Ottmar Mergenthaler invents the first typesetting machine: the Linotype
The term “Graphic Designer” is used for the first time by W.A Swiggins in an article for the Boston Evening Transcript
Apple releases the first Macintosh computer, featuring bitmap graphics.
Photoshop version on releases and physicist Tim Berners-Lee develops the world wide web, along with HTML, and the concept of website addresses.
Grunge Design emerged along with the punk rock scene as more designs used texture to portray a dirty feling.
Flat style plays off the minimalist feel with sharp lines and surprising twists like the excessive use of negative space.
Internet usage on mobile devices has exceeded deskktop for the first time worldwide
Geofence and “moving” ads such as .gifs take over digital media as devices get faster and smarter
Source: Creative Market