Today's Graphic Design:
●We are surrounded, or surround ourselves, with graphic design.
●Graphic design permeates the visual culture we live in: from road signs to
●Just some (of uncountable) possibilities of its presence in our lives… Examples?
of its presence in
The Universal Arts of Graphic Design | Off Book | PBS Digital Studios
●Visual communications "exploded". The trend coincided with rise of advertising,
●Blurred distinction between advertising and art.
●William Addison Dwiggins called it graphic design in 1922.
●Have graphic design products become increasingly timeless?
Art & Design:
●Now constant exchange between art world and popular culture
●When design appropriates the techniques of fine arts.
●Art world appropriate pop culture motifs (Pop Art)
●Appropriation, copyright as a controversial subject
●Is it plagiarism?
●When did the distinction between art and advertising become most blurred?
●What form of communication coincided with the rise of consumerism?
●Which term did William Addison Dwiggens originate?
●How does the art world relate?
○When design appropriates the techniques of fine arts.
○Art world appropriate pop culture motifs (Pop Art)
○Appropriation, copyright as a controversial subject