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GRAF 234 History of Graphic Design

Credits: 3
Prerequisites: none
Distance Learning Options:

The history of graphic design is an evolution in aesthetics, technology, style and visual communication.  This course identifies the key movements within the history of graphic design from the Graphic Renaissance throughout today and highlights how these movements have mirrored and changed the course of our society and the field of graphic design.  Lectures, images and texts will be used in each of the following periods:  Graphic Renaissance, the Industrial revolution, Mid-Century Modernism, Late-Modernism, Post-Modernism and the Digital Age.