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Spatializing design history: Considerations on the use of maps for studies on print culture

FARIAS, Priscila Lena ; HANNS, Daniela Kutschat ; DIXON, Catherine ;


In the last decades, there has been a growing interest in the use of geographic information for historical research. Parallel to that, there has also been an increasing interest for data visualization as an aspect of information design, leading to a significant number of studies and developments in the field of cartographic design. The main argument of this essay is that historical GIS and spatial history are relevant approaches for design history. This is demonstrated with examples of research on the history of typography and print that benefited from the use of analogical and digital maps.


Palavras-chave: Graphic design, design history, graphic memory, typography, spatial history, historical GIS,

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DOI: 10.5151/despro-icdhs2016-04_009

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FARIAS, Priscila Lena; HANNS, Daniela Kutschat; DIXON, Catherine; "Spatializing design history: Considerations on the use of maps for studies on print culture", p. 348-353 . In: Wong, Wendy Siuyi; Kikuchi, Yuko & Lin, Tingyi (Eds.). Making Trans/National Contemporary Design History [=ICDHS 2016 – 10th Conference of the International Committee for Design History & Design Studies]. São Paulo: Blucher, 2016.
ISSN 2318-6968, DOI 10.5151/despro-icdhs2016-04_009

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