You know that the term “graphic design” was not used until 1922. But you know that widespread adoption of the phrase didn’t find its way into the popular lexicon until after World War II. Find out about the important milestones of graphic design, and how design has evolved since the beginning of the profession until today.
The below infographic that made clear the history of design is inextricably linked to both culture and technological advancements, designed by Creative Market. This image shows the timeline of graphic design in the various fields such as visual communications, advertising, art, print-making, which started as early as 15,000 BC.