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About: Graphic Design: History

http://graphicdesign.about.com/od/history/History.htm

View condensed timelines spanning tens of thousands of years, from the first known visual communication to the computer age of today.

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American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) Design Archives

http://designarchives.aiga.org/

Browse, search and view selections from a contemporary collection of thousands of design pieces which have been awarded recognition or honored by the AIGA.

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April Greiman: Made in Space

http://www.aprilgreiman.com/

Visit the home page of this pioneering woman who helped introduce the computer vernacular to design through experimental mergers of type and image.

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Art of Persuasion

http://xroads.virginia.edu/~MA99/piazza/portfolio/adweb/

Read a critical analysis of American advertising and design during the early 20th century. View samples.

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Article Cat: Graphic Design History

http://www.articlecat.com/Article/Graphic-Design-History/933

Read a brief account of design history from the caves of Lascaux around 14,000 BC to the post-modern experimentation of David Carson in the 20th century.

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Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND): The CND Logo

http://www.cnduk.org/pages/binfo/logo.html

Read an essay about the history behind the peace symbol, designed in 1958 by Gerald Holtom.

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Colophon Page: The Italian Futurist Book

http://www.colophon.com/gallery/futurism/index.html

View an exhibition showcasing Futurism's innovative uses of typography from 1909-1944.

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Design Archive Online

http://design.rit.edu/

Review twentieth century magazine design and photography with biographical profiles of designers. A project of the Rochester Institute of Technology, the image archives have limited access.

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Design Encyclopedia

http://www.thedesignencyclopedia.org/

Browse a growing index of design contributions and influences from around the world.

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Design History Society

http://www.designhistorysociety.org/

The Society promotes and supports the study of design history. Its activities include the publication of a journal and newsletter, an annual conference, management of a discussion list, grants and prizes for research, and awards for events.

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Docs Populi

http://www.docspopuli.org/

View the home page of Lincoln Cushing, Cuban poster artist, with his collections of oppositional visual art, political propaganda, and related writings.

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Flickr: Photos from Alki1

http://www.flickr.com/photos/20745656@N00/sets/

View personal image collections from a contributor. Sets of images range from American and Bauhaus to Russian Constructivist and Swiss International design.

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Graphic Design from the 1920s and 1930s in Travel Ephemera

http://www.travelbrochuregraphics.com/

View an international collection of travel brochures, airline and ocean liner time-tables, auto road maps, luggage labels, advertising and publications.

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Museum of Modern Art: Aleksandr Rodchenko

http://www.moma.org/exhibitions/1998/rodchenko/

The Museum of Modern Art in New York presents the history and work of one of the leading Russian artists in the period following the Revolution of October 1917.

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