Film Screening: “Graphic Means: A History of Graphic Design Production” (OV)

TYPO Berlin 2018 Trigger | Friday, 18 May | 8:00 pm | Show | English

Up until just over 30 years ago, when the desktop computer debuted, the whole design production process would have been done primarily by hand, and with the aide of analog machines. The design and print industries used a variety of ways to get type and image onto film, plates, and finally to the printed page.

Graphic Means is a journey through this transformative Mad Men-era of pre-digital design production to the advent of the desktop computer. It explores the methods, tools, and evolving social roles that gave rise to the graphic design industry as we know it today

The screening will be introduced by the film director Briar Levit.
Run time: 84 minutes


Briar Levit

Designer & Filmmaker (Portland, Oregon)

Briar Levit is an Assistant Professor at Portland State University, and graduate of Central St. Martins College of Art & Design. Originally from the California Bay Area, her graphic design practice consists primarily of page design, with a special interest in independent magazine publishing, small presses, and walking guides (which she has…

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