ART345 History of Design

  • Readings: 1.26 + 1.28 + 1.30

    January 21, 2009

    Photography and the birth of Mass Communications: Meggs, pp. 142–152.

  • More videos about Linotype

    January 18, 2009

  • Hand Setting Type

    January 14, 2009

  • Annotated Bibliography & Abstract Due

    Your abstract and and annotated bibliography for the Historical Context paper is due Monday 1.26.09, by the end of the day (11:59pm). You need to write a 250 word (give or take) abstract stating the objective of your paper. You will also need to include a list of research sources (books, journals, films, etc) and … Read More

  • Research Paper Requirements

    Someone brought it to my attention that I didn't mention if the papers were to be single spaced or double spaced. That was my bad, and to answer that question, it should be double spaced with 1 inch margins in 12pt Times New Roman (no 12pt display fonts).

  • Readings: 1.21–1.23

    January 10, 2009

    19th-Century Design Reform: Meggs, pp. 167-189; William Morris, The Lesser Arts

  • Readings: 1.12–1.16

    The Enlightenment and the Industrial Revolution: Meggs, pp.117–142;Adrian Forty, The First Industrial Designers

  • Course Syllabus: Spring 2009

    Art 428 – 3 credit hoursRoom: OP2110Monday + Wednesday + Friday  12:30pm–1:20pm Course DescriptionThis course offers a history of design and design culture, with an emphasis on the development and significance of Graphic Design. Each week, a different historical period or theme will be explored and the relationships between graphic design and a larger design … Read More