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Ideas from the History of Graphic Design Week 4 Quiz Answer

Ideas from the History of Graphic Design Week 4 Quiz Answer

Ideas from the History of Graphic Design Week 4 Quiz Answer

In this article i am gone to share Coursera Course Ideas from the History of Graphic Design Practice Exercise Week 4 Quiz Answer with you..


Practice Exercise

Week 4 Quiz Answer




Question 1
What are some of the key aspects of Swiss Design? (Hint: there are 4 correct answers.)

  • Abstract
  • Rational
  • Ornate
  • Expressive
  • Adhered to grid
  • Serif typography
  • Sans-serif typography
  • Privileged photography over hand-drawn illustrations


Question 2)
Why was Swiss Design so appealing to American companies in the 1960s?
  • Customers perceived it as more trustworthy
  • Its uncomplicated appearance made it easy and inexpensive to reproduce.
  • Its straightforward appearance wasn’t connected to any national identity, which created a universal brand for companies with an international reach.


Question 3)
What exactly were the designers from San Francisco’s Haight district doing with their super-saturated, day-glo posters of the late 1960s?
  • They obfuscated the written content of the poster by using very expressive type layout.
  • They borrowed from the past frequently, incorporating historic images and type into the layout.
  • They were using a visual language that appealed to an audience of rock fans who were not unfamiliar with experimental drugs and experiences of the period.
  • All of the above


Question 4)
The Diggers produced broadsides and flyers that were hastily designed (often hand-drawn) and printed using inexpensive techniques. Why? (Hint: there are 2 correct answers.)
  • It was a popular aesthetic of the time.
  • The better print shops refused to print the “hippie” messages.
  • It permitted the designers to iterate quickly and get their message out to the public.
  • The anti-establishment aesthetic resonated with the countercultural groups in San Francisco at the time



Question 5)
In Sister Corita’s eyes, what is the fundamental connection between a street protest and a printed advertisement? Choose the best answer.
  • Both used text styled as headlines
  • Both used bright, saturated colors.
  • Both were recognized as powerful cultural agents.
  • Both had high potential for visibility within a very large audience.