Week 1 

Thursday Jan 21

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

Tuesday Jan 26

In Class Lecture:

Chapter 1: – Continued…

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

Thursday Jan 28

Due: Outline of Chapters 1, 2, & 3 submitted via dropbox.

In Class Lecture Chapter 3

Reading: Graphic Design History

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

 


Week 3

Tuesday Feb 2 

Due outline of Chapter 4

In Class Lecture Chapter 4

Reading: Graphic Design History 

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

Homework: Read & Outline Chapter 5

 

Thursday Feb 4

Due outline of Chapter 5

In Class Lecture Chapter 5

Reading: Graphic Design History

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

Homework: Read & Review chapters 1-5

 


Week 4

Tuesday Feb 9

 In class Review : Chapters 1-5

Thursday Feb 11

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

 


Week 5

Feb Feb 16

Due outline of Chapter 6

In Class Lecture Chapter 6

Reading: Graphic Design History

Chapter 7: Mass Mediation 1850-1900s pg. 129-147

Homework: Read & Outline Chapter 7

 

Thursday Feb 18

Due outline of Chapter 7

In Class Lecture Chapter 7

Reading: Graphic Design History 

Chapter 8: Formations of the Modern Movement 1800s-1910s pg. 151-171

Homework: Read & Outline Chapter 8

 


Week 6

Tuesday Feb 23

Due outline of Chapter 8

In Class Lecture Chapter 8

Reading: Graphic Design History

Chapter 9: Innovation & Persuasion 1910s-1930 pg. 175-197

Homework: Read & Outline Chapter 9

 

Thursday Feb 25

Due outline of Chapter 9

In Class Lecture Chapter 9

Reading: Graphic Design History 

Homework Review Chapters 6-9

 


 Week 7

Tuesday Mar 1

In class review 6-9

Thursday Mar 3

Exam: 2  (Chapter 6) to (Chapter 9)

 

Reading: Graphic Design History

Chapter 10: The Culture of Consumption 1920s-1930s pg. 201-219

Homework: Read & Outline Chapter 10


SPRING BREAK!


 

Week 8

Tuesday  Mar 15

Due outline of Chapter 10

In class lecture chapter 10

Reading: Graphic Design History

Chapter 11: Public Interest Campaigns & Information Design pg. 223-243

Homework: Read & Outline Chapter 11

Thursday Mar 17

Due outline of Chapter 11

In class lecture chapter 11

Reading: Graphic Design History

Chapter 12: Corporate Identities & International Style pg. 247-265

Homework: Read & Outline Chapter 12


Week 9

Tuesday Mar 22

Due outline of Chapter 12

 

In class lecture chapter 12

Reading: Graphic Design History

Chapter 13: Pop & Protest pg. 269-285

Homework: Read & Outline Chapter 13

Thursday Mar 24

Due outline of Chapter 13

 

In class lecture chapter 13

Homework Review Chapters 10-13


Week 10

Tuesday Mar 29

Review chapter 10 -13

 

Thursday Mar 31

Exam: 3  (Chapter 10) to (Chapter 13)

 

Reading: No More Rules Graphic Design and Postmodernism

Intro & Chapter 1: Origins


Week 11

Tuesday  April 5

Reading: No More Rules Graphic Design and Postmodernism

Chapter 2: Deconstruction pg.38-69

 

 

Thursday April 7

Reading: No More Rules Graphic Design and Postmodernism

Chapter 3: Appropriation pg.70-95


Week 12

Tuesday April 12

Reading: No More Rules Graphic Design and Postmodernism

Chapter 2: Deconstruction pg.38-69

 

 

Thursday  April 14

Reading: No More Rules Graphic Design and Postmodernism

Chapter 4: Techno pg.96-117


Week 13

Tuesday April 19

Reading: No More Rules Graphic Design and Postmodernism

Chapter 3: Appropriation pg.70-95

 


 

Week 14

Tuesday April 26

Reading: No More Rules Graphic Design and Postmodernism

Chapter 5: Authorship pg.148-171

 

Thursday April  28

Reading: No More Rules Graphic Design and Postmodernism

Chapter 6: Opposition pg.118-147

Review of Post Modernism: Practice & Concepts

 



Week 15

Tuesday May 3- Last day of class

 

 

 

 

Exam 4: No More Rules – Take home – DUE