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Applying Design History: Lessons from the Bauhaus

Get inspired by the roots of contemporary graphic design

1. Introduction (1:09)

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction (1:09) 1:09 FREE!
  2. On the Way to Bauhaus (4:48) 4:48 FREE!
  3. The Bauhaus Phenomenon (4:33) 4:33 FREE!
  4. Bauhaus Today (4:16) 4:16 FREE!
  5. Simplicity & Direct Communication (5:10) 5:10 FREE!
  6. Usable Is Beautiful (7:17) 7:17 FREE!

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Get inspired by the roots of contemporary graphic design. Aliyah Marr focuses on the Bauhaus and its wide-ranging influence on current design trends, which even extends to media that didn't exist during its heyday - specifically, websites. She also explains how today's designers can improve their work by applying Bauhaus principles.

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Aliyah Marr
Life path consultant, creativity coach, business and marketing mentor.

With a solid background in marketing, design, coaching and writing, Aliyah Marr coaches individuals throughout the entire creative process all the way from developing their personal vision to establishing their personal brand and marketing their product/service.

Author of a groundbreaking book on creative development, Parallel Mind, The Art of Creativity, Aliyah Marr is a multimedia artist, graphic designer, and educator. She taught graphic design, art, interactive programming, and new media at Parsons, Pratt, and The School of Visual Arts in New York City. She is an art director with a stellar client list of Fortune 100 companies, and has worked in every medium: print, video, and interactive. She has even worked as a designer for a couple of feature films and has produced TV shows.

If you have a creative project that you want to develop, market, or promote -- such as writing a book, creating a new business, or career path -- contact her via email. References are available upon request.



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