Can we be more Graphic about Graphic Design?

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Vienne, Véronique (2012)
  • Publisher: Groupement d'intérêt scientifique (GIS) Archives de la critique d’art

Can you objectify a subjective notion? This is the question graphic designers must face when they talk about their work. Even though graphic design artifacts are omnipresent in our culture, graphic design is still an exceptionally ill-defined profession. This is one of the reasons design criticism is still a rudimentary discipline. No one knows for sure what is this thing we sometimes call “graphic communication” for lack of a better word–a technique my Webster’s dictionary describes as “the ...
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