NM 344
HISTORY OF DESIGN
instructor: curt cloninger
email: curt at lab404 dot com
office: Zeis 214. Wednesday 10-12. Friday 1-3.
location: university of north carolina asheville
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intro
syllabus
rough project calendar
attendance and grading policies
artStor login instructions

major assignments
design & culture paper [examples: Watson * Krawiec * Metcalf]
[common problems with student papers]
constructivism project
deconstruction project

writing resources
the citation machine (warlick)
easyBib
how to write a bibliography

required text
Meggs' History of Graphic Design (Sixth Edition) (meggs)



history of visual communication timeline
medieval helpdesk
book of kells app
modernism timeline
Avant-garde and modernist magazines
permutation poetry (tzara [via cramer])
USSR posters
kurt schwitters audio
Ursonate score (schwitters)
Laszlo Moholy-Nagy photos
bauhaus texts
blue note album covers
ladislav sutnar
Paul Rand logos
Saul Bass film titles
Graphic Design Manual (hofmann) [1965]
pdf versions of U&lc [volumes 1-10]
Columba architecture posters (kunz)
On Overcoming Modernism (wild) [1992]
"Form Follows Function" Revisited (cloninger) [2009]
UCLA extension master graphic designer series
news about Michael Graves' Portland Building
Emigre typefaces
Emigre magazine essays
Vaughan Oliver CD covers
Stefan Sagmeister
Chip Kidd book covers
The Book Cover Archive
100 best posters: 2002 * 2003 * 2004 * 2005
hillman curtis documentaries

Typography
typeface categories (kunz)
typedia
fonts by category (fontpool)
idnetifont database
what the font?
the rather difficult font game (pätilä)
fontifier
fontographer
Paul Renner wins in the End (gleim)

Printing Technology
history of printing
illumination
woodblock
letterpress
lithography
linotype [hot type]
offset
phototypesetting [cold type]
desktop publishing

Blogs
design observer
AIGA inspiration
Yanko Design - Modern Industrial Design News

Books
Graphic Style* (heller/chwast)
Graphic Design: A Concise History* (hollis)
The Look of the Century* (bambini)
The Grammar of Ornament* (jones)
Genius Moves* (heller/illic)