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