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Index Graphic design

Graphic design is the process of visual communication and problem-solving through the use of typography, photography and illustration. [1]

190 relations: Adbusters, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Systems, Adrian Frutiger, Advertising, Aesthetics, Album cover, Aldus Manutius, Alex Steinweiss, Ancient Rome, Andrew Bradford, Animation, Animator, Application software, Architecture, Art director, Art Nouveau, Artistic rendering, Arts and Crafts movement, Bauhaus, Benjamin Franklin, Benjamin Harris (publisher), Brand, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Closing credits, Color theory, Communication design, Composition (visual arts), Comprehensive layout, Computer graphics, Concept art, Constructivism (art), Consumerism, Copywriting, Corporate design, Corporate identity, Creative director, Creative industries, Creativity, Crowdsourcing, Dark Ages (historiography), Data visualization, Design, Design education, Desktop publishing, Die (manufacturing), Dieline, Digital illustration, ..., DTP artist, El Lissitzky, Ellen Lupton, Emigre (magazine), End user, Entertainment, Erik Spiekermann, European Design Award, Filmmaking, Fine art, First Things First 1964 manifesto, First Things First 2000 manifesto, Foil stamping, Franklin stove, Freelancer, Frutiger (typeface), GIMP, Ginza, Glyph, Graphic art software, Graphic designer, Graphical user interface, Grid (graphic design), Harvard University, Henry Cole, Herbert Bayer, Icon design, Idea, Illuminated manuscript, Illustration, Image, Image editing, Infographic, Information design, Information technology, Inkscape, Instructional design, Interactive design, Interactivity, International Typographic Style, Jan Tschichold, Johannes Gutenberg, Josef Müller-Brockmann, Judgement, Ken Garland, Krita, Landscape architecture, Language, Lascaux, Laser cutting, László Moholy-Nagy, Lightness, List of art media, List of graphic designers, Logo, London Underground, Look and feel, Marketing communications, Material culture, Memorandum, Modern typography, Motion graphic design, Movable type, Multimedia, National Park Service, New media, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Off Book, Opening credits, Oxford University Press, Oyster Bay (town), New York, Packaging and labeling, Page layout, PagePlus, Paper, Paper embossing, Papyrus, Paste up, Paul Rand, Pearson Education, Pen, Pencil, Pennsylvania Gazette, Photography, Pictogram, Placemaking, Printing press, Private press, Product (business), Production artist, Publick Occurrences Both Forreign and Domestick, QuarkXPress, Raster graphics, Raster scan, Renaissance humanism, Rick Poynor, Rosetta Stone, Rudy VanderLans, Scribus, Signage, Software design, Software developer, Song dynasty, St. Martin's Press, Style guide, Tang dynasty, Taschen, Technical drawing tool, Technical illustration, Technical writing, The Boston News-Letter, The Great Exhibition, The Saturday Evening Post, Tokyo, Town crier, Traffic sign, Trajan's Column, Typeface, Typography, United States Department of Labor, Univers, User experience design, User guide, User interface design, Vector graphics, Visual arts, Visual communication, Visual culture, Visual design elements and principles, Visualization (graphics), Wayfinding, Web design, Web developer, William Addison Dwiggins, William Bradford (Colonial printer), William Caxton, William Hogarth, William Morris, Wired (magazine), Writing. Expand index (140 more) »


The Adbusters Media Foundation is a Canadian-based not-for-profit, pro-environment organization founded in 1989 by Kalle Lasn and Bill Schmalz in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Illustrator is a vector graphics editor developed and marketed by Adobe Systems.

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Adobe InDesign

Adobe InDesign is a desktop publishing software application produced by Adobe Systems.

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Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop is a raster graphics editor developed and published by Adobe Systems for macOS and Windows.

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Adobe Systems

Adobe Systems Incorporated, commonly known as Adobe, is an American multinational computer software company.

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Adrian Frutiger

Adrian Frutiger (pronounced) (24 May 1928 – 10 September 2015) was a Swiss typeface designer who influenced the direction of type design in the second half of the 20th century.

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Advertising is an audio or visual form of marketing communication that employs an openly sponsored, non-personal message to promote or sell a product, service or idea.

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Aesthetics (also spelled esthetics) is a branch of philosophy that explores the nature of art, beauty, and taste, with the creation and appreciation of beauty.

