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Golden Ratio

Sources: Elaine J. Hom, LiveScience Contributor | June 24, 2013 07:02pm ET What is the Golden Ratio? In the golden ratio, a + b is to a as a is to b. The Golden ratio is a special number found by dividing a line into two parts so that the longer part divided by the […]

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Massimo Vignelli

Google Images Vignelli Associates website Massimo Vignelli (1931 – 2014) was an Italian designer who worked firmly within the Modernist tradition. He focused on simplicity through the use of basic geometric forms in all his work. He worked in a number of areas ranging from package design through houseware design and furniture design to public […]

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Joseph Muller Brockman

Josef Müller-Brockmann (May 9, 1914 – August 30, 1996) was a Swiss graphic designer and teacher. He is recognised for his simple designs and his clean use of typography (notably Akzidenz-Grotesk), shapes and colours which inspire many graphic designers in the 21st century. Each letter has its own personality …the forms of letters can create simultaneously […]

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Layout and Grids

Note : This section still needs a lot of work. I started a lot of research on this but have not been able to finish and write it all up. I want to link with a discussion on Visual Dynamics as I revisit Assignment 2. Format and size A book’s function to some extent determines […]

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David Carson

David Carson (born September 8, 1954) is an American graphic designer, art director and surfer. He is best known for his innovative magazine design, and use of experimental typography. He worked as a sociology teacher and professional surfer in the late 1970s. From 1982 to 1987, Carson worked as a teacher in Torrey Pines High School in […]