History Of Graphic Design


I found this little site on the history of graphic design. Pretty good read. It’s unfortunate that the design of the site isn’t all that great.        

3 Comments on "History Of Graphic Design"

  • Christian says

    Hmmm… Otl Aicher is spelled “Otto Aicher”. Not too sure about that.

  • Antonio says

    Christian, I’ve seen his name spelled both ways.

  • I wrote about the history of graphic design at college in my earlier days, consisting of:

    1. Industrial Revolution
    2. Art & Crafts-William Morris
    3. Art Nouveau
    4. Expressionism
    5. Modernism-Futurism
    6. Modernism-Bauhaus
    7. Art Deco
    8. Dadaism
    9. Realism
    10. Late Modernism-60’s Psychedelia
    11. Neville Brody

    I guess there’s design is like a dice with multiple sides