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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....




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.



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.


126 - Ideas from the History of Graphic Design 的 150 個評論(共 473 個)

創建者 Magdalena P


This course is very well explained and very interesting. The assignments are simple and still bring a lot into the learning process.

創建者 Ekaterina D


Very interesting course. here you can get acquainted with the history of design in different countries, as well as learn the basics

創建者 Sanjeevini M


Was fun exploring and knowing the history of designing and made me think and understand various new fields which I was unaware of.

創建者 Iole M


A concise course with very meaningful visual contents. English spoken in a very understandable way, even for a non-native speaker.

創建者 Brianna P


I loved how straight forward and informative this course was. I have such a stronger appreciation for what we see as design today!

創建者 Balaji A


Wonderful course, helps a lot in understanding the historic perspective in design and helps reflect the same in our modern design

創建者 Christopher J


the whole course is great. i learned i didn't know much about graphic design. and i know now i need to continue to practice.

創建者 Joshua L


It was definitely an eye-opening course for someone who only knew how graphic design works and none of the history behind it.

創建者 Freyana K


I learnt a lot about the history of graphic design through this course. The explanations and facts shared were truly amazing

創建者 Rui A M d S


This part of the course was lovely, I learned a lot about some of the most important marks of the history of graphic design.

創建者 Kevin J


Really enjoyed this course and would love to indulge in more activities and information on the history of Graphic Design.

創建者 Ruben q


Very good course where you get a short summary of modern graphic design, from the industrial revolution until the late 70s

創建者 Patil C V


I thoroughly enjoyed this course as it helped me to expand my knowledge and helped me pop a lot of ideas for my project!

創建者 Muhammad A Y


i have get excellent experience to take this course thanks a lot to coursera give me this opportunity love you coursera

創建者 Ferdinand P


This is a very important course in understanding the history of graphic design. Good job to the creators of this course.

創建者 Deb S


Very interesting course. Would love to see an advanced course that explores more history of graphic design. Much fun!

創建者 Shambhvi V


Really interesting course! Learned a lot about History of Graphic Design. Very Insightful and well-structured course.

創建者 Aslı A


I am so happy to take this course, I have learned so much and definitely gave me a new perspective on graphic design.

創建者 Clara D l S C


L​oved it, I really appreciate the effort teachers and CALARTS staff put into this course, I enjoyed it and learned.

創建者 Fuguo X


This course gave me a broader view of graphic design and revealed the connection between graphic design and society.

創建者 Mw S


This course makes students dig deeper into some concepts of graphics designing that they may already familiar with.

創建者 Rui


I really think the materials are well organized. For beginners like me, it offers so much inspiration. Good course!

創建者 Dhan B


Great Course iv learn a lot in this course and i wish that i could apply this new knowledge though out my carrerr.

創建者 Ivan O


Interesting and fun to watch. Not so practical as other courses in the Specialisation but definitely good to know.

創建者 Daphne V V


I loved this course, learning more about the history of design. It is very inspirational and tastes like more!