Questions On Graphic Design

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• Cite all sources!
Answer:
1. Meggs, Philip B., and Alston W. Purvis. Meggs' History of Graphic Design. 4th ed. Hoboken, N.J.: J. Wiley & Sons, 2006. Print.

monday, october 27

chapter 20 corporate identity
• What are the hallmarks of the style/design movement?
Answer:
• consistency
• understanding the audience
• creative design
• relevance

• List and write a detailed analysis of at least one innovator that created work in the style/design movement. Analysis can include background, education, design philosophy, etc.
Answer: Giovanni Pintori was a graphic designer from Oristano, Italy. He studied at Higher Institute for Artistic Industries, where he finished in 1936.(2) After completing his education, Pintori went to work. He is most known
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Answer:
• universal
• basic shapes
• visually unique
• timeless

• List and write a detailed analysis of at least one innovator that created work in the style/design movement. Analysis can include background, education, design philosophy, etc.
Answer: Paul Rand was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1914. While he was young, he would paint signs for his father's business and also for school events. Rand's father did not think that art could provide a good career for his son, so he required Paul to go to high school while also taking night classes. For the most part, Paul Rand taught himself about design by looking at different magazines. He eventually also enrolled at and attended Parsons School of Design and the Art Students League of New York. (1)

• Locate at least two design examples created by the innovator that aren’t found in our textbook. Include the images and URLs where the images are located.
Answer:

Sources:
Left- http://www.pinterest.com/pin/320811173428639845/
Right- http://i28.tinypic.com/28i87cp.jpg

• Locate at least two contemporary designs that reference the original style/design movement and write a detailed analysis how these designs are connected to the style/design movement. Include the images and URLs where the images are
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It's almost like hieroglyphs or pictograms. The poster on the right follows the basic shapes principle and the timeless principle. If the text were taken away, there would be nothing left to date the design.

Sources:
Left- http://fc02.deviantart.net/fs71/i/2011/054/b/9/ipod__paul_rand_inspired__by_alm275-d3a7tmb.jpg
Right-
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