Poster Design

work by owen lamay, illustrator of alternative film posters

Designer of the Week: Owen LaMay

Take a look at some of Designer of the Week Owen LaMay's alternative film posters, in which he strives to mimic the eye of the director.

No Ax to Grind or Design

Steven Heller talks political posters with Mark Andresen, best known for his typeface "Not Caslon."

The Swiss Were Good

Despite the prevalent use of sans serif typography, grids and asymmetrical layouts, Swiss design nonetheless offered a sublime complexity.

Pop Art-Inspired Movie Posters for the 2017 Oscars

In honor of both the 2017 Oscars and the recent 30th anniversary of Andy Warhol’s death, the design team at Shutterstock created a great series of Oscar movie posters inspired by famous pop artists including Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Idelle Weber and more.

Now and Then: American Propaganda and Protest Posters

As a history nerd, I simply cannot resist going down the rabbit hole of the history behind great design. I found myself studying advertising design in HOW U’s online course, which discusses the history of advertising during the World War I era—which in turn piqued my interest. I decided to dig further into this era of advertising. One...