There are certain brands that were recently called out because of the racial or ethnic stereotypes they used to create their brand identity. Examples like Uncle Ben’s to Aunt Jemima’s that create a stir of rage, that these brand logos … Read More
Katherine McCoy and David Frej “Typography as Discourse” 1988 found in our main text Graphic Design Theory: Readings From the Field by Helen Armstrong.
- Find 2 examples of the work of postmodern graphic designers from the 1980s.
- Deconstruct the
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Roland Barthes “Rhetoric of the Image” essay from Image – Music – Text, Translated by Stephen Heath. Hill and Wang, 1977. (excerpt)
- How do images hold and convey meaning?
- How do we understand them?
- What are they trying to say?
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The topic I’m going to be discussing is how technology is changing album cover design. To narrow it down, I’ll be focusing on album covers and it’s importance on how the viewer perceives the music from the musician(s). Music for … Read More
Walter Gropius: The Theory and Organization of the Bauhaus (1923) László Moholy-Nagy; Typophoto (1925): found in our main text Graphic Design Theory: Readings From the Field by Helen Armstrong on pages 32-34. Herbert Bayer; On Typography (1967): found in our … Read More