[#Design] Free Lynda.com Video: Foundations of #GraphicDesign History – The Bauhaus Movement

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Free Lynda.com Video: Foundations of Graphic Design History - The Bauhaus Movement

The majority of content here at CreativePro, including the Lynda.com videos that I write about, is focused on “the hows.” How to use a piece of software to accomplish a specific design or production task. But once in a while, it’s critically important to stop asking how, and to start asking why do we want to do a certain thing, or who was the person responsible for an idea we take for granted, or when and where did a certain practice originate. That’s why this week’s free Lynda.com video is from Sean Adams’ course on Foundations of Graphic Design History – The Bauhaus Movement. It’s hard to overstate the influence of the Bauhaus on all fields of design, not just graphic design. As Sean says in his introduction, “after watching the course you will never look at a piece of furniture, poster, lamp, or any modern object in the same way again.” Here’s the official course description: To move forward as a designer, sometimes you have to take a step back. This installment of Foundations of Graphic Design History explores one of the most influential modern design movements of all time: Bauhaus. Its revolutionary concepts – centered on simplicity, quality, truth in materials, and form…

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