On this day, June 19, 1880, illustrator, type designer, and book designer William Addison Dwiggins was born in Martinsville, Ohio. Dwiggins studied at the Frank Holme School of Illustration in Chicago. In 1922 Dwiggins coined the term “graphic designer” in a short article in the Boston Globe. Between his achievements in graphic design and his creation of new type faces, and his book designs, Dwiggins was important to a variety of related fields in the graphic arts.

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Norman Rockwell Museum



Norman Rockwell Museum is Open 7 days a week year-round

May – October and holidays:

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Norman Rockwell Museum
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