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Album cover

An album cover is the front of the packaging of a commercially released audio recording product, or album.

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Aldus Manutius

Aldus Pius Manutius (Aldo Pio Manuzio; 1449/14526 February 1515) was a Venetian humanist, scholar, and educator.

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Alex Steinweiss

Alexander "Alex" Steinweiss (March 24, 1917 – July 17, 2011) was a graphic design artist known for inventing album cover art.

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Ancient Rome

In historiography, ancient Rome is Roman civilization from the founding of the city of Rome in the 8th century BC to the collapse of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century AD, encompassing the Roman Kingdom, Roman Republic and Roman Empire until the fall of the western empire.

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Andrew Bradford

Andrew Bradford (1686 – November 24, 1742) was an early American printer in colonial Philadelphia.

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Animation is a dynamic medium in which images or objects are manipulated to appear as moving images.

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An animator is an artist who creates multiple images, known as frames, which give an illusion of movement called animation when displayed in rapid sequence.

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Application software

An application software (app or application for short) is a computer software designed to perform a group of coordinated functions, tasks, or activities for the benefit of the user.

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Architecture is both the process and the product of planning, designing, and constructing buildings or any other structures.

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Art director

Art director is the title for a variety of similar job functions in theater, advertising, marketing, publishing, fashion, film and television, the Internet, and video games.

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Art Nouveau

Art Nouveau is an international style of art, architecture and applied art, especially the decorative arts, that was most popular between 1890 and 1910.

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Artistic rendering

Rendering in visual art and technical drawing means the process of formulating, adding color, shading, and texturing of an image.

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Arts and Crafts movement

The Arts and Crafts movement was an international movement in the decorative and fine arts that began in Britain and flourished in Europe and North America between about 1880 and 1920, emerging in Japan (the Mingei movement) in the 1920s.

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Staatliches Bauhaus, commonly known simply as Bauhaus, was a German art school operational from 1919 to 1933 that combined crafts and the fine arts, and was famous for the approach to design that it publicized and taught.

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Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin (April 17, 1790) was an American polymath and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.

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Benjamin Harris (publisher)

Benjamin Harris (fl. 1673-1716) an English publisher, a figure of the Popish Plot in England who then moved to New England as an early journalist.

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A brand is a name, term, design, symbol, or other feature that distinguishes an organization or product from its rivals in the eyes of the customer.

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Bureau of Labor Statistics

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is a unit of the United States Department of Labor.

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Closing credits

Closing credits or end credits are a list of the cast and crew of a particular motion picture, television program, or video game.

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Color theory

In the visual arts, color theory or colour theory is a body of practical guidance to color mixing and the visual effects of a specific color combination.

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Communication design

A communication design is a mixed discipline between design and information-development which is concerned with how media intervention such as printed, crafted, electronic media or presentations communicate with people.

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Composition (visual arts)

In the visual arts, composition is the placement or arrangement of visual elements or 'ingredients' in a work of art, as distinct from the subject.

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Comprehensive layout

In graphic design and advertising, a comprehensive layout or comprehensive, usually shortened to comp, is the page layout of a proposed design as initially presented by the designer to a client, showing the relative positions of text and illustrations before the final content of those elements has been decided upon.

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Computer graphics

Computer graphics are pictures and films created using computers.

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Concept art

Concept art is a form of illustration used to convey an idea for use in films, video games, animation, comic books, or other media before it is put into the final product.

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Constructivism (art)

Constructivism was an artistic and architectural philosophy that originated in Russia beginning in 1913 by Vladimir Tatlin.

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Consumerism is a social and economic order and ideology that encourages the acquisition of goods and services in ever-increasing amounts.

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Copywriting is the act of writing text for the purpose of advertising or other forms of marketing.

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Corporate design

A corporate design (CD) is the official graphical design of the logo and name of a company or institution used on letterheads, envelopes, forms, folders, brochures, etc.

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Corporate identity

A corporate identity or corporate image is the manner which a corporation, firm or business presents themselves to the public (such as customers and investors as well as employees).

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Creative director

A creative director is a position often found within the graphic design, film, music, video game, fashion, advertising, media, or entertainment industries, but may be useful in other creative organizations such as web development and software development firms as well.

