Video: Life Before Photoshop

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  • · Posted 32 months Ago
  •  BY Jack Lowe

Celebrating 25 years of Photoshop, Lynda.com has created a new video which demonstrates how big an impact the image editing software had on the lives of graphic designers and photographers.

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"Thirty years ago design was entirely different," says the presenter. "It used to be all analog and all physical. When I look out on the landscape today, and I see that everybody knows what Helvetica is and 12-year-olds have a concept of what a typeface are, it's amazing to me because it used to be such a small group that knew how to manage this physical labour to do any project."

In the video, the designer takes a simple print ad and shows us how much work would have gone into creating it.

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