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The Evolution of Graphic Design

THE EVOLUTION OF GRAPHIC DESIGN



Remember Timmy, don't touch anything... Remember what happen last time? We're just going over what we learned before.



15,000 - 10,000 BC



The first visual communication, with pictographs and symbols in the Lascaux caves in southern France.



3,600 BC



The Blau Monument, the oldest artifact known to combine words and pictures.



105 AD



Chinese government official Ts'ai Lun credited with inventing paper.



1917



James Montgomery Flagg designs famous "I Want YOU for the U.S. Army" poster. The poster, a self-portrait, was actually an American version of a British poster by Alfred Leete.



1940



First issue of Print Magazine printed.



1956



Paul Rand designs IBM logo using City Medium typeface.



1959



First issue of Communication Arts printed.



1969



Douglas Engelbart develops first computer mouse, setting the stage for the future tool of graphic design.



1984



Apple releases first Macintosh computer, featuring bitmap graphics.



1985



New York firm Manhattan Design creates the MTV logo.



1990



Physicist Tim Berners-Lee develops the world wide web, along with HTML and the concept of website addresses.



2008



The Barack Obama "Hope' poster is an image of Barack Obama designed by artist Shepard Fairey, which was widely described as iconic and became synonymous with the 2008 Obama presidential campaign.



THE STARBUCKS PERIOD



1971



The original logo, conceived in 1971, was fashioned after a 15th century Norse woodcut, the image of a mythical two-tailed mermaid siren.



1985



Howard Schultz(Founder) started a European style espresso cafe called the Il Giornale coffee house.



1987 - 1992



After the purchase of Starbucks in 1987, the Starbucks logo was cleaned up a bit, a little more befitting of a new corporate image.



1992 - 2011



A third revision of the Starbucks logo.



2011



In January 2011, Starbucks announced that they would make small changes to the company's logo.

The Evolution of Graphic Design

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This helps you understand the levels that graphic design has gone through, how technology changed its course, and how it constantly kept evolving through the years.
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