The use of graphic design to create strong emotive opinions is very useful in current politics, economics and society. Images can be humorous, political or artistic and many images are completely open to interpretation. Have a look at these four images, what do you think their meanings are?
I love portal graphic art, it is so amazingly simplistic and utilises vivid colour amongst a gloomy background. It shows off the core principles of the game in an easy to understand manner.
Aside from being what is probably the widest image I’ve ever seen (click on the image if you don’t believe me, don’t forget to zoom into it’s full size!) the Tabula Peutingeriana is an amazing piece of ancient cartography. Once you get your head around where everything is it’s an extraordinary item. I do feel it has an element of art and design, which is especially noticeable around Rome in particular. Good old Romans …
Dynamic design can be found in posters and visual media, but also in documents, reports and journals. This use of creative design demonstrates how imagery can change the emotive and visual properties of a document. The data is shown in a creative manner which is very beneficial, I find this document to be a good piece of inspiration for my own designs.