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Description: Design, Form, and Chaos
In the history of painting and design, from Cimabue (1240–1302) to Cassandre (1901–1968), communication between artist and spectator was rarely a problem. Today, the emphasis on style over content in much of what is alleged to be graphic design and communication is, at best, puzzling. Order out of chaos is not the order of the day.* The deluge of design that colors our lives, our print, and our video screens is in harmony with the spirit of our time. No less than drugs and pollution, the big …
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.207-217

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