History of Graphic Design

David Carson is known as a graphic designer, surfer, and an art director. From an interview, he claimed how he never knew what graphic design was until he went into a summer workshop in the University of Arizona. After learning, he became dedicated to graphic design and making it his own. Through Ray Gun, he formed his own typographic and layout style, which is now defined as “grunge typography”.

He was the art director for the magazine Ray Gun and became famously known that way. And after 3 years of working in Ray Gun magazine he had his own studio and started doing work for major brands and products. Such as Pepsi, Ray Ban, Nike, Microsoft and the list goes on. To this day he still is making various works of his own.


You can visit his site down below and take a look at his work:


this is to read more from the interview:



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