The development of graphic design is closely related to the needs of visual imagination, communication, technological innovation and social needs. Directly from ancient history to the modern era, there is a long tradition of creating a variety of graphic designs in various shapes.
1The logo design is believed to have started in the thirteenth century when ancient Egyptians described pets as hieroglyphs to distinguish their ownership.
2 Graphic design started with Egyptian Sumerian and hieroglyphic photography during 2500 BC to 1400 BC.
3 Printing appeared in the mid 1400s using reusable meta. Johann Gutenberg was the first to develop the first ever moving type. Claude Garamond opened its first foundry of its kind, and was developing and selling fonts for printers in the year 1530. Today, a wide range of fonts are available for use in website design designs etc.
4 In the eighteenth century, letters were designed based on the principles of mathematical formulation. Decorative printing began in the nineteenth century. The first sans-serif line was introduced.
5 In the late nineteenth century, Art Nouveau emerged as an international art style.
6 Helvetica’s line was introduced to the world in the twentieth century and soon became one of the most used fonts.
7 Pop art and Psychadelia became popular graphic design methods between 1960 and 1970.
8 In the mid-seventies of the twentieth century, designers showed more interest in word spaces, type of distortion, type of typewriter, and collage.
9 Since the 1990s, street design has become more popular. Huge quantities were produced and marketed to computers.
10 The world’s first website was launched in 1992.
These are just some of the many interesting facts about the history of graphic design.
So, clearly, graphic design has evolved rapidly over the decades with advances in technologies and business interests.
Every organization wanted to look different. There was pressure to stand out in the market. Graphic designs have helped small and large businesses make meaningful visual communication with a targeted audience.
Graphic design has a long history. It evolved with technological advances, manufacturing, and business interests. The growing need for visual communication with the target audience has made the services of graphic designers essential for modern-day companies.