Up until the advent of book jackets at this time, the decorated covers of books were quite popular and even produced celebrities of book cover design. Aubrey Beardsley and Sarah Wyman Whitman were popular book cover designers of the 1800s. Pasted paper designs started appearing on books as early as the 1830s which soon gave way to two colored textured designs and gold stamping in the 1840s and 1850s. As the years progressed, the use of text and colored ink was simplified and became commonplace on book covers around the world. “The transformation of book design owed much to the Arts and Crafts movement, which revered the book as an object both functional and aesthetic, a part of everyday life yet worthy of care and adornment.
With the fast growth of posters . Europe and the Americas, Milan and Berlin quickly became the "Art Gallery of the Street" which created a precedent for modern advertising. The Belle Époque or La Belle Époque(French for "Beautiful Era") was a period in European social history that began during the late 19th century and lasted until World War I. Was a golden age for illustration and graphic design .Posters expressing a unique culture and society and the emergence of a lot of style that time. One of the most important factor which leds to the rise of the pictorial poster was the work and skills of Jules Cheret.He had created a new technique which is called three stone process which allowed printer to achieve every colour in the rainbow with as little as three separate lithographic stones.
His most popular images were his fashion portraits depicting elegance, glamour and style (National Portrait Gallery, 2009). Beaton took his inspiration from the most successful magazine photographers of the 1910’s and 1920’s including E.O. Hoppe, Edward Steichen and Baron de Meyer (Victoria & Albert Museum, 2010). Vogue published its first portrait by Beaton in 1928 (Harrison, 1987). It was his exhibition in London that won him this contract that later led much of his work to appear in the magazine.
The book gained a high level of fame and appreciation due to its emphasis on Victorian era and culture, the significance of Christmas shown using Christmas ghosts, the interpretation of the writer’s own life in the story, creation of fictional characters like Ebenezer Scrooge, Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim and his beautiful way of contrasting between their personalities and their traits has given the story an honourable position in the history of English literature. The Victorian age was the most prosperous and influential period in United Kingdom. It was the time when Queen Victoria reigned for 64 consecutive years, after whom the era was named. During this time, the educated middle class people in Britain gained a massive financial uplift. Similarly, British people prospered as the industries thrived and profits began coming in from the overseas British Empire too.
Theodor Seuss Geisel or as known as Dr.seuss is famous cartoonist , writer and author who was born 1904 in Springfield, Massachusetts. He is one of the most favorite children’s authors of the twentieth century. Although he is well known of children’s books like “The cat in the hat “and Green Eggs and Ham”. Theodor also has sold many copies of political cartoons, poems, and even film scripts not only in the united states but also worldwide. Poems, Political cartoons, and film scripts were some of his work as well.
The Opening of Dickens' Great Expectations as Compelling Charles Dickens's "Great Expectations" contains one of the most famous opening chapters of a novel ever written. It is very effective in making the reader want to read on. He uses many techniques which makes each paragraph flow into the next. The novel was a very popular literary form in the Victorian period, in a time before the invention of modern forms of entertainment such as television and video. As the nineteenth century progressed increasing numbers of people could read.
This paper will argue that the industrial revolution allowed for the proliferation of fonts in the 19th century for two main reasons. First, there was an unprecedented need for new and eye-catching lettering to grab the attention of consumers a new variety of choices on the market. Secondly, the creation of new fonts was more affordable than ever due to the advancements in technology during the industrial revolution. Early Typography Humans have been using written language to communicate ideas with one another since as early as 3200 BCE in Mesopotamia. Since then, every great civilization has had a written language, each with its own unique characteristics.
“No longer was literature a rarefied privileged domain” (Menon, Sindhu and Merriman, Renaissance in Literature). The invention of movable print and the ability to produce printed materials allowed the idea of trading printed books and material... ... middle of paper ... ... aspects of how the world worked (Thompson 210-211). The importance of all the turning points in the Renaissance helped to open up new areas in science to study. The invention of printing was instrumental in allowing the world to read and to spread knowledge throughout the world about any subject. Through printing the total Renaissance movement was “felt in art, literature, science, music, politics, religion and other intellectual aspects” and still is today (Wikipedia, Renaissance).
George Cruikshank George Cruikshank was an English artist, caricaturist, and illustrator. He began his career with satirical political cartoons and later illustrated topical and children's books, but his fascination with the fantastic began much earlier in life. The fairy stories he heard from his young nurse inspired his imagination and he began to draw the way he saw fairy tales in his mind. From these rudimentary beginnings sprang one of the most prolific and popular masters of his art. Born on September 27, 1792, Cruikshank heard many fairy tales as a child.
However, the sub-title are also bold and little large-scale size than the actual text. In the final analysis, the designers used all the principles, elements, composition, and Helvetica for typography that made the design more fascinated. The cool and warm colors catch the viewer's eyes. This work contains motivating thoughts for example, when viewer tries to outline the figure/ground balance between the positive and negative space, it catch the attention of viewers and helps them to find out the theme, the letter between the three rectangles. Works Cited http://www.experimentaljetset.nl/archive/mmx-shepley-bulfinch