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The sentiment- no so much the design: History of Visual Communication

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The History of Visual Communication - The Art of the Book

Visual Communication is an essential tool in a business’s brand identity toolkit. It is all of the graphics that supplement a logo, forming the graphic “face” of a business and anchoring a brand identity. A logo is the “boss” of a brand, and the Visual Communication elements are its “employees”; in many design applications a logo won’t appear by itself. It will have the help of other visual elements to accomplish its job of communicating and connecting with a target market.

The History of Visual Communication - The Avantgarde

The History of Visual Communication - Caves and Rocks

History of Art - Visual History of the World

The History of Visual Communication - The Modernists

The History of Visual Communication - The Art of the Book

Visual Communication - Imagine a universal visual language, perhaps an image and a single word so that on receipt of a letter instantly you know why you have received the letter and if it requires any action. Simple communication like this would help the recipient of the letter and the sender would also see greater responses. The mind map above shows a few basic ideas – I am sure that more companies could incorporate a few simple visual cues; many already do so and it is refreshing to see.

A Visual Thinking Methodology by infografia, via Flickr

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Visual Grammar: How to communicate without words

ideograms examples - Buscar con Google

History of Typography

Swiss Graphic Design History

Visual Culture

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A History of Graphic Design for Rainy Days / by Studio 3

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