Graphic Design
AN INTRODUCTION
What is it?
In graphic design, "the essence is to
give order to information, form to ideas,
expression and feeling to arti...
Graphic Design
A VISUAL HISTORY
Early Design
Lascaux, France. circa 14000 B.C.E.
Early Design
Egyptian Hieroglyphics, date unknown
Early Design
Book of Kells, AD 800
Early Design
Gutenberg Bible 1450s
First text in western
Europe that used
movable type.
Reproduction now
more economic and...
Enlightenment
Pamphlet, John Locke, 1734
Enlightenment
Declaration of Independence, 1776
Design as symbol of
resistance
Industrial Revolution
Toulouse-Lautrec Poster late 1800s
The Dawn of Advertising
Industrial Revolution
Advertisement Late 1800s
Art Nouveau
Modern Design
DaDa-inspired poster 1920s
DaDa
1920s-30s
Paris, Germany
New York
Modern Design
Bauhaus Poster 1923
The Bauhaus Movement
1919-1933
Mirrors Cubism and
Constructivist movements
in art world
Modern Design
Bauhaus Poster
The Bauhaus Movement
1919-1933
Modern Design
Soviet Constructivist
Design
Swiss Movement
Piet Mondrian
The influence of
the Swiss
Swiss Movement
The influence of
the Swiss
Swiss Movement
Helvetica Poster
The influence of
the Swiss
Helvetica
Swiss Movement
VW Beetle Ad, 1950s
The influence of
the Swiss
Swiss Movement
Magazine Cover, 1969
The influence of
the Swiss
American Modernism
Logos
Paul Rand
1914-1996
Book Cover
Paul Rand
1914-1996
American Modernism
American Modernism
Album Cover
1960s & Pop Art
Milton Glaser
Post-Modernism
Magazine Cover
Tibor Kalman
1949-1999
Post-Modernism
Magazine Cover
David Carson
Post-Modernism
Poster 1995
Paula Scher
Post-Modernism
Poster 1995
Stefan Sagmeister
Post-Modernism
Magazine Cover
Tibor Kalman
1949-1999
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Design History

  1. 1. Graphic Design AN INTRODUCTION
  2. 2. What is it? In graphic design, "the essence is to give order to information, form to ideas, expression and feeling to artifacts that document human experience." (Meggs)
  3. 3. Graphic Design A VISUAL HISTORY
  4. 4. Early Design Lascaux, France. circa 14000 B.C.E.
  5. 5. Early Design Egyptian Hieroglyphics, date unknown
  6. 6. Early Design Book of Kells, AD 800
  7. 7. Early Design Gutenberg Bible 1450s First text in western Europe that used movable type. Reproduction now more economic and efficient
  8. 8. Enlightenment Pamphlet, John Locke, 1734
  9. 9. Enlightenment Declaration of Independence, 1776 Design as symbol of resistance
  10. 10. Industrial Revolution Toulouse-Lautrec Poster late 1800s The Dawn of Advertising
  11. 11. Industrial Revolution Advertisement Late 1800s Art Nouveau
  12. 12. Modern Design DaDa-inspired poster 1920s DaDa 1920s-30s Paris, Germany New York
  13. 13. Modern Design Bauhaus Poster 1923 The Bauhaus Movement 1919-1933 Mirrors Cubism and Constructivist movements in art world
  14. 14. Modern Design Bauhaus Poster The Bauhaus Movement 1919-1933
  15. 15. Modern Design Soviet Constructivist Design
  16. 16. Swiss Movement Piet Mondrian The influence of the Swiss
  17. 17. Swiss Movement The influence of the Swiss
  18. 18. Swiss Movement Helvetica Poster The influence of the Swiss Helvetica
  19. 19. Swiss Movement VW Beetle Ad, 1950s The influence of the Swiss
  20. 20. Swiss Movement Magazine Cover, 1969 The influence of the Swiss
  21. 21. American Modernism Logos Paul Rand 1914-1996
  22. 22. Book Cover Paul Rand 1914-1996 American Modernism
  23. 23. American Modernism Album Cover 1960s & Pop Art Milton Glaser
  24. 24. Post-Modernism Magazine Cover Tibor Kalman 1949-1999
  25. 25. Post-Modernism Magazine Cover David Carson
  26. 26. Post-Modernism Poster 1995 Paula Scher
  27. 27. Post-Modernism Poster 1995 Stefan Sagmeister
  28. 28. Post-Modernism Magazine Cover Tibor Kalman 1949-1999
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