- First commercial Christmas card was invented in 1846 by Sir Henry Cole, the card he sent to his mother has recently been sold for £22,500.
- Technical developments like colour lithography in 1930, which increase the manufacturing of greeting cards.
- In 1980 there was a thiriving market for 'alternative cards' which are humorous and whimsical designs.
After my presentation I received feedback from my group, some of which was constructive, and some which was just nice. I organised my post-it notes into categories of which were helpful and which were just nice.
|5 helpful, 3 not very helpful.|
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Really enjoyed your presentation.
You know good facts about greetings cards.
Really well presented, clearly spoken.
Was a nice touch that you brought your own cards in to show your interest.
Interesting topic that you clearly enjoy and are passionate about.
Good sense of direction about where you can take your research.
Shows keen interest in greeting card history and seems very knowledgeable.
Good idea to bring examples.
Could try making your own cards and experimenting with process and media.
Good combination of content and current stats ect.
Good to explain why you like it and bringing in examples.
Showed/told us about your plan to further it, which is good.
Could have focused on an era or area? As it was quite broad.
Really interesting statistics.
Physical examples show that you are really interested in your subject.
Aspirations for your subject in your own work.
Good overall knowledge.
Good use of facts and figures to validate your research.
Could improve design of presentation, make it more design related.
Good links to your own design production.
Good knowledge on statistics as well as history.
Interesting how the cards have changed according to social life.
Passionate on subject.
Good ideas for the future.