Ideas from the History of Graphic Design, All quiz Answers with Assignments.

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Ideas from the History of Graphic Design





week 1 Assignment:


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Write a short paragraph that describes the product and explains what 19th century strategy was used to make or promote it. You must:

  • Describe the product (who made it, who is it for, and what its purpose is)
  • Define the 19th century strategy used to make or promote the product and explain why it was used at that time. You may refer to an example of a product from the lectures to support your answer.
  • Explain how that strategy is contained or interpreted in the product you have chosen. (If you know why, then you may include it too, but it's not required.)
In 1910, Edwin F. Guth, Sr., invented the first of overone-hundred influential lighting products that wouldinfluence the lighting industry forever the “Brascolite.”The decorative, yet functional Brascolite, introducedcommercially in 1912 and patented in 1913, sold in themillions in the U.S.The poster of Brascolite lighting (1918) incorporates astrategy to grab the customers' attention by using a bigillustration with the product Light on focal point. it alsouses long descriptive text to inform customers about theproper usage. but the text is only a supplementary part,the decorative illustration pulls the attention primarily.The text "Brascolite" uses the typeface Blackletter,which additionally emits a sense of innovative start,antiquity.As this is a lightbulb product and the design of a wholelighting solution was new in early '19s, the poster's useof Blackletter font gives the idea of innovation to theaudience. The juxtaposition of the illustration and theaccompanying text enhances the intended message thatthis lighting solution is for Class.



week 2 Assignment:


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Describe tool/technology #1. Give two specific reasons why this tool has changed contemporary design practice.

Wacom drawing tablet:1. this tool has changed imagemaking process withspeed. graphic tablets permit an artist to experimentquickly and this sense of speed helps the creativeprocess2. another benefit is cost. this tool cuts costs of paper,ink, color, tracing and many more. this cost effectivenesshelps the designers in the long run.


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Describe tool/technology #2. Give two specific reasons why this tool has changed contemporary design practice.

Painting pen:1. the new type of brush pens/painting pens are veryuseful innovation as it helps to minimize the use offormal brushes. brush pens are easier than the brush.2. its quick. brush pens help to create quick outlines anddetails. these greatly impacts artists.



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Describe tool/technology #3. Give two specific reasons why this tool has changed contemporary design practice.

Image/Sample Syndicates (i.e: Pinterest/deviART):1. in modern day the amount of inspiration for a art canbe very beneficial. the plethora of types and styles asinspirations helps the creative mind.2. as modern imagemaking has developed much, theneed to keep track of different-diverse set ofideas/trends/practices is necessary



week 3 Assignment:

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Write a short paragraph that describes the example and the symbols used. You must:

  • Describe the example (who made or designed it, who is it for, and what its purpose is)
  • Describe the symbol(s) what is being communicated by them
  • Explain the overall effect or message for the intended audience.

You are encouraged to link your example to specific examples shown in the lectures.

Firefox is a popular free and open source web-browser  and also called Mozilla Firefox. It was developed by the  Mozilla Foundation and its subsidiary, the Mozilla  Corporation. Firefox logo has been changed from 2002  to 2009. current final form of logo which the red panda  is embracing the blue globe was designed and rendered  by an English designer, Jon Hicks with Daniel Burka and  Stephen Desroches, together in 2004. This logo is trying  to deliver the message for audience that the browser  works fast and is accessible to users worldwide. The  bold combination of saturated colors adds energy and  dynamics to the art piece  *


Information consulted by Wikipedia for John Hicks  (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jon_Hicks_(designer)#:~:te                                                            xt=Jon%20Hicks%20(born%2028%20October,on%20num erous%20other%20design%20projects.) and Logaster Blog (https://www.logaster.com/blog/firefoxlogo/#:~: text=The%20animal%20on%20the%20logo,is%2 0accessible%20to%20users%20worldwide.)



week 4 Assignment:

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Write a short paragraph that briefly describes the 21st century subculture, the associated graphic image, and how they are connected. You must:

  • Describe the subculture: who its members are, where they are located, what factors contributed to the formation of the subculture.
  • Describe the characteristics of the selected graphic: What colors, typography, composition and images are used? What processes or media are used to create it? Where and how is this graphic used (ie. where can the public see it)?
  • Explain how the graphic image communicates the subculture's message.
K-pop is the subculture of pop music originated in South Korea. It is mainly influenced by western pop culture but with the Korean language and Korean cultural fusion. Its not only music that is prominent in this culture but theli festyle too.Attached image depicts that subculture very clearly by big modernized sans serif font filled with vibrant colors enclosing the life of young associated with it.The Korean manuscript called Hangul is the depiction of strong Korean culture and language influence while moving around in vibrant colors.
















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