History of Graphic Design
Fall 2019 | 1:30–2:45

Research Paper and Presentation


Select a person, style, movement, period of time, theme, or self-generated topic relating to the history graphic design for review and approval by the instructor. A brief outline, along with resources, is required a few weeks prior to the written research paper. The paper itself must be 1500 to 2000 words in length, using appropriate high-resolution (300 dpi) visual examples throughout. Please include a bibliography of at least four sources other than the Eskilson textbook. The bibliography does not count toward your word count.


Each research paper will be transformed into a 5 minute presentation. The presentation should have 20 slides (15 seconds a slide) or more and be created in Powerpoint, Keynote, or a similar program.