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Poster design

Some amazing examples of poster design by graphic designers and artists.

June 20, 2016
Transported by Design: famous studios and designers create posters for Johnston Sans’ anniversary
Transported by Design: famous studios and designers create posters for Johnston Sans’ anniversary

Patterns, by Thomas Matthews. On Designer Daily, we already shared Monotype’s redesign of the Johnston font: Johnston 100. However, there was another celebration of the typeface’s anniversary. Great designers and agencies designed a collection of great posters to celebrate. The result is a display of the variety of designs you can achieve with a single […]

June 16, 2016
Fernando Reza creates posters for movies that never happened
Fernando Reza creates posters for movies that never happened

Unfortunately, not all great movies saw the light. Some movie projects with great film directors were predicted, but never happened for one reason or another. But what if these movies were filmed? What would the promotional posters look like? Illustrator and poster designer Fernando Reza tried to answer that question by taking on the project […]

June 8, 2016
3H Seminar series posters by Devran Dogaroglu
3H Seminar series posters by Devran Dogaroglu

Based in Berlin, Devran Dogaroglu works as an art director and designer. In this project, he created posters for the Maxime Gorki Theater. Each poster communicates a lecture about a famous philosopher. The posters are grid-based and the grid is made apparent. The “3H” (name of the seminar) is featured as a big block in […]

May 29, 2016
Colorful posters created by Ingrid Picanyol
Colorful posters created by Ingrid Picanyol

The work of Mexican architect Luis Barragan inspired this series of posters by Ingrid Picanyol. She found a way to visually represent the landscapes on paper, using geometric shapes and bright colors.

May 17, 2016
Adam Rabalais creates some stunning alternative movie posters
Adam Rabalais creates some stunning alternative movie posters

Adam Rabalais is a graphic designer based in the Los Angeles area. Being a film geek, he enjoys working on alternative movie posters. He creates powerful posters that would often be a perfect fit for the movies, giving him a portfolio that could land him some serious jobs in that industry.

April 28, 2016
A collection of funny posters to cheer up your interior
A collection of funny posters to cheer up your interior

Nowadays, humor is one of the trendiest tendencies in interior design. A positive design will certainly be well perceived by people of all ages and with various ways of life. The humor may be used in different ways: you may use funny accessories, furniture of interesting forms, bright posters and paintings etc. The elements of […]

April 21, 2016
Rejected movie posters for The Shining
Rejected movie posters for The Shining

It’s somewhat reassuring that legendary designers like Saul Bass also had some designs rejected, it makes them a bit more like us. Obviously, having your designs rejected by Stanley Kubrick isn’t exactly like being rejected by your local garage for their newspaper ads. On this post you can see the five first designs submitted by […]

March 29, 2016
Russell Walks creates alternative poster art with Star Wars iconography
Russell Walks creates alternative poster art with Star Wars iconography

The Force is with Russell Walks. The talented American illustrator seems to have some extra powers when it comes to create stunning illustrations and poster art. He can already be proud of an impressive list of prestigious clients that include Paramount, Time Warner, or Marvel, among others. For these clients, he specializes in creating alternative […]

March 3, 2016
When vintage Russian cigarette ads meet constructivism
When vintage Russian cigarette ads meet constructivism

If you enjoy seeing odd advertising from the past, you will not be disappointed by these vintage Russian ads for cigarettes. Most of these feature a typical constructivist look-and-feel and an actually decent design, but the illustrations and selling points are just crazy by today’s standards.

February 26, 2016
This designer takes random photos on the Internet and turns them into movie posters
This designer takes random photos on the Internet and turns them into movie posters

For their usernames, some Reddit users don’t look too far and just describe what they do, like shitty_watercolour for example. Another user has been playing with photos he find on Reddit, Your_Post_As_A_Movie. That user, who is probably a designer with a lot of time on his (or her) hands, takes photos on the social network and […]

February 20, 2016
Promotional posters for the upcoming high-rise movie
Promotional posters for the upcoming high-rise movie

It’s always risky for movie directors to take on popular books and adapt them for movie theaters. Nevertheless, Ben Wheatley was willing to take that risk to create a version of High-Rise, JB Ballard’s best selling book. You can already see some previews of the movie, but the purpose of this blog post is to check […]

February 12, 2016
Vintage style space travel posters released by NASA
Vintage style space travel posters released by NASA

NASA seems to be pretty confident about the future of space travel, or maybe they just have a good sense of humor. One of NASA’s department, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, gave its design department the opportunity to have fun and imagine some space travel posters. The designers took inspiration from vintage travel posters and did an amazing […]

January 22, 2016
Posters made with the punctuation extracted from novels
Posters made with the punctuation extracted from novels

What creates rythm in texts in general, and books in particular? Punctuation, of course! The little commas, periods, semi-columns, and their other friends, are often forgotten when it comes to typography and design. Nicholas Rougeux, a Chicago-based graphic designer and data geek, did more than remember about punctuation, he put it at the center of […]

January 15, 2016
Portraits of famous movie directors by Stellavie
Portraits of famous movie directors by Stellavie

Stellavie is an agency formed by a duo of Hamburg-based designers, Steffen Heidemann and Viktoria Klein. The duo teamed up with a talented illustrator, Julian Rentzsch, to create these wonderful posters dedicated to famous movie directors. The portraits, in black-and-white, are mixed up with references to the directors that give it a very dynamic touch. Some […]

December 30, 2015
Scanmania: typographic posters full of beautiful glitches
Scanmania: typographic posters full of beautiful glitches

As designers, we love when unexpected glitches give you some beautiful results. At least, that’s the only way for me to explain why design schools are full of students doing weird stuff and experimenting with all kind of ways to produce designs. Spanish graphic designer Ruben Montero did this kind of type experiments with his […]