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
Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Extra credit: Watch then write, design or draw a reaction to this video. Chapter 2 • In the Classical period, graphic design became a component of literacy. Design literacy suggests the existence of a common cultural understanding of the meaning of the visual forms, as well as the materials and contexts, … Continued
Click here to view the slides in a web browser Note: if you hover your mouse over the left edge of the browser you can view the slides and navigate forward and backwards. Also the first slide loads blank, click in the browser to advance each slide. Key Points & Study Questions: Chapter 1 … Continued
The required text book for this course is Graphic Design History: A critical Guide We will also be referencing No More Rules Graphic Design and Postmodernism: by Rick Poynor. This book will also be useful for your research paper.