LCDs are a growing commodity in todays market with products as diverse as children's toys to medical devices. Modern LCDs, along with the graphics displayed on them, are growing in complexity. A graphics library can simplify and accelerate development while creating the desired user experience. TI provides the MSP430 Graphics Library for use in developing products with the MSP430™ MCU. This application report describes design considerations when using the MSP430 Graphics Library, and provides an example of implementation and optimization.