“Styles come and go. Good design is a language, not a style.”
–Massimo Vignelli

 

The history and use of graphical design stems about as far back as the ages we first started creating tools. Through the use of these tools, we made our first mark, 
we began communicating.

 
Plata

Time

is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils.      

Hector Louis Berlioz

Photo - Johan Tørhaug.

ABOUT

This page is created to inform graphic designers, students and any one interested in the history of art and in particular sources of influences on graphical design. The history and eras of graphical design is what this page is all about. Created by a student for the next generation of students.


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