Comparative Essay


Assigned:
October 9, 2019

Wednesday

Due:
October 30, 2019

Wednesday

Duration
22 days

Points
6


Instructions

Write an essay which compares and contrasts two historical graphic design topics. Your writing must highlight the features that make each topic distinct, while finding commonalities between each topic, as well. Choose from the selections below.

 

Gutenberg’s 42-line Bible

Kelmscott Press’s Chaucer


The Italian Renaissance

Italian Futurism


The Private Press Movement

Punk Zines of the 1970’s–90’s


Swiss Modernism

Swiss Postmodernism


Jan Tschichold in the 1920’s–30’s

Jan Tschichold in the 1930’s–70’s

 

Submission

Submit your essay via Google Docs by the date listed above.

Minimum word count: 1200 words

Please include the following in your document:

  1. Your Name

  2. The class name

  3. The date of submission

  4. Your chosen topic

  5. Your essay

  6. Supporting images