Keywords: Renaissance

Guiding questions:

  • What does design thinking mean when applied to Renaissance times?
  • What does it mean when design leads vs. follows other cultural trends?
  • How does Zeitgeist influence, or is effected by, design thinking?

Additional Resource Links:

William Caxton

Italian Renaissance Design

Nicholas Jenson

Erhardt Ratdolt

Aldine Press 

Bembo Typeface

WmBembo

 

Hypnerotomachia Poliphili, 1499

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Cancellascra

Lodovico Arrighi— master calligrapher and type designer

Palatino

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French Renaissance Design

Geoffroy Tory

Claude Garamond

Jacques Kerver

Stephen Daye

  • Whole Book of Psalms or The Bay Psalm Book