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GRA 156 - History of Graphic Design


3 Credit(s)
Strengthens the student’s visual literacy as it specifically relates to graphic design. Relevant to current design practices, students will dissect examples of contemporary design by identifying and researching the historical origins of the visual characteristics present. Studies through hands-on exploration how the look of graphic design is intricately tethered to the tools, technologies, materials and processes available during a specific historical time and place. Explores how important historical events and ideologies have influenced the appearance of the visual communications created during a specific movement/era in time. Lecture Hours: 40 | Lab Hours: 16



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