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Creative industries

The creative industries refers to a range of economic activities which are concerned with the generation or exploitation of knowledge and information.

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Creativity is a phenomenon whereby something new and somehow valuable is formed.

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Crowdsourcing is a sourcing model in which individuals or organizations obtain goods and services.

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Dark Ages (historiography)

The "Dark Ages" is a historical periodization traditionally referring to the Middle Ages, that asserts that a demographic, cultural, and economic deterioration occurred in Western Europe following the decline of the Roman Empire.

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Data visualization

Data visualiation or data visualiation is viewed by many disciplines as a modern equivalent of visual communication.

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Design is the creation of a plan or convention for the construction of an object, system or measurable human interaction (as in architectural blueprints, engineering drawings, business processes, circuit diagrams, and sewing patterns).

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Design education

Design education is the teaching of theory and application in the design of products, services and environments.

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Desktop publishing

Desktop publishing (abbreviated DTP) is the creation of documents using page layout skills on a personal computer primarily for print.

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Die (manufacturing)

A die is a specialized tool used in manufacturing industries to cut or shape material mostly using a press.

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A dieline is used in graphic design as a placeholder for assisting in the proper layout of a document that will be diecut as part of the finishing process.

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Digital illustration

Computer illustration or digital illustration is the use of digital tools to produce images under the direct manipulation of the artist, usually through a pointing device such as a tablet or a mouse.

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DTP artist

A DTP artist or artworker is a desktop publishing worker, responsible for translating the work of art directors and graphic designers into digital files ready to go to print or be placed online.

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El Lissitzky

Lazar Markovich Lissitzky (Ла́зарь Ма́ркович Лиси́цкий,; – December 30, 1941), known as El Lissitzky (Эль Лиси́цкий, על ליסיצקי), was a Russian artist, designer, photographer, typographer, polemicist and architect.

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Ellen Lupton

Ellen Lupton (born 1963) is a graphic designer, curator, writer, critic, and educator.

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Emigre (magazine)

Emigre was a graphic design magazine published by Emigre Graphics between 1984 and 2005; it was first published in 1984 in San Francisco, California, United States.

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End user

In product development, an end user (sometimes end-user) is a person who ultimately uses or is intended to ultimately use a product.

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Entertainment is a form of activity that holds the attention and interest of an audience, or gives pleasure and delight.

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Erik Spiekermann

Erik Spiekermann (born 30 May 1947 in Stadthagen, Lower Saxony) is a German typographer, designer and writer.

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European Design Award

The European Design Awards, also known as the ED-Awards, are annual awards presented to European designers for outstanding work in the communication design field.

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Filmmaking (or, in an academic context, film production) is the process of making a film, generally in the sense of films intended for extensive theatrical exhibition.

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Fine art

In European academic traditions, fine art is art developed primarily for aesthetics or beauty, distinguishing it from applied art, which also has to serve some practical function, such as pottery or most metalwork.

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First Things First 1964 manifesto

The First Things First manifesto was written 29 November 1963 and published in 1964 by Ken Garland.

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First Things First 2000 manifesto

The First Things First 2000 manifesto, launched by Adbusters magazine in 1999, was an updated version of the earlier First Things First manifesto written and published in 1964 by Ken Garland, a British designer.

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Foil stamping

Foil stamping, (also known as foil application) typically a commercial printing process, is the application of metallic or pigmented foil on to a solid surface by application of a heated die onto foil, making it permanently adhere to the surface below leaving the design of the die.

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Franklin stove

The Franklin stove is a metal-lined fireplace named after Benjamin Franklin, who invented it in 1741.

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A freelancer or freelance worker is a term commonly used for a person who is self-employed and is not necessarily committed to a particular employer long-term.

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Frutiger (typeface)

Frutiger (pronounced) is a series of typefaces named after its Swiss designer, Adrian Frutiger.

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GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) is a free and open-source raster graphics editor used for image retouching and editing, free-form drawing, converting between different image formats, and more specialized tasks.

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is a district of Chūō, Tokyo, located south of Yaesu and Kyōbashi, west of Tsukiji, east of Yūrakuchō and Uchisaiwaichō, and north of Shinbashi.

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In typography, a glyph is an elemental symbol within an agreed set of symbols, intended to represent a readable character for the purposes of writing.

