Unformatted text preview: with desktop publishing capabilities, a computer system, and a printer to produce professional-looking documents. The phrase “desktop publishing,” coined by Aldus Corporation president, Paul Brainard, means that publishing can now literally take place at your desktop. Until the mid-1980s, graphic design depended almost exclusively on design professionals. But desktop publishing changed all that by bringing graphic design into the office and home. Faster microprocessors, improved printer capabilities, increased supply of clip art, CD ROMs, and the like continue to expand the role of desktop publishing. Everything from a flyer to a newsletter can be designed, created, and produced at a computer....
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- Spring '11
- Word processor, desktop publishing software