[HISTORY OF DESIGN] Reflections Week 14

Graphic Design so Far: Ang Sang Soo: He is the “godfather of Korean typography”. He uses Hangul, the Korean alphabet, to create very interesting designs. Much more than a typographer and graphic designer, he is a multi-faceted cultural producer who transmits his poignant philosophy through various mediums from visual design to poetry, photography, and installation. With about 40 years of… Read more →

[HISTORY OF DESIGN] Reflections Week 13

From Cubism to Futurism and much much more, to the Bauhaus, it took a really long time for art to evolve in so many different ways to reach the Bauhaus. I think it is really interesting how each movement is usually a reaction or argument to the movement that came before it.  Another thing I found interesting is the 2… Read more →

[HISTORY OF DESIGN] Reflections Week 11

In the second lecture, we looked at Art Noveau. Alphonse Mucha is one of my favourite artists and I was excited to learn about his works in class. Alfons Maria Mucha known internationally as Alphonse Mucha, was a Czech painter, illustrator and graphic artist, living in Paris during the Art Nouveau period, best known for his distinctly stylized and decorative theatrical… Read more →

[HISTORY OF DESIGN] Reflections Week 10

History of Graphic Design Writing to Typography   I found the Rebus Principle the most interesting topic in today’s lecture.     A rebus (/ˈriːbəs/) is a puzzle device which combines the use of illustrated pictures with individual letters to depict words and/or phrases. For example: the word “been” might be depicted by a rebus showing an illustrated bumblebee next to a plus sign… Read more →

[HISTORY OF DESIGN] Reflections Week 3-5

Week 3:  Interactivity  The ability of the user to alter the media. There is reciprocal exchange between viewer and artwork. Cybernetics is defined as “the science of communications and automatic control systems in both machines and living things”. It was interesting to learn and take into consideration how the things we use in our lives everyday is part of the… Read more →

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