graphic design before it had a name

…the markings are almost certainly a form of messaging – of graphic communication…

these ostrich eggs covered in markings have been all over the news this week, but still worth a mention i thought…

"The lines are crossed at right angles or oblique angles by hatching. By the repetition of this motif, early humans were trying to communicate something. Perhaps they were trying to express the identity of the individual or the group"

m / 04-03-2010 21:34

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