Movable type printing was invented.
Photography was invented.
The first simple consumer camera by Kodak was invented.
Allowed users for the first time to change with ease the style of their text.
Domestic video recorders and cameras were invented.
Hayes 300 bps modem was invented. Users moved to broadband.
Provided a flat surface and stylus to draw an image.
These increased artists' ability to do fine-tuned artwork.
Apple MacIntosh Computer and Image Writer Printer were invented. These made it possible to choose font styles, sizes, and attributes.
The introduction of these items made desktop publishing a reality.