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Graphic art software

Graphic art software is a subclass of application software used for graphic design, multimedia development, stylized image development, technical illustration, general image editing, or simply to access graphic files.

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Graphic designer

A graphic designer is a professional within the graphic design and graphic arts industry who assembles together images, typography, or motion graphics to create a piece of design.

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Graphical user interface

The graphical user interface (GUI), is a type of user interface that allows users to interact with electronic devices through graphical icons and visual indicators such as secondary notation, instead of text-based user interfaces, typed command labels or text navigation.

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Grid (graphic design)

In graphic design, a grid is a structure (usually two-dimensional) made up of a series of intersecting straight (vertical,horizontal, and angular) or curved guide lines used to structure content.

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Harvard University

Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Henry Cole

Sir Henry Cole (15 July 1808 – 18 April 1882) was a British civil servant and inventor who facilitated many innovations in commerce and education in 19th century in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.

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Herbert Bayer

Herbert Bayer (April 5, 1900 – September 30, 1985) was an Austrian and American graphic designer, painter, photographer, sculptor, art director, environmental and interior designer, and architect, who was widely recognized as the last living member of the Bauhaus and was instrumental in the development of the Atlantic Richfield Company's corporate art collection until his death in 1985.

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Icon design

Icon design is the process of designing a graphic symbol that represents some real, fantasy or abstract motive, entity or action.

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In philosophy, ideas are usually taken as mental representational images of some object.

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Illuminated manuscript

An illuminated manuscript is a manuscript in which the text is supplemented with such decoration as initials, borders (marginalia) and miniature illustrations.

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An illustration is a decoration, interpretation or visual explanation of a text, concept or process, designed for integration in published media, such as posters, flyers, magazines, books, teaching materials, animations, video games and films.

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An image (from imago) is an artifact that depicts visual perception, for example, a photo or a two-dimensional picture, that has a similar appearance to some subject—usually a physical object or a person, thus providing a depiction of it.

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Image editing

Image editing encompasses the processes of altering images, whether they are digital photographs, traditional photo-chemical photographs, or illustrations.

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Infographics (a clipped compound of "information" and "graphics") are graphic visual representations of information, data or knowledge intended to present information quickly and clearly.

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Information design

Information design is the practice of presenting information in a way that fosters efficient and effective understanding of it.

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Information technology

Information technology (IT) is the use of computers to store, retrieve, transmit, and manipulate data, or information, often in the context of a business or other enterprise.

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Inkscape is a free and open-source vector graphics editor; it can be used to create or edit vector graphics such as illustrations, diagrams, line arts, charts, logos and complex paintings.

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Instructional design

Instructional design (ID), or instructional systems design (ISD), is the practice of creating "instructional experiences which make the acquisition of knowledge and skill more efficient, effective, and appealing".

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Interactive design

Interactive Design is defined as a user-oriented field of study that focuses on meaningful communication of media through cyclical and collaborative processes between people and technology.

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Across the many fields concerned with interactivity, including information science, computer science, human-computer interaction, communication, and industrial design, there is little agreement over the meaning of the term "interactivity", although all are related to interaction with computers and other machines with a user interface.

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International Typographic Style

The International Typographic Style, also known as the Swiss Style, is a graphic design style that emerged in Russia, the Netherlands, and Germany in the 1920s and was developed by designers in Switzerland during the 1950s.

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Jan Tschichold

Jan Tschichold (2 April 1902 Leipzig, Germany – 11 August 1974 Locarno, Switzerland) (born as Johannes Tzschichhold, also Iwan Tschichold, Ivan Tschichold) was a calligrapher, typographer and a book designer.

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Johannes Gutenberg

Johannes Gensfleisch zur Laden zum Gutenberg (– February 3, 1468) was a German blacksmith, goldsmith, printer, and publisher who introduced printing to Europe with the printing press.

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Josef Müller-Brockmann

Josef Müller-Brockmann (May 9, 1914 – August 30, 1996) was a Swiss graphic designer and teacher.

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Judgement (or judgment) is the evaluation of evidence to make a decision.

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Ken Garland

Ken Garland is a British graphic designer, photographer, writer and educator.

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Krita is a free-software and an open-source raster/vector graphics editor, designed primarily for digital painting and animation purposes.

