Monday, October 24, 2011

You don't know Jack

I've been asked where the design of the Union Jack came from so I thought I'd post a little history link. The Union Jack design is an elegant solution to a design dilemma that, as a graphic designer, I think is fabulous.

Here is the basic time-line: First, add Scotland to England, then later add Ireland to both.

For a quick history lesson, please go the the source of this graphic:

Seriously, it's only a few paragraphs and then you'll know Jack.

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