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Graphic Design Trivia

GRAPHIC DESIGN TRIVIA DID YOU KNOW? B PLI The Great Seal of the United States was designed in the 1770's by the then Secretary of Congress, Charles Thomson. It took six years, three committees and 14 men to complete the design. The boy silhouetted in the logo design of Hollywood studio DreamWorks SKG is William, the son of Robert Hunt (the illustrator hired for the design). REAMWOE ANIMATION SKG No matter which way Mickey Mouse faces, both of his ears are always visible and are always facing forward. This technique is called the "Cheating Angle". Nike's famous "swoosh" logo was made by designer Carolyn in 1971. Davidson submitted a bill to Knight for $35- charging $2 per hour for her work. "SWOOSH" Design 1971 The famous "Uncle Sam" recruitment poster "I Want YOU for the U.S. Army", designed by James Montgomery Flagg, was actually an inspirational version of the British poster by Alfred Leete. I WANT YOU U FOR U.S.ARMY YOUR COUNTRY NEEDS YOU NEAREST RECRUITING STATION Jerry West is the silhouetted player in the NBA logo. LAKERS NBA Apple was the first in line to produce computers that incorporated bitmap graphics - the origin of modern computerized graphic design. Think different Japanese and Chinese writing also feature serif type styles in addition to sans serif. Different type styles (i.e. fonts) may be part of the reason many have trouble learning to read new languages. SOURCES LOGO DESIGN GURUE DESIGNFOLLOW.COM WEBDESIGNDEPOT.NET BLOG.PRINTPAPA.COM WIKIPEDIA.COM HISTORYBYZIM.COM 天地 玄 黃 矢 地 玄 黃

Graphic Design Trivia

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For an average person, ‘Trivia’ is just a fun activity – a random insignificant fact posted on a wall. But for businesses scrounging for information for their ever-growing social media campaign,...


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