How great graphic design made its way from billboards in the 50s to our smartphones today

The 1950s are considered the heyday of graphic design and advertising. The advertising of that decade featured splashes of color to convey satisfaction and wealth. But, to paraphrase the old Camel cigarette ads, we’ve come a long way, baby. Designers are now tasked with creating not just the billboards and magazine adverts but websites, online adverts, apps and other visual …