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New Film Offers An In-Depth Look At How Graphic Design Has Changed Since 1950s
By Yap Yen, 09 Mar 2016
We previously mentioned this film, which shows what the graphic design world was like before computers.
Here is the official trailer for Graphic Means: A History of Graphic Design Production, a film that gives an in-depth look at the huge changes that took place in graphic design from the 1950s through to the 1990s, from linecaster to photocomposition and paste-up PDF.
Directed and produced by Briar Levit, the film will have interviews with several leading figures from graphic design, including Ellen Lupton, Malcom Garrett and Adrian Shaughnessy.
The trailer teases at how much has changed, with various designers discussing the hands-on construction of pages, from the time-consuming processes of hot metal type to photo-typesetting and now, automatically done using computer software.
Watch the trailer below. The film is expected to be released in Spring 2017. You can find out more from their website.
[via Creative Review, Graphic Means]
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