Stephan Bundi on the age of the computer

“It seems that any discussion of graphic design must touch on the subject of computer technology, the impact it has had on design and reproduction techniques, and the way it has changed visual communication. This technology has also had a social impact: designers, for the most part, can no longer work in insolation from the technological developments occurring around them. Rather, designers, like members of just about every other profession, have come to rely on computers, peripheral devices and software. Although this relationship to new and ever-changing technology significantly boosts designers’ productivity, it also puts them at the mercy of the hardware and software manufacturers and developers…”

— Stephan Bundi (via Graphis Poster Annual, 2000)