What is design? Who developed the universal visual concepts that designers have successfully deployed for centuries? These important questions and more are answered in this 20-tutorial journey by design historian and expert Mark Gatter.In this introductory course, you get an overview of the origins, history and processes of design spanning from the prehistoric Chauvet cave paintings to the subliminal techniques deployed in current advertising. Follow along as design guru, Mark Gatter, explains the story of design and how it impacts our daily lives and culture.Mark first traces the historical progress of western art from the earliest artists known to man through the innovative artists and architects of the Italian Renaissance period. You learn all about the contributions of Giotto, Michelangelo and Da Vinci. As you explore the timeless designs of the Duomo, the Tomb of Pope Julius II, the Medici Mausoleum in the Basilica of San Lorenzo and more, you see how these visionary artists and their timeless creations laid the conceptual foundation that act as a blueprint for todays designers as they bring their art into the world.Next, Mark accelerates into the 21st century. Here he begins to examine all the tools, processes and principles that form the modern designer's toolbox. So join Mark Gatter on this timeless journey into the world of graphic design and discover for yourself just what makes a graphic designer!Table of Contents:1. Introduction2. What is an artist?3. Prehistoric Cave Art4. Prehistoric Artists5. The Importance of Florence6. Giotto: Giotto di Bondone7. Giottos Work8. Ancient Egyptian Art and the Creative Process9. Early Art Patrons: The Vatican and the Medici10. Early Art Commissions: Tombs and Mausoleums11. Early Greats: Ghiberti, Brunelleschi, Donatello & U...12. Donatello: Donato di Niccol di Betto Bardi13. Beyond Florence: Bellini, Botticelli, Michelangelo14. What is a Designer?15. The Nature of Design16. The Tools of Design17. The Place of Design in Our World18. The Process of Design19. The Psychology of Design20. What's in the Videos
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