Graphic Design Legends Research Series

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ThisĀ is a short, but by no means exhaustive, list of famous and successful graphic designers over the past century. It was designed to be a springboard for students to begin learning and understanding some of the best graphic designers of today and of the past.

Included are 6 articles for students to read, 6 worksheets to help them follow along, a presentation, a short quiz to check their understanding, a review for this quiz and keys for both the worksheets and quiz.

Lesson Resources

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  • Lesson Plan (PDF)
  • Presentation (PDF)
  • Jessica Walsh Worksheet (PDF)
  • Saul Bass Worksheet (PDF)
  • Massimo Vignelli Worksheet (PDF)
  • Chip Kidd Worksheet (PDF)
  • Michael Bierut Worksheet (PDF)
  • George Lois Worksheet (PDF)
  • Saul Bass Worksheet Key (PDF)
  • Michael Bierut Worksheet Key (PDF)
  • George Lois Worksheet Key (PDF)
  • Massimo Vignelli Worksheet Key (PDF)
  • Jessica Walsh Worksheet Key (PDF)
  • Chip Kidd Worksheet Key (PDF)
  • Review (PDF)
  • Test (PDF)
  • Test Key (PDF)