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

Priscila Lena FARIAS, Daniela Kutschat HANNS, Catherine DIXON
2016 Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Design History and Design Studies   unpublished
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
more » ... on the history of typography and print that benefited from the use of analogical and digital maps.
doi:10.5151/despro-icdhs2016-04_009 fatcat:goyrsjazh5euljvhrxzw6ud57a