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Poster design

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

August 25, 2014
Exhibition of iconic film poster designer Hans Hillmann
Exhibition of iconic film poster designer Hans Hillmann

I must admit it, I didn’t know Hans Hillmann before seeing this post on It’s Nice That. The German graphic artist worked from the 50s to the 70s as a film poster designer, and quickly made himself a name as one of the best designers. He designed film posters for the greatest directors, which gave […]

August 22, 2014
Project 2501: poster homages to Ghost in the Shell
Project 2501: poster homages to Ghost in the Shell

The book and movie “Ghost in the Shell” quickly became cult for an entire generation. Project 2501 was started to pay a visual homage to the movie. It was started very small, but quickly became a huge worldwide collaboration with many amazing posters.

August 17, 2014
Stunning posters about the principles of design
Stunning posters about the principles of design

Using paper art, Turkish graphic designer Efil Türk has created some beautiful posters that illustrate the principles of design. Space, balance, hierarchy,… A total of 10 principles are explained better with clever visuals than they would with pages of text.

August 6, 2014
Awesome poster for the Katowice JazzArt Festival
Awesome poster for the Katowice JazzArt Festival

For the Katowice Jazz Festival, the organizers had the good idea to commission Rafal Leszczynski to create the visuals. The work he produced is amazing, with a powerful typographic visual to illustrate an attractive quote. He also did a wonderful use of these visuals and colors for the festival program brochure.

July 26, 2014
Spectacular illustrated posters by Ken Taylor
Spectacular illustrated posters by Ken Taylor

Based in Melbourne, Ken Taylor is an illustrator and designer who made himself a name in the music industry. His work that got my attention is the illustrated posters for movies. I really wish some movies would have so cool posters for their promotion.

July 12, 2014
Album anatomy
Album anatomy

Album Anatomy is Duane Dalton’s side project, an exploration into minimalist graphic design. The designer did a great job of removing unnecessary information, he even went a bit too far on occasion. The idea of these posters was inspired by the great “Bridging the gap” poster series. A strict grid is used to create the […]

July 10, 2014
Minimalist paper movie posters
Minimalist paper movie posters

Minke, a Spanish graphic design agency launched a promotional campaign to announce their gallery of papers. It has formed a collection of 15 minimalistic movie posters to promote the reveal of paper gallery. It provides great choice of suitable paper for professionals to create their projects. The several paper collections use various weights and textures […]

June 29, 2014
Brazil World Cup stadiums illustrated by André Chiote
Brazil World Cup stadiums illustrated by André Chiote

André Chiote is one of the famous illustrators who have illustrated five of the 12 World Cup Stadium in Brazil. This year the famous FIFA World Cup 2014 has been hosting on Brazil and it’s stadium is captured in graphic posters mentioned below by Portuguese illustrator André Chiote. The stadium highlights key elements of building’s […]

June 24, 2014
Illustrated posters by Bendik Kaltenborn
Illustrated posters by Bendik Kaltenborn

I’m usually quite partial to Swiss style typographic posters. However, from time to time I find a designer that creates amazing illustrated posters that make me forget about the grid and Helvetica. Bendik Kaltenborn is one of these designers that create stunning illustrated posters with a human touch. In a various range of drawing styles, […]

May 26, 2014
Minimal movie posters by Chungkong
Minimal movie posters by Chungkong

There are numerous designers around the globe but only few of them are successful and stand out in the marketplace. Chungkong is one of such designers (graphic designer) from Netherlands who is famous for creating cool movie posters. What actually matters for being a successful designer is a strong ingenious personality with powerful thinking capability. […]

May 21, 2014
Poster design for Granby Park
Poster design for Granby Park

Map and poster designed by I&C Studio for UPSTART as part of their Granby Park project.

May 16, 2014
Bo:m festival 2013 posters
Bo:m festival 2013 posters

Posters for Festival Bo:m 2013, interdisciplinary performing arts festival, Seoul. 440 x 720 mm each.

May 15, 2014
Spectacular Game of Thrones posters
Spectacular Game of Thrones posters

Russian graphic designer Sasha Vinogradova created some awesome posters fro the seasons 3 and 4 of the TV show.

May 7, 2014
Laser engraved wooden posters by SpaceWolf
Laser engraved wooden posters by SpaceWolf

Laser engraving on wood can give some spectactular results, as you can see with these posters by SpaceWolf. The iPhone skins and jewelry are also pretty cool.  

April 26, 2014
Minimalistic posters that illustrate famous quotes
Minimalistic posters that illustrate famous quotes

Ryan McArthur played with famous quotes to create some great poster designs with it. The minimalism of the illustrations keep the quotes at the center. These posters can be bought on his Etsy shop.