VV_GDZS Graphic design and Lifestyle

Faculty of Education
Autumn 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/1/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Taught in person.
doc. Mgr.A. Pavel Noga, ArtD. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. Mgr.A. Pavel Noga, ArtD.
Department of Art - Faculty of Education
Contact Person: Mgr. et Mgr. Jana Nedomová, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Art - Faculty of Education
Timetable of Seminar Groups
VV_GDZS/01: Tue 12. 10. to Tue 7. 12. each odd Tuesday 14:00–15:50 Scala, P. Noga
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
there are 8 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
Absolvent of our lectures will make elementary sense about graphic design history. Our lectures are open to public (not only for students from Masaryk University.
  • 1. Inception of graphic design.
  • 2. Starting of poster as a main communication medium.
  • 3. Editorial design and corporate identity at the turn of the 19/20 century.
  • 4. Graphic design in czech country at the beginning of 20th century.
  • 5. Futurism and Dadaism.
  • 6. Bauhaus, russian and dutch avantgarda.
  • 7. Letter makers at at the first half of 20th century.
  • 8. Jan Tschichold and New Typography.
  • 9. Art Deco and war propaganda.
  • 10. Modernism in czech country between First and Second World War.
  • 11. Swiss School and International Style.
  • 12. Polish Poster School and its influence on european poster.
  • 13. Czech poster and editorial design from second half of 20th century.
  • 14. From Isotype to international language of symbols.
  • 15. Pop-art and psychedelic design (on the sixties), punk (on the seventies) and pop-culture (on the eighties).
  • 16. Wolfgang Weingart and computer generation (eighties and nineties of the 20th century)
  • 17. Dutch design.
  • 18. Significant letter types from second half of 20th century.
  • 19. Graphic design at the beginning of 21th century.
  • 20. Last 20 years at the Czech graphic design.
    required literature
  • NOGA, Pavel. Dějiny grafického designu II. Ostrava: Ostravská univerzita v Ostravě, 2013. 73 s.
  • povinná literatura NOGA, Pavel. Dějiny grafického designu I. Ostrava: Ostravská univerzita, 2012. 64 s.
    recommended literature
  • KOLESÁR, Z. Kapitoly z dejín grafického designu. Bratislava: Slovenské centrum dizajnu., 2006.
  • NOGA, P. Design na cestě. 1. vyd. Ostrava: Ostravská univerzita v Ostravě, 2014. 128 s. ISBN 978-80-7464-133-6.
  • TWEMLOWOVÁ, Alice. K čemu je grafický design? Rotovision SA, 2008. České vydání Slovart, s. r. o., 2008.
  • BABÁK, P.–BLAŽEK, F.–BROUSIL, T.–BURIAN, V.–DOČEKALOVÁ, P.–HALOUN, K.–CHORÝ, O.–JACOBS, B.–NOGA, P.–SOLPERA, J.–ŠTORM, F. Typo 9010. Czech Digitized Typefaces 1990–2010. Praha: BiggBoss, 2015. ISBN 978-80-906019-5-6
  • BOSÁK, Petr; JANSA, Robert. Proto. Grafický design a současné umění. Praha: tranzit.cz, VŠUP v Praze, Quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog, 2013
  • HOLLIS, Richard. Stručná historie grafického designu. London: Thames&Hudson, 1994. České vydání Rubato, 2014.
  • NOGA, Pavel. Typografický plakát. Tradiční komunikační médium v období rozvinutých digitálních technologií (Typographic Poster. Traditional medium of communication in epoch of advanced digital technology). Brno: MUNI PRESS, 2015. 166 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-8063-8. info
Teaching methods
lecture, discussion
Assessment methods
Type of completion: participation in seminars and attendance of at least 70%.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019, autumn 2020, Autumn 2022.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Autumn 2021, recent)
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