The Prologue

Graphic Renaissance

Industrial Revolution

Modernist Era

Aleksander Wat

Aleksander Wat is the pen name of Aleksander Chwat (1 May 1900 – 29 July 1967), a...

Rosalinde Fuller

Rosalinde Fuller began her career by performing the old English country songs she and her sisters had collected as teen-agers, appeared on...

Bolsheviks

The Bolsheviks, derived from большинство bol'shinstvo, "majority", literally meaning "one of the majority") were a faction of the Marxist Russian Social Democratic...

Simultaneity

Simultaneity is the property of two events happening at the same time in a frame of reference. According to Einstein's Theory of...

Paul Éluard

Paul Éluard, born Eugène Émile Paul Grindel was a French poet who was one of the founders of the surrealist movement. Éluard...

Simon & Schuster publishing company

Simon & Schuster, Inc., a division of CBS Corporation, is a publisher founded in New York City in 1924 by Richard L....

Die Form

It was not only the avant-garde magazines such as Merz which carried the progressive message to Switzerland. Die Form, the Werkbund journal, was another....

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Andrew Altmann

Andy Altmann graduated in graphic design from the Royal College of Art in 1987 and almost immediately...

THE DIGITAL REVOLUTION AND BEYOND

By the early 21 century, many people had become dependent on the internet for information and entertainment....

Fred Woodward

A select group of magazine editors, designers, and other denizens of publishing’s late hours will remember Fred Woodward this way: sitting in...

David Tartakover

David Tartakover is an Israeli graphic designer, political activist, artist and design educator. He studied at the Bezalel Academy...

Brian Collins

Brian Collins is an American designer, creative director, and educator. He was the Chief Creative Officer of the Brand Integration Group, Ogilvy...

Axel Type Family

The first font family published by FontShop AG made its debut at TYPO Berlin 2009. The spreadsheet-friendly typeface was born out of Erik...

Supermannerism

During the 1960s, supermannerism and supergraphics were words coined to describe breaks with modern design. Like many art history labels, supermannerism was...

Paula Scher

Paula Scher moved to New York City and took her first job as a layout artist for Random House's children's book division.

Moiré

In physics, mathematics, and art, a moiré pattern is a secondary and visually evident superimposed pattern created, for example, when two identical...

Jayme Odgers

Jayme Odgers is a graphic designer, photo-designer and artist. He is best known for his California New Wave design and experimental collage...