An exploration of the aesthetic in Graphic Design. Graphic Design is a universal language of expression and yet so few of us understand its full dimension or ways of communicating meaning. Through looking at contemporary examples of design, Keith Robertson describes graphic design as a codified system of signs which has developed largely to service the commercial market place where the role of sh*t is crucial to defining what is right for them but not for us.
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Paper presented at the 10th Sights, Minds and Matters Lecture series, RMIT University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 08 October 2002