The Education of a Graphic Designer

The Education of a Graphic Designer

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In this text, 25 designers and educators examine how graphic design is taught, earned and practised. In interviews with ten successful designers, ncluding Milton Glaser, Jessica Helford, Paula Scher, Michael Bierut andavid Carson, the author attempts to discover how they acquired theirnowledge of design and how they have translated it into practice in theirareers. The book presents model design-education curricula for bothndergraduate and graduate levels.For Dormer, these two types of knowledge are completely intertwined, because if we rely only on theory, we never get things ... Craft knowledge is acquired through doing or making, and as you master a craft, you think less about the conceptual basis of ... A critical part of the private aspect of craft knowledge is the dialogue that goes on between the practitioner, his or her ... This would be what guides the aquot;body of workaquot; of a designer over and beyond the particular goal of each project.

Title:The Education of a Graphic Designer
Author:Steven Heller
Publisher:Allworth Press - 1998


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