Chapter 4 keynote file & study questions

Chapter 4 Key points   • Graphic design in the Renaissance was formally and technically bound to the development of letterpress printing.   • Late Medieval letterforms, page formats, and layout conventions were standardized as they migrated to printed forms, and print had a similar effect on other disciplines, establishing norms of written composition, rhetoric, … Continued

Chapters 6 – 9 Review

Review Slides Additional slides ( not included in review slides above ) GE logo, Influenced by Jugendstil ( see Jugendstil examples bellow )

Manifestos & ch 9 keynote

Chapter 9 keynote   Review Slides Chapter 9 Study Questions What are the basic tenets of modernism? What does the word avant garde mean? In his Futurist Manifesto, Filippo Marinetti declared that what was a beautiful as the Venus de Milo? What Dadaist techniques inspired contemporary design? What is Modern graphic design is characterized by? … Continued

Broadside Extra Credit

Using your notes create a stylized broadside layout in either Indesign or Illustrator on a sheet of 13 x 19  paper. Use examples from chapters 4 & 5 for reference / inspiration. Try to keep an authentic look and feel, but also feel free to explore more updated layout / grid options. Use your design … Continued


Chapter 8 Keynote slides Chapter 8 Study Questions    Why was Owen Jones’ Grammar of Ornament significant?   What was Arts and Crafts typography most inspired by?   What are some examples of Arts and Crafts publication?   Why were the writings of John Ruskin so influential?   William Morris sought to do what?   … Continued