Week 1 

Thursday Sept 2

Reading: Graphic Design History 

Introduction: Reading Graphic Design History pg. ix-xxix

Chapter 1: From Prehistory to Early Writing 35,00-500 BCE pg. 3-13


Week 2

Thursday Sept 9

In Class Lecture:

Chapter 1: – Continued…

Chapter 2: Classical Literacy 700 BCE-400 CE pg. 17-29

Due: Outline of Chapters 1, 2, & 3

Reading: Graphic Design History

Chapter 3: Medieval Letterforms &  Book Formats 400-1250 pg. 33-53

 


Week 3

Monday Sept 13

In Class Lecture Chapter 3

Reading: Graphic Design History 

Chapter 4: Renaissance Design: Standardization and Modularization in Print 1450-1660 pg. 57-79

Homework: Read & Outline Chapter 5

 

Thursday Sept 16

Due outline of Chapter 4

Due outline of Chapter 5

 

 


Week 4

Monday Sept 20

In Class Lecture Chapter 5

Reading: Graphic Design History

Chapter 5: Modern Typography & the Creation of the Public Sphere 1660-1800 pg. 83-103

 

 

Thursday Sept 23

 In class Review : Chapters 1-5

Homework: Read & Review chapters 1-5


Week 5

Monday Sept 27

Exam: 1 Prehistory (Chapter 1) to Modern Typography (Chapter 5)

Reading: Graphic Design History 

Homework – Chapter 6: The Graphic Effects of Industrial Production 1800-1850 pg. 107-125

Homework: Read & Outline Chapter 6