Digital style history: the development of graphic design on the Internet

  title={Digital style history: the development of graphic design on the Internet},
  author={Ida Engholm},
  journal={Digital Creativity},
  pages={193 - 211}
  • Ida Engholm
  • Published 1 December 2002
  • Art
  • Digital Creativity
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