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Posters By The Gross

Steven Heller interviews poster design master Richard Niessen about his recent exhibition and book.

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Nature Explorer Poster & Illustration

Check out this interview with Josh Brill about his process and check out his work. The illustration style leans toward geometric and exact, with a strong use of color. The typography choices perfectly accent these pieces. The travel print below is just one example of how these elements together for striking artwork. Also be...

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Visit The Country That Invented Everything

Intourist was the office through which all foreigners had to pass if traveled in the USSR, the country where everything was invented. Intourist was known for producing some stunning posters like the ones shown here.

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09/02/2014: Beatles poster

While many promotional materials for the Beatles’ movie A Hard Day’s Night mimicked the style of the album, it’s interesting to see the how artwork for the same movie played for international audiences. For example, this rare poster used for promotion in Japan, takes a completely different approach with layered color, typography and illustration....

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08/11/2014: Charity event poster

This poster, commemorating the 10-year anniversary of a charity event was smartly designed by Bob Ewing and Bryan Beaver. The event, a two-day concert festival to help Kammy’s Kause, focused on the theme of “blood, sweat and tears” and chose to use the magenta, yellow and cyan plates to symbolize each. It’s well-executed and...

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08/08/2014: French festival poster

This striking festival poster is from Paris-based designers Thomas Couderc and