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Landscape architecture

Landscape architecture is the design of outdoor areas, landmarks, and structures to achieve environmental, social-behavioural, or aesthetic outcomes.

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Language is a system that consists of the development, acquisition, maintenance and use of complex systems of communication, particularly the human ability to do so; and a language is any specific example of such a system.

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Lascaux (Grotte de Lascaux, "Lascaux Cave") is the setting of a complex of caves near the village of Montignac, in the department of Dordogne in southwestern France.

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Laser cutting

Laser cutting is a technology that uses a laser to cut materials, and is typically used for industrial manufacturing applications, but is also starting to be used by schools, small businesses, and hobbyists.

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László Moholy-Nagy

László Moholy-Nagy (born László Weisz; July 20, 1895 – November 24, 1946) was a Hungarian painter and photographer as well as a professor in the Bauhaus school.

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In colorimetry and color theory, lightness, also known as value or tone, is a representation of variation in the perception of a color or color space's brightness.

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List of art media

Art media is the material used by an artist, composer or designer to create a work of art.

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List of graphic designers

This is a list of graphic designers.

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A logo (abbreviation of logotype, from λόγος logos "word" and τύπος typos "imprint") is a graphic mark, emblem, or symbol used to aid and promote public identification and recognition.

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London Underground

The London Underground (also known simply as the Underground, or by its nickname the Tube) is a public rapid transit system serving London and some parts of the adjacent counties of Buckinghamshire, Essex and Hertfordshire in the United Kingdom.

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Look and feel

In software design, look and feel is a term used in respect of a graphical user interface and comprises aspects of its design, including elements such as colors, shapes, layout, and typefaces (the "look"), as well as the behavior of dynamic elements such as buttons, boxes, and menus (the "feel").

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Marketing communications

Marketing communications (MC, marcom(s), marcomm(s)) uses different marketing channels and tools in combination:Tomse, & Snoj, 2014 Marketing communication channels focuses on any way a business communicates a message to its desired market, or the market in general.

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Material culture

Material culture is the physical aspect of culture in the objects and architecture that surround people.

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A memorandum (abbrev.: memo; from Latin memorandum est, "It must be remembered (that)...") is a note, document or other communication that helps the memory by recording events or observations on a topic such as may be used in a business office.

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Modern typography

Modern typography was a reaction against the perceived decadence of typography and design of the late 19th century.

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Motion graphic design

Motion graphic design is a subset of graphic design in that it uses graphic design principles in a filmmaking or video production context (or other temporally evolving visual medium) through the use of animation or filmic techniques.

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Movable type

Movable type (US English; moveable type in British English) is the system and technology of printing and typography that uses movable components to reproduce the elements of a document (usually individual letters or punctuation) usually on the medium of paper.

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Multimedia is content that uses a combination of different content forms such as text, audio, images, animations, video and interactive content.

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National Park Service

The National Park Service (NPS) is an agency of the United States federal government that manages all national parks, many national monuments, and other conservation and historical properties with various title designations.

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New media

New media are forms of media that are native to computers, computational and relying on computers for re-distribution.

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Occupational Outlook Handbook

The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a publication of the United States Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics that includes information about the nature of work, working conditions, training and education, earnings and job outlook for hundreds of different occupations in the United States.

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Off Book

Off Book is a web show on digital culture and art created for PBS by Kornhaber Brown, a Webby award-winning production studio that creates web series, videos, and motion graphics.

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Opening credits

In a motion picture, television program or video game, the opening credits or opening titles are shown at the very beginning and list the most important members of the production.

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Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.

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Oyster Bay (town), New York

The Town of Oyster Bay is the easternmost of the three towns which make up Nassau County, New York, in the United States.

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Packaging and labeling

Packaging is the science, art and technology of enclosing or protecting products for distribution, storage, sale, and use.

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Page layout

Page layout is the part of graphic design that deals in the arrangement of visual elements on a page.

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PagePlus is a desktop publishing (page layout) program developed by Serif for Microsoft Windows.

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Paper is a thin material produced by pressing together moist fibres of cellulose pulp derived from wood, rags or grasses, and drying them into flexible sheets.

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Paper embossing

Embossing and debossing are the processes of creating either raised or recessed relief images and designs in paper and other materials.

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Papyrus is a material similar to thick paper that was used in ancient times as a writing surface.

