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Graphic Design History Timeline

Graphic Design History Timeline
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Petite histoire des lunettes dans l’art, le design et l’optique Petite histoire des lunettes dans l’art, le design et l’optique Qu’elles soient pour corriger la vue, protéger, être un accessoire de mode ou un objet d’art, les lunettes sont le fruit d’idées les plus pratiques aux plus étonnantes. Ce panorama vous propose un angle de vue plutôt artistique d’”un objet encore en train d’évoluer par les tendances mais aussi de nouvelles fonctionnalités. Dès le Ier siècle, le philosophe Sénèque constate qu’un objet observé à travers un ballon de verre rempli d’eau apparaît plus gros. À la même époque, Pline l’Ancien décrit l’utilisation d’une émeraude par l’empereur Néron pour suivre les combats de gladiateurs ; il est possible que ce soit là une lentille optique pour corriger la myopie. Au Moyen Âge apparaît l’usage de la « pierre de lecture », dans les monastères en particulier, dont la qualité grossissante permet de combattre les effets de la presbytie, une fois posée sur un texte écrit. Pierre de lecture (« Beryllus »). · le lorgnon monocle ; F. Sources

L' uomo che ha disegnato New York NEW YORK Se siete a New York, e nella metropolitana alzate gli occhi cercando il segnale per Brooklyn, quello è Massimo Vignelli. Se siete arrivati fin qui con un volo American Airlines, quello è Massimo Vignelli. Se bazzicate nell' Upper East Side, e nella bramosia delle compere finite da Bloomingdale' s, quello è Massimo Vignelli. Se invece vi basta l' inseparabile golf Benetton, beh, anche quello è Massimo Vignelli. Image-based design Designers develop images to represent the ideas their clients want to communicate. Images can be incredibly powerful and compelling tools of communication, conveying not only information but also moods and emotions. People respond to images instinctively based on their personalities, associations, and previous experience. For example, you know that a chili pepper is hot, and this knowledge in combination with the image creates a visual pun.In the case of image-based design, the images must carry the entire message; there are few if any words to help. These images may be photographic, painted, drawn, or graphically rendered in many different ways. Image-based design is employed when the designer determines that, in a particular case, a picture is indeed worth a thousand words.

Typo.cz | typography and graphic design Ta moko - traditional Māori tattoo art Ta moko - traditional Māori tattoo art In recent years New Zealand has seen a resurgence in the traditional practice of ta moko - the permanent body and face marking of the indigenous Māori people. This unique tattoo form is being embraced by Māori men and women, as a sign of their cultural identity and a reflection of the revival of the Māori language and culture. Unique tattoo styleTraditional ta moko is distinct from tattoo because the skin is carved using uhi or chisels rather than punctured with needles, leaving the skin with grooves rather than a smooth surface. The resurgence of ta moko has seen both a revival in the use of uhi and an increasing number of practitioners, including women, learning the art. Concern amongst Māori about the practice of ta moko by non-Māori has seen the establishment of Te Uhi a Mataora, a group that deals with issues surrounding the art form. Early moko historyTa moko was brought by Māori from their eastern Polynesian homeland. Significance of ta moko

Interview : Rem D. Koolhaas directeur artistique de United Nude, la chaussure architecturale Comment cette marque est-elle née ? United nude existe depuis 2003. Je suis le neveu du célèbre architecte Rem Koolhaas qui a notamment fait toutes les boutiques Prada à travers le monde mais aussi des stades et des monuments célèbres. J’ai travaillé avec lui durant ma jeunesse et j’ai suivi cette voix de l’architecture, jusqu’au jour où ma petite amie de l’époque m’a largué. Quel est le style de United Nude ? Le futur de la marque ? Ci-contre : collaboration entre Niels ‘SHOE’ Meulman et UNITED NUDE Quelques mots sur la collaboration avec Lady Gaga ? La marque est actuellement l’une des préférées des stars, pourquoi ? A quand une boutique United Nude à Paris ? Que pouvons-nous vous souhaiter ? Propros recueillis par MJK

Tutte le grafiche dei campionati mondiali di calcio L’evento sportivo più seguito di tutto il mondo sono i campionati mondiali di calcio, che si svolgono a cadenza quadriennale e coinvolgono le nazionali maschili qualificate mediante le selezioni preliminari. La coppa del mondo ha una storia assai affascinante che vale la pena approfondire. L’idea venne al dirigente sportivo Jean Rimet, francese, che riuscì ad organizzare la coppa nella prima edizione del 1930 in Uruguay. A quella prima manifestazione parteciparono solamente 13 squadre, (non l’Italia fresca vincitrice della coppa internazionale per motivi mai veramente chiariti), e vinse la nazionale ospitante in un appassionante match con l’Argentina vinta per 4 reti a 2. L’Italia prese la soddisfazione di ospitare e vincere l’edizione successiva, nel 1934, avendo la meglio in finale con la Cecoslovacchia. Paese ospitante: Uruguay Nazionale vincitrice: Uruguay Paese ospitante: Italia Nazionale vincitrice: Italia Paese ospitante: Francia Paese ospitante: Brasile Nazionale vincitrice: Uruguay

The Basics of Graphic Design Graphic Design Graphic design is the process of creating the appearance of a publication, presentation, or web site in an attractive, logical manner. When done successfully, it attracts attention, adds value to a message, enhances readership and readability, simplifies, organizes, provides selective emphasis, and creates unity. Steps in the Graphic Design Process: Analyze the audience. Determine the purpose of your message. Decide where and how your message will appear (whether it will be a printed publication, presentation, or web site). Establish goals. Organize text and graphics. Choose an appropriate format and layout. Select appropriate typefaces, type sizes, type styles, and spacing. Add and manipulate graphics. Proofread Refine and fine-tune. Creating Effective Layouts Layout Guidelines A layout is the arrangement of type and graphics on a printed publication, presentation, or web site. General Guidelines for Layouts: Consider their interests, reading levels, background, etc. Organizing Layouts

The History of Visual Communication - The Masters of Typography Download slideshow >>> The Renaissance is the term used to describe the development of Western civilization that marked the transition from medieval to modern times. In the 12th cent. a rediscovery of Greek and Roman literature occurred across Europe that eventually led to the development of the humanist movement in the 14th cent. The 14th cent. through the 16th cent. was a period of economic flux in Europe; the most extensive changes took place in Italy. Renaisance Painting: Sandro Boticelli (1445 - 1510) Renaisance Painting: Michelangelo Caravaggio (1571 - 1610) Beginning in the latter half of the 15th cent., a humanist faith in classical scholarship led to the search for ancient texts that would increase current scientific knowledge. In 1543 Copernicus wrote De revolutionibus, a work that placed the sun at the center of the universe and the planets in semicorrect orbital order around it; his work was an attempt to revise the earlier writings of Ptolemy. Renaisance book bindings

Basic Kuramata, Sottsass: the importance of dreams and love Both core figures in the modern history of design, Shiro Kuramata (1934-1991) and Ettore Sottsass (1917-2007) were searching for a design that would bring joy and a sense of surprise to life via different means of expression, unmindful of the functions and utility we believe objects should contain. With this exhibition, its curator Yasuko Seki and the museum's director Issey Miyake asks us to rethink the very meaning of the word "design". They are anxious to stress it is not a retrospective: not everything is easily classified and the deliberate focus is on a "non-period". The current times we are living in are very different from those when these two masters of design were to the fore. The exhibition features approximately 60 pieces of transparent and precious works created by Shiro Kuramata in the 10-year span from 1981. Kuramata was inspired by Sottsass's playful spirit and joined the Memphis collective.

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