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This condensed survey course focuses on four key periods or themes from the history of design in the West. Together we’ll trace the emergence of design as a recognized practice, why things look the way they do, and how designers approached specific design problems in their work. Students will develop an understanding of where the wide variety of today’s design practice comes from. By participating in this survey of the works of innovative groups and individuals, we outline the process by which graphic design moved from a purely instrumental practice, to becoming a demanding creative and hybridized field. Each week, a short quiz will test your knowledge of concepts, and a short reflective assignment will give you the opportunity to analyze the questions designers ask themselves today. This is an essential course for emerging designers entering the field, or for students interested in learning more about visual culture and analysis. No previous experience is required. A note about this course: This course is taught from the perspective of contemporary design, to connect ideas that helped formulate design practice from the 1850s through the 1960s to the ways that designers think today. The relationship of words and pictures in graphic design is looked at through the ever-changing social and cultural contexts, technologies, aesthetics, and politics of their eras. The definition and practice of graphic design includes all public visual communications, which is a global practice. It was the evolution of mass production and communication in the West that specifically redefined graphic design as a professional practice and is this course’s particular narrative. We hope students will consider how to connect the themes and ideas offered in this course to your own culture....




Its been a great course, many info and points that are fantastic in the learning or adding new knowledge always. I will always recommend this course for those who want to know more and learn design.



I was a little bit nervous about this course, I always hated History in school, but surprisingly this was very good! I enjoyed it! The assignments were easy to understand and managebale to complete.


226 - Ideas from the History of Graphic Design 的 250 個評論(共 474 個)

創建者 Jane E M


Eloquent and inspiring. You'll want to read more on your own.

創建者 Deleted A


one of the most interesting courses I have ever took part!!

創建者 Nathália d N W


Apaixonada pelo curso e pela professora! Aprendi muito!!!!

創建者 MPearsall


Excellent material, resources, and instruction. Thank you.

創建者 Smruti A P


Wonderful course! Learned a lot from the history of design

創建者 08_K.Harika


great insight on ideas from the history of graphic design

創建者 Maike W


Really informative and interestingly conveyed. Thank you.

創建者 Tatiana M


A very informative course with plenty of great examples.

創建者 Ampol A


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創建者 Daniela S


Muy interesante aprender un poco de historia del diseño

創建者 Supriya R


Loved taking this course! Was explained extremely well.

創建者 Andres F Z P


It is good to know where and how the basics were done.

創建者 Angel D M G


Great, but some problems with low audio in some videos

創建者 Maya R


Very nice overview over the history of graphic design!

創建者 Joel S A


This course is superb! Thank you for offering it here.

創建者 Peter S


Love the class a lot of great information and history.

創建者 Ramón A R


An excellent course, valuable content, I recommend it

創建者 Vlada S


Great course! I enjoyed it so much, very interesting.



Thank you for giving us another aspect of this field.

創建者 Leora L


Very entertaining and educational, loved this course

創建者 Tudor C G


Useful information and a guide to further reading

創建者 Andre M O


the first module root grows the tree (history) GD

創建者 Ahmad A


Thank you very much, it was a very useful course

創建者 Sadaf T


A Good explanation of history of Graphic Design.

創建者 Qamar A A


I really like to say thanks to my teachers here.