Post-Modern Aesthetic

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:

NOTE: Unless otherwise noted a City Tech Library Card is needed to access online resources. Additional openly licensed resources will be added as they become available.

  1. 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]
  2. Lupton, Ellen. “Deconstruction and Graphic Design: History Meets Theory.” http://www.graphicdesigntheory.net.
  3. Heller, Steven. “The Cult of the Ugly.” Eye No. 9, Vol. 3, 1993. http://www.graphicdesigntheory.net