In the turbulent days of May 1968 in Paris, a group of artists calling themselves the Atelier Populaire created posters that were vital in spreading the call to unite student and workers. The propaganda of the French revolt was fed by immediate pressures. The day by day events – the disruption of classes at Nanterre University led by Daniel Cohn-Bendit, the supporting student demonstrations in Paris, the police invasion of the Sorbonne and its occupation by students, the barricades, and the government’s reaction and referendum…
The poster has established itself as an integral part of modern marketing and has acquired the status of a typical Swiss quality product just like the one it was intended to sell. A good example is the poster designed in 1952 by Herbert Leupin (1916–1999) for the Pelikan fountain pen company. Showing an eponymous bird with a pen in its beak and a wing ink, it’s done with very little text. The message is simple: the bird is a brand name. Anyone looking to buy a fountain pen.
One of America’s most successful poster designers began his career at the age of 20, after graduating from an illustration and design course at Pratt Institute . Gold got a job in the poster department in the New York office of Warner Bros , and his first two projects were for the hugely successful 1942 films Yankee Doodle Dandy and Casablanca (both won various Academy Awards).
What: A series of blink-and-you’ll-miss-them posters, for Sydney’s Powerhouse Museum exhibition Hybrid: Objects for Future Homes.
Stephen Todd, the design editor of The Australian Financial Review and creative director of this year’s Sydney Design Week, partnered nine designers with cutting-edge neuroscientists, chemical engineers, and robotics experts to create objets for the home of 2030.
These posters by Robin Weissenborn are not new, they were designed in 2015 and awarded in an international poster competition. The graphic designer, who was studying at the prestigious Bauhaus university at the time, designed a series of posters using experimental typography and cool distorted perspectives.
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Aleksandr Rodchenko was a commercial as well as a fine artist. He was a proponent of the Russian constructivist art movement. The term ” constructivism” came about because the artists claimed they riveted the images together in the manner of engineers not artists. In the early years of the Russian
Own the classic poster Bette Davis and Gary Merrill starred in “All About Eve.” Davis’ role of Margo Channing marked a victory with the triumph of personality and will over the superficial power of beauty. Special high-quality 300gsm satin poster paper. High-tech digital printing. It comes without a border, making
This original post is from if it’s hip, it’s here As I looked through the three-dimensional assemblages of classic pin-up portraits by artist Michael Mapes, I had trouble containing my composure. With each enlarged detail, my jaw dropped further to the floor. Source: Michael Mapes Deconstructed & Reconstructed Pin-Up Girls
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Inspired by gorgeous photographs posted to a popular social media website, one designer has reversed the normal narrative of movie marketing, creating publicity posters for speculative films, their scripts yet unwritten. Source: Imaginary Movies: Graphic Designer Turns Posted Photos into Film Posters
Amidst growing concerns around the impact of the fashion industry and consumer waste, a series of street art interventions have appeared across the country to coincide with #BlackFriday and Cyber Monday. Bill Posters, the pseudonym for the street artist and activist who co-founded Brandalism , has been subvertising ad
Night of the Living Dead theatrical poster, 1968. Image via Wikimedia Commons. The Day of the Triffids theatrical poster, 1962. Image via Wikimedia Commons. You can tell how happy society is based on which supernatural monsters are most prevalent on television, according to Heidi Zuckerman, director of the Aspen Art
“America is undergoing an identity crisis right now, but we have the power to determine what we want our country to be,” says LA-based illustrator Ashley Lukashevsky about the politically minded images she’s been crafting for the likes for Broadly , Amplifier , and Refinery29 . Source: Ashley Lukashevsky on