History and Styles of Graphic Design

 

Graphic design is not a new concept. The term itself may have been first coined in 1922, but graphic design has existed since the earliest cave art.

egyptian temple artEgyptian temples were filled with graphic art. Medieval navigation maps were full of symbols and imagery.

The Middle Ages and the Renaissance saw the heavy use of heraldry–the armour, family, class, rank and pedigree.

Cattle branding was used to show ownership and quality. More