A History of Graphic Design

Industrial Revolution

18th-19th Century

In this era, industrial machinery was changing at a fast pace. Industrial  technologies had lowered the cost of printing. Darius Wells had invented the lateral router, which printed posters on wood and reduced the cost of making posters because they used wood instead of metal.

Links:

Manuscript Design in Antiquity & the Middle Ages

Art Nouveau 

Graphic Design in the 20th Century

Postwar Graphic Design

Postmodern Graphic Design

The Digital Revolution Pt.I

The Digital Revolution Pt.II

Advertisements

One Comment Add yours

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s