26 September 2008

history of graphic design: essay two.

i turned in write-up number two (of six) from selected essays out of Looking Closer Five this week. "The Beauty Part," by Rick Poynor was vague, yet it provoked a lot of thought. ...maybe that was the point. i'm not sure beauty can be defined very well by academia-types because it is so much bigger than a definition, but i appreciate the observations he makes. i've seen his name a few times online and in eye magazine and have nothing but respect for his design-critiques. my reaction to his essay left me a bit blank and after re-reading it three times i sort of spewed out some prose. and i turned that in for my second write up. here it is:

also, you can grab the pdf //:here.

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