1. Introduction

The last time technology was so disruptive to the field of graphic design and publishing was back in the 1980s, when page layout programs were part of a revolution called desktop publishing. Designers and publishers could use programs such as PageMaker or QuarkXPress to set type right at their desks — hence the term desktop publishing.

Designers had to learn new skills — not just to design pages and art, but to make documents flow correctly and import images with the correct color space and resolution. They had to deal with digital typefaces and missing fonts. (Fonts were always missing!)

But for the ...

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