ART345 History of Design

  • Readings: 3.30 + 4.1 + 4.3

    March 25, 2009

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

  • What is a Case Study?

    Hello Class, As mentioned in class here is a link to an example of a case study.Toyota Scion Here are a couple of files you can download.Case Study 1Case Study 2 Finally, go to the AIGA website and type in "Case Study" in the search feature and check out all the examples listed on the … Read More

  • Who wants to see Sketches of Frank Gehry?

    March 23, 2009

    Please post a comment to this post if you are interested in watching the documentary film Sketches of Frank Gehry on Wednesday April 8th at 7pm. There is no commitment on your part. I just want a general idea if there is interest.

  • An interview with Paul Rand

    March 21, 2009

    I found this 1991 interview on YouTube where designer Miggs Burroughs interviews Paul Rand. While not the wittiest of conversations, Miggs does let Rand go off on tangents where he does make some profound comments.

  • Post Your Contemporary Paper Abstract Here

    Hello Class, You can start posting your paper abstracts here. Just click on the comments link below and paste your 250 word(ish) abstract and annotated bibliography. The abstract and bibliography doesn't have to be in any style (APA, MLA, Chicago, etc). With the abstract, I'm looking for clear examples of what you plan to discuss … Read More

  • Readings: 3.23 + 3.25 + 3.27

    March 20, 2009

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

  • Readings: 3.16 + 3.18 + 3.20

    March 16, 2009

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

  • Quizzes and Midterm Answers

    These are the answers from the Midterm.1. Free Question2. Steam Engine3. C4. Line-O-Type Machine 5. D6. C7. C8. B9. C10. C11. Half-Tone Screen12. Ukiyo-e prints of the Tokugawa Period13. E14. The Vienna Secession was a reaction to the floral art nouveau of other parts of Europe.  or  The Vienna Secession was a reaction to the … Read More

  • Who wants to see Helvetica?

    Please post a comment to this post if you are interested in watching the documentary film Helvetica on Wednesday March 25th at 7pm. There is no commitment on your part. I just want a general idea if there is interest.

  • Mid Term Quiz

    March 1, 2009

    Here is the Mid Term. This quiz will be due Wednesday so bring a printout to class. Quizzes will not be accepted after 1:20pm on Wednesday March 4th. FYI: short answer really means short answer (one sentence or less). 1. Who was Giambattista Bodoni’s initial design influence?A.    Pierre DidotB.    John BaskervilleC.    William CaslonD.    William Addison … Read More

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