Following a dramatic drop in popularity and some embarrassing gimmicky re-brands, Myspace is back!
Author Archive | Jacob Armitage
One point constantly illustrated and encouraged within design academia is that one should show a consistant style in their work and success is seen by those who’s work is instantly recognisable.
The UK Secretary of state Michael Gove has proposed a new secondary school education system to replace GCSE’s. The new EBacc (English Baccalaureate) system does not include creative subjects such as art, design, drama and music.
Frequenters of this blog will know that I, like many designers, am an Apple lover but you have my word, I’ll try not to let that cloud my vision.
Metadesign is one of those words that’s cropping up all over the place recently, everywhere but the dictionary that is.
A common misconception is that a companies brand is purely graphic design territory.
This is part 3 of 3 in my ‘Brief History Of Graphic Design’ series Click here to go back to part 1. Last week I finished upon Post-Modernism in the 1980′s. However this isn’t where Post-Modernism ended. 1990 brought the birth of Adobe Photoshop exclusively for macintosh computers, ever wondered why graphic designers always use macs? Well, […]
Last week I talked about graphic designs’ early history, modernism and the Bauhaus movement. This week, we have Kandinsky, Dada, Cubism, Brockman, Hoffman, Rand, Helvetica and postmodernism.
This is the first instalment of my blog, I thought a good place to start would be with a brief history of graphic design…