The History of Graphic Design category is for sites about the processes and events of the past which have greatly impacted the profession and study of graphic design. All sites are suitable for children and teens to read and use for enjoyment or for schoolwork.
The Art of Persuasion: American Graphic Design Comes of Age
[ Teens ] Read a critical analysis of the history of American advertising and graphic design during the early 20th century. Includes samples.
The History of PostScript
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Learn the story of modern PostScript technology and its impact on the publishing industry.
The Italian Futurist Book
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Exhibition showcasing Futurism's innovative uses of typography and graphic design, from the years 1909-1944.
Parkland College - GDS 102 Graphic Design History
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Review an online course given by the college's Fine and Applied Arts Department in Champaign, Illinois. Survey twelve major graphic styles since 1890. Includes timeline and links to influential designers.
Posters American Style
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] View major posters from the last century. Learn about their design, printing and historical impact on culture. Includes audio. Collection by the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
Timeline for Graphic Design History
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] View a timeline of significant events from the start of the Industrial Revolution in the 1820's to the use of web browsers in the 1990's.
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