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Paste up

Paste up refers to a method of creating or laying out publication pages that predates the use of the now-standard computerized page design desktop publishing programs.

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Paul Rand

Paul Rand (born Peretz Rosenbaum; August 15, 1914 – November 26, 1996) was an American art director and graphic designer, best known for his corporate logo designs, including the logos for IBM, UPS, Enron, Morningstar, Inc., Westinghouse, ABC, and NeXT.

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Pearson Education

Pearson Education (see also Pearson PLC) is a British-owned education publishing and assessment service to schools and corporations, as well as directly to students.

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A pen is a common writing instrument used to apply ink to a surface, usually paper, for writing or drawing.

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A pencil is a writing implement or art medium constructed of a narrow, solid pigment core inside a protective casing which prevents the core from being broken and/or from leaving marks on the user’s hand during use.

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Pennsylvania Gazette

The Pennsylvania Gazette was one of the United States' most prominent newspapers from 1728, before the time period of the American Revolution, until 1800.

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Photography is the science, art, application and practice of creating durable images by recording light or other electromagnetic radiation, either electronically by means of an image sensor, or chemically by means of a light-sensitive material such as photographic film.

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A pictogram, also called a pictogramme, pictograph, or simply picto, and in computer usage an icon, is an ideogram that conveys its meaning through its pictorial resemblance to a physical object.

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Placemaking is a multi-faceted approach to the planning, design and management of public spaces.

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Printing press

A printing press is a device for applying pressure to an inked surface resting upon a print medium (such as paper or cloth), thereby transferring the ink.

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Private press

Private press is a term used in the field of book collecting to describe a printing press operated as an artistic or craft-based endeavor, rather than as a purely commercial venture.

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Product (business)

In marketing, a product is anything that can be offered to a market that might satisfy a want or need.

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Production artist

A production artist is a technical and creative position in a creative profession.

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Publick Occurrences Both Forreign and Domestick

Publick Occurrences Both Forreign and Domestick was the title of the first multi-page newspaper published in the Americas.

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QuarkXPress is a desktop publishing software for creating and editing complex page layouts in a WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) environment.

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Raster graphics

In computer graphics, a raster graphics or bitmap image is a dot matrix data structure that represents a generally rectangular grid of pixels (points of color), viewable via a monitor, paper, or other display medium.

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Raster scan

A raster scan, or raster scanning, is the rectangular pattern of image capture and reconstruction in television.

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Renaissance humanism

Renaissance humanism is the study of classical antiquity, at first in Italy and then spreading across Western Europe in the 14th, 15th, and 16th centuries.

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Rick Poynor

Rick Poynor is a British writer on design, graphic design, typography, and visual culture.

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Rosetta Stone

The Rosetta Stone is a granodiorite stele, found in 1799, inscribed with three versions of a decree issued at Memphis, Egypt in 196 BC during the Ptolemaic dynasty on behalf of King Ptolemy V.

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Rudy VanderLans

Rudy VanderLans (born 1955, Voorburg) is a Dutch type and graphic designer and the co-founder of Emigre, an independent type foundry, with Czechoslovakian-born designer Zuzana Licko.

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Scribus is a desktop publishing (DTP) application, released under the GNU General Public License as free software.

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Signage is the design or use of signs and symbols to communicate a message to a specific group, usually for the purpose of marketing or a kind of advocacy.

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Software design

Software design is the process by which an agent creates a specification of a software artifact, intended to accomplish goals, using a set of primitive components and subject to constraints.

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Software developer

A software developer is a person concerned with facets of the software development process, including the research, design, programming, and testing of computer software.

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Song dynasty

The Song dynasty (960–1279) was an era of Chinese history that began in 960 and continued until 1279.

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St. Martin's Press


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Style guide

A style guide (or manual of style) is a set of standards for the writing and design of documents, either for general use or for a specific publication, organization, or field.

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Tang dynasty

The Tang dynasty or the Tang Empire was an imperial dynasty of China preceded by the Sui dynasty and followed by the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period.

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Taschen is an art book publisher founded in 1980 by Benedikt Taschen in Cologne, Germany.

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Technical drawing tool

Technical drawing tools include and are not limited to: pens, rulers, compasses, protractors and drawing utilities.

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Technical illustration

Technical Illustration is the use of illustration to visually communicate information of a technical nature.

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Technical writing

Technical writing is any written form of writing or drafting technical communication used in a variety of technical and occupational fields, such as computer hardware and software, engineering, chemistry, aeronautics, robotics, finance, medical, consumer electronics, and biotechnology.

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The Boston News-Letter

The Boston News-Letter, first published on April 24, 1704, is regarded as the first continuously published newspaper in British North America.

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The Great Exhibition

The Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations or The Great Exhibition, sometimes referred to as the Crystal Palace Exhibition in reference to the temporary structure in which it was held, was an international exhibition that took place in Hyde Park, London, from 1 May to 15 October 1851.

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The Saturday Evening Post

The Saturday Evening Post is an American magazine published six times a year.

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, officially, is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and has been the capital since 1869.

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Town crier

A town crier, also called a bellman, is an officer of the court who makes public pronouncements as required by the court (cf. Black's Law Dictionary).

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Traffic sign

Traffic signs or road signs are signs erected at the side of or above roads to give instructions or provide information to road users.

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Trajan's Column

Trajan's Column (Colonna Traiana, COLVMNA·TRAIANI) is a Roman triumphal column in Rome, Italy, that commemorates Roman emperor Trajan's victory in the Dacian Wars.

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In typography, a typeface (also known as font family) is a set of one or more fonts each composed of glyphs that share common design features.

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Typography is the art and technique of arranging type to make written language legible, readable, and appealing when displayed.

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United States Department of Labor

The United States Department of Labor (DOL) is a cabinet-level department of the U.S. federal government responsible for occupational safety, wage and hour standards, unemployment insurance benefits, reemployment services, and some economic statistics; many U.S. states also have such departments.

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Univers is the name of a large sans-serif typeface family designed by Adrian Frutiger and released by his employer Deberny & Peignot in 1957.

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User experience design

User experience design (UX, UXD, UED or XD) is the process of enhancing user satisfaction with a product by improving the usability, accessibility, and pleasure provided in the interaction with the product.

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User guide

A user guide or user's guide, also commonly known as a manual, is a technical communication document intended to give assistance to people using a particular system.

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User interface design

User interface design (UI) or user interface engineering is the design of user interfaces for machines and software, such as computers, home appliances, mobile devices, and other electronic devices, with the focus on maximizing usability and the user experience.

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Vector graphics

Vector graphics are computer graphics images that are defined in terms of 2D points, which are connected by lines and curves to form polygons and other shapes.

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Visual arts

The visual arts are art forms such as ceramics, drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, design, crafts, photography, video, filmmaking, and architecture.

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Visual communication

Visual communication is the conveyance of ideas and information in forms that can be seen.

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Visual culture

Visual culture is the aspect of culture expressed in visual images.

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Visual design elements and principles

Visual design elements and principles describe fundamental ideas about the practice of visual design.

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Visualization (graphics)

Visualization or visualisation (see spelling differences) is any technique for creating images, diagrams, or animations to communicate a message.

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Wayfinding encompasses all of the ways in which people (and animals) orient themselves in physical space and navigate from place to place.

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Web design

Web design encompasses many different skills and disciplines in the production and maintenance of websites.

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Web developer

A web developer is a programmer who specializes in, or is specifically engaged in, the development of World Wide Web applications, or applications that are run over HTTP from a web server to a web browser.

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William Addison Dwiggins

William Addison Dwiggins (June 19, 1880 Martinsville, Ohio – December 25, 1956 Hingham Center, Massachusetts), was an American type designer, calligrapher, and book designer.

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William Bradford (Colonial printer)

William Bradford (May 20, 1660 – May 23, 1752) was an early English printer in North America.

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William Caxton

William Caxton (c. 1422 – c. 1491) was an English merchant, diplomat, writer and printer.

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William Hogarth

William Hogarth FRSA (10 November 1697 – 26 October 1764) was an English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, social critic, and editorial cartoonist.

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William Morris

William Morris (24 March 1834 – 3 October 1896) was an English textile designer, poet, novelist, translator, and socialist activist.

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Wired (magazine)

Wired is a monthly American magazine, published in print and online editions, that focuses on how emerging technologies affect culture, the economy, and politics.

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Writing is a medium of human communication that represents language and emotion with signs and symbols.

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