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  • American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) Design Archives - Browse, search and view selections from a contemporary collection of thousands of design pieces which have been awarded recognition or honored by the AIGA.
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  • About: Graphic Design: History - View condensed timelines spanning tens of thousands of years, from the first known visual communication to the computer age of today.
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  • April Greiman: Made in Space - Visit the home page of this pioneering woman who helped introduce the computer vernacular to design through experimental mergers of type and image.
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  • Art of Persuasion - Read a critical analysis of American advertising and design during the early 20th century. View samples.
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  • Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND): The CND Logo - Read an essay about the history behind the peace symbol, designed in 1958 by Gerald Holtom.
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  • Colophon Page: The Italian Futurist Book - View an exhibition showcasing Futurism's innovative uses of typography from 1909-1944.
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  • Design Archive Online - Review twentieth century magazine design and photography with biographical profiles of designers. A project of the Rochester Institute of Technology, the image archives have limited access.
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  • Design History Society - The Society promotes and supports the study of design history. Its activities include the publication of a journal and newsletter, an annual conference, management of a discussion list, grants and prizes for research, and awards for events.
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  • Docs Populi - View the home page of Lincoln Cushing, Cuban poster artist, with his collections of oppositional visual art, political propaganda, and related writings.
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  • Famous Logos - View a compilation of popular logos and their design elements.
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  • Flickr: Photos from Alki1 - View personal image collections from a contributor. Sets of images range from American and Bauhaus to Russian Constructivist and Swiss International design.
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  • Graphic Design from the 1920s and 1930s in Travel Ephemera - View an international collection of travel brochures, airline and ocean liner time-tables, auto road maps, luggage labels, advertising and publications.
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  • History of Graphic Design - View examples and read background on graphic design milestones. Includes photos, videos, chronology and references.
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  • Moore College of Art & Design: Graphic Design History - View lectures and coursework based on Phillip Meggs' textbooks.
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  • Museum of Modern Art: Aleksandr Rodchenko - The Museum of Modern Art in New York presents the history and work of one of the leading Russian artists in the period following the Revolution of October 1917.
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  • National Academic Mailing List Service: Design History - Text-based forum for design issues, local information, and reviews by the Design History Society in the United Kingdom.
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  • National Library of Australia: Follow the Sun - View a collection of 1930s to 1950s Australian travel posters. Browse images by destination, symbol, style, or artist.
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  • Parkland College: GDS 131 Graphic Design History - Review an online course given by Parkland College's Fine and Applied Arts Department in Champaign, Illinois.
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  • Pushpin Group - Explore the graphic and illustrative work of Seymour Chwast, one of the founding members of the iconic Push Pin Studios in 1954, along with Milton Glaser and Edward Sorel.
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  • Remember Those Great Volkswagen Ads? - Profile of book which is a compilation of Volkswagen's press, radio and television campaigns.
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  • Salon: Tibor Kalman - The obituary of this innovative designer, best known for the work he created with his New York design firm and his brief editorship of Colors magazine.
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  • Smithsonian American Art Museum: Posters American Style - View major posters from the last century. Learn about their design, printing and historical impact on culture. Includes audio.
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  • Typotheque: Articles: Design History - Browse a variety of articles from authors such as Ellen Lupton and Steven Heller, collected by this type foundry based in The Hague, the Netherlands.
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  • Unimark International - Read about the formation, success and eventual decline of the design firm founded by Ralph Eckerstrom, former design director for Container Corporation of America, and Massimo Vignelli.
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  • University of Florida: Graphic Design: Typography - Examine typographic specimens in book designs from the 15th to 20th centuries. From the Rare Book Collection of the Department of Special Collections.
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  • Wikipedia: Dada - Read about the history, literature and design characteristics of this anti-art cultural movement that grew from World War II to 1920.
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  • Wikipedia: El Lissitzky - Read about the life and works of this Russian avant-gardist who helped develop Suprematism and influenced architecture, literature, art, photography and design.
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  • Wikipedia: Graphic Design - Read an account of early and modern graphic design history in this encyclopedia article. View sample images.
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