With the development of the printing intensive relating to crafts turned outActivities such as book painting and Kalligrafie into the background. Thus very fast the necessity for the organization of the typeface and the composition between writing and picture was recognized. The direct forerunners of the commercial artists were therefore also the Schriftsetzer. These sketched frequentlyand defaults gave the layout to type-area, Typografie and pictorial material. Smaller graphic work like a sketching of Logos or Signets by Schriftsetzer likewise implemented up to providing lead cuts or manufacturing plates.
In the coursethe technical development were formed specialists and it developed themselves for agencies (advertising agencies, book publishing houses) above all the development of the organization used up. In this course the occupation of the commercial artist developed. Commercial artists training had classical way as Schriftsetzeror at least writing typesetter practical courses. Beyond that drawing and Typografie in the commercial artist schools were taught. The development went to far to the designer in the today's days the commercial artist of the old school replaced.
The diagram designer works today nearly completely on computers of based organization.The training is not uniformly, gives it to diagram Design at different professional schools and universities as course of studies (conclusion diploma), but is not not protected the term „designers “.
Developed in the last years a multiplicity of public and private schools the one„“, Many of it offer designer training also within the graphic range, why these graduates understand themselves partly also than commercial artists.
To the daily work of the diagram designer (today: Communication designer) substantially more than perhaps still belongs in the today's time before 50 years. The needat advertisement constantly grows, new technical possibilities are given. Among the fields rank among other things: Production of print products, layout, Drucksatz, illustration, conception and draft, Typografie, photography, drawing, Desktop Publishing, animation, pressure preliminary stage, Web Design, model construction, packing, Scanning systems and many wider ranges…
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- http://www.bdg-designer.de federation of German diagram designers
- http://www.agd.de/ alliance of German designers
- http://www.adc.de/ kind Directors club Germany
- http://www.sgd.ch/ Swiss graphics of designer