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....

Age of Information

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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....

Early Swiss Postmodern Design

Tendencies toward postmodern graphic design first emerged from individuals working within the dicta of the International Typographic Style. The main thrust of...

Dan Friedman

Educator, graphic and furniture designer. Friedman was born in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1945. He received a BFA from Carnegie Institute of Technology,...

Carin Goldberg

Carin Goldberg was born in New York City and studied at the Cooper Union School of Art. She began her career as...

Armando Testa

The Armando Testa agency's roots date to 1937, when Armando Testa won his first competition with a poster for ICI, a company...

Friso Kramer

The work of Dutch designer Friso Kramer plays a significant role in the development of the national style from the 1940s until...

Experimental Jetset

Experimental Jetset is a small, independent, Amsterdam-based graphic design studio, founded in 1997 by (and still consisting of) Marieke Stolk, Erwin Brinkers...

Chris Bigg

Chris Bigg has been practicing graphic design for the past 25 years with clients spanning music, fashion, and education.

Crosby/Fletcher/Forbes

Other important clients in the mid-1960s included Penguin, where the art director Germano Facetti was introducing colour, illustration and photographic imagery to...