This section provides an overview of postmodernism as it relates to graphic design, including concepts of Typography as Discourse and Deconstruction, and the influence of the post-modern aesthetic on visual communication.
Readings and Other Media:
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- McCoy, Katherine with David Frej. “Typography as Discourse.” in Armstrong, Helen. Graphic Design Theory: Readings From the Field, Princeton Architectural Press, 2009: 81, ProQuest Ebook Central [City Tech Library Card Required]
- Lupton, Ellen. “Deconstruction and Graphic Design: History Meets Theory.” http://www.graphicdesigntheory.net.
- Heller, Steven. “The Cult of the Ugly.” Eye No. 9, Vol. 3, 1993. http://www.graphicdesigntheory.net