The History of Graphic Design

The website takes you through the following topics:

  1. Symbols: How and what they communicate
  2. How handwriting developed and translated into printed type
  3. Typographic Milestones: 1450-1960
  4. A condensed history of the book
  5. Arts & crafts and the private press movement
  6. The poster’s development and social impact
  7. The twentieth century avant-garde’s influence of graphic design
  8. The Bauhaus
  9. The origins of advertising
  10. The digital revolution in graphic design
  11. New Wave, post modern, post industrial and deconstuctionism

The History of Graphic Design