Session 2

In-Class

Class discussion on: Meggs’ History of Graphic Design

  • Chapter 1: The invention of writing, pgs. 4–17
  • Chapter 2: Alphabets, pgs. 18–30
  • Chapter 3: The Asian contribution, pgs. 31–41
  • Chapter 4: Illuminated manuscripts, pgs. 42–59 (Whew!)

ANM102-Session2-Ancient Writing
Click link above to download Class presentation. 28 page PDF

Homework

Read, take notes and be ready to discuss: Meggs’ History of Graphic Design

  • Chapter 5: Printing comes to Europe, pgs. 64–77
  • Chapter 6: The German illustrated book, pgs. 78–93
  • Chapter 7: Renaissance graphic design, pgs. 94–116
  • Chapter 8: An epoch of typographic genius, pgs. 117–130 (Whew!)
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About Andrea

Graphic designer and artist specializing in visual storytelling. I love to mix visuals and text to create pieces that inspire, educate and inform.

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