History of Graphics Timeline

Timeline created by Trey1821
In History
  • 3,000 BCE

    Discovery Clay Tablets

    Discovery Clay Tablets
    But now a scholar studying ancient clay tablets suggests that the Babylonians got there first, and by at least 1,400 years
  • 100

    Chinese Produce First Sheets of Paper

    Chinese Produce First Sheets of Paper
    The first papermaking process was documented in China during the Eastern Han period, traditionally attributed to the court official Cai Lun.
  • 150

    Papermaking Begins in Europe

    Papermaking Begins in Europe
    The first Europeans to make paper of their own were from the Kingdoms of Northern Spain early in the 12th century though the process was possibly still Oriental or Arabic in character.
  • 200

    Carved Woodblocks

    Carved Woodblocks
    Woodblock printing is a technique for printing text, images or patterns used widely
  • 200

    Wood Blocks Used to print images and large capital letters

    Wood Blocks Used to print images and large capital letters
    used to print images and large capital letter
  • Feb 6, 1450

    Moveable type story Moveable type with individual characters

    Moveable type story Moveable type with individual characters
    The world's first movable type printing press technology for printing paper books was made of ceramic porcelain china materials and invented in ancient China
  • Feb 6, 1456

    Johannes Gutenburg First Printing press

    Johannes Gutenburg First Printing press
    Johannes Gutenberg, a goldsmith and businessman from the mining town of Mainz in southern Germany, borrowed money to invent a technology that changed the world of printing. Johannes Gutenberg invented the printing press with replaceable/moveable wooden or metal letters in 1436
  • J.C.Le Blond Printing Process

    J.C.Le Blond Printing Process
    The printing process involved using three different intaglio plates, inked in different colours
  • Lithography

    Lithography
    the process of printing from a flat surface treated so as to repel the ink except where it is required for printing.
  • Friedrich Koenig Develops A Rotary Press

    Friedrich Koenig Develops A Rotary Press
    German inventor best known for his high-speed printing press
  • Screened Photosensitive Metal Plate

    Screened Photosensitive Metal Plate
    Using the photo-sensitive metal etching technique, we are able to create a wide spectrum of custom products for industrial and commercial applications.
  • US Develops Web Press

    US Develops Web Press
    Rotary printing press helped revolutionize the printing industry due to its great speed and efficiency.
  • Linotype Machine

    Linotype Machine
    The linotype machine operator enters text on a 90-character keyboard.
  • Ira Rubel Develops Offset Printing

    Rubel accidentally discovered that he could obtain better results with indirect printing using a blanket cylinder than with direct printing.
  • Phototypesetting Is Introduced

    Phototypesetting Is Introduced
    a method of setting type, rendered obsolete with the popularity of the personal computer and desktop publishing software, that uses a photographic process to generate columns of type on a scroll of photographic paper.
  • Digital Technology Replaces Printing Plates

    Digital Technology Replaces Printing Plates
    Refers to methods of printing from a digital-based image directly to a variety of media.
  • Improved Graphics Software

    Improved Graphics Software
    first software was written by Ada Lovelace in the year 1842 but was never created.
  • Graphic Communications

    Graphic Communications
    These elements include symbols such as glyphs and icons, images such as drawings and photographs, and can include the passive contributions of substrate, color and surroundings.
  • Period:
    3,000 BCE
    to

    The Begining and More to Come