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Motion Graphics

From 2D paint programs to 3D modeling softwares, computer technology changed lots of things in graphic design. The improvements made on software programs turned every computer into a single studio for bot graphic design and motion graphics. Before computers were … Continue reading

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Ray Gun magazine by David Carson

Ray Gun was an American alternative rock and roll magazine, first published in 1992 led by founding art director David Carson. David Carson is best known for his innovative magazine designs and deconstructive typography which are still used today. What … Continue reading

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Saul Bass

Saul Bass is an important figure for Graphic designers as he was the first person to create title sequences for movies. In his career he created more than 50 title sequences for many important directors like notably Alfred Hitchcock, Stanley Kubrick … Continue reading

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Constructivism and Architecture

Emerging as an artistic movement in Russia at the beginning of 20th century, constructivism influenced many different people. Especially for graphic design, it had great influence for new techniques. Another area that constructivism influenced was achitecture. Eventually what Constructivist art … Continue reading

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Encyclopédie

    There are many different aspects of the Renaissance. Also many different artists, architects, writers and technicians influenced the transition from medieval to modern times. Encyclopedia’s always took my attention. Many families in Turkey have the encyclopedias that newspapers … Continue reading

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Chinese Moveable Type

The world’s first known movable-type system for printing purposes was invented in China in 11th century, later than the Chinese invention, metal movable-type system was developed in Korea during 13th century. So why do we still remember Gutenberg’s movable type … Continue reading

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Illuminated Manuscripts and Ottoman Calligraphy

When I saw the Illuminated manuscripts on the web page of the va312 class, they reminded me of the Arabic and Ottoman calligraphy that I studied in the major works of Ottoman art class. Illuminated manuscripts are texts that are … Continue reading

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