History of Graphic Design: Course Timetable

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Victorian Era

1880 - 1901

England Arts & Crafts Movement

1880 - 1900

First Labor Day

09/05/1882

Statue of Liberty presented

1884

presented by France. Construction required 10 years.

Art Nouveau

1890 - 1910

Expressionism

1890 - 1940

Edison invents Motion Pictures

1890

Vincent van Gogh dies

07/29/1890

American Arts & Crafts Movement

1900 - 1910

Wright Brothers make first flight

12/17/1903

Kellogg's Starts Selling Corn Flakes

1906

Cubism

1909 - 1922

Futurism

1909 - 1914

Titanic Hits Iceberg

04/15/1912

The Armory Show

02/17/1913

WWI

1914 - 1918

First Self-Service Grocery Store Opens in U.S.

1916

Dada

1917 - 1922

De Stijl

1917 - 1931

Bauhaus, Weimar

1919 - 1924

Women Granted the Right to Vote in U.S.

1920

Russian Constructivism

1921 - 1930

Surrealism

1924 - 1930

Bauhaus, Dessau

1925 - 1932

First Mickey Mouse Cartoon

1928

Christ Monument Built on Rio de Janeiro Hilltop

1931

WWII

1932 - 1945

Bonnie and Clyde Killed by Police

1934

WPA

1935 - 1941

Stone Age Cave Paintings Found in France

1940

Mount Rushmore Completed

1941

International Typographic Style

1950 - 1960

Pop Art

1950 - 1960

Disneyland Opens

1955

Dr. Seuss Publishes The Cat in the Hat

1957

Psychedelic

1960 - 1970

Postmodernism

1960 - 1980

Martin Luther King Jr. Makes "I Have a Dream" Speech

1963

Neil Armstrong Becomes the First Man on the Moon

1969

London Bridge Brought to the U.S.

1971

Microsoft Founded

1975

Digital Design

1984 - Present

Hole in the Ozone Layer Discovered

1985

Wreck of the Titanic Found

1985

Use of the Internet Grows Exponentially

1993

Scientists Clone Sheep

1997

9/11

09/11/2001

Hurricane Katrina

2005