Category Archives: Readings

Understanding New Media for Friday

Hello Class, I want you to read the following article and watch the following video interview with Saul Bass for Friday.

Art is Work: Milton Glaser

If one of the definitions we have concerning art is that it serves its public by reflecting and explaining the world at a particular moment in history, it is hard to believe that design does not serve in a similar way. In any case, the issue has become blurred since art currently seems mostly about … Read More

Readings: 3.30 + 4.1 + 4.3

Postmodernism: READING: Meggs, pp. 466-87; Woodham, pp. 183-203

Readings: 3.23 + 3.25 + 3.27

The New York School, The New Advertising: READING: Meggs, pp. 374-398

Readings: 3.16 + 3.18 + 3.20

International Style & Corporate Identity: READING:  Meggs, pp. 356-73; Meggs, pp. 399-414; Woodham, 141-63

Readings: 3.2 + 3.4

WWII and Beyond: READING: Woodham, pp. 111–139 and remember no class March 6th!

Readings: 2.23 + 2.25 + 2.27

The 20s and 30s Style: READING: Meggs, pp. 278–286Woodham, pp. 65–109

Readings: 2.9 + 2.11 + 2.13

Herbert Bayer & The Bauhaus: READING: Meggs, pp. 310-352

Readings: 2.9 + 2.11 + 2.13

Modernism and the Avant-Garde: READING: Meggs, pp. 248-56, 287-309; Woodham, pp. 29-63

How to Print

Hello Class, One of your classmates sent me this link to a resource at the Museum of Modern Art that describes the different printing methods we have discussed this semester. Take a few minutes and visit the site to get a better understanding of the printing process.