Category: Posters

Tsto

Great typographic play for the Flow Festival by Tsto, a design firm based out of Finland. A bit frivolous, perhaps hard to read? Maybe. I’d argue that the seemingly hazardous layouts and visually striking typography and color palette make a visual connection to music that is subconsciously more powerful than any clear type and image [...]

March 19 / 2013

Daniel Blackman

Dan Blackman’s portfolio is filled with really amazing work, but I was particularly drawn to his ongoing rebrand of the Pointer Brand of clothing. I love pointers, but I really like his blend of sans serif and serif fonts, with a sprinkling of script here and there. It’s immediately Americana, which make perfect sense because [...]

Frieze Art Fair Campaign

The thought of fireworks during the daytime never really occurred to me, which is why I really appreciate this campaign for the Frieze Art Fair, in London. Produced by London-based design firm Graphic Thought Facility, the combination of CMYK-like streaks of color combine and clash with the natural white clouds, creating a minimalist abstract painting. [...]

October 05 / 2012

Urbanized

I’d be surprised if I haven’t featured the work of London-based Build before. Their works is just so, well, take a look. Fucking good? The posters seen above designed for Gary Hustwig’s film Urbanized are clever and well-executed, combining simple line illustrations and Avant Garde Gothic. I thought only Lubalin was allowed to use that [...]

August 10 / 2012
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Processing Posters

I have to admit that the concept of Processing has always scared me a little, probably because I don’t really understand it. However, I’m intrigued by the possibilities, and especially by the incredible information graphics the software has been used to create. Ben Barry and his team at Facebook used Processing to develop the posters [...]

June 22 / 2012
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Tim Boelaars

I grew up camping, fishing, and hunting, and so I guess you could say I was naturally drawn to these pieces by Tim Boelaars, an illustrator from The Netherlands. While I don’t do much hunting these days, I still do fish and camp, and there’s a simplicity his artwork that really captures the spirit of [...]

May 03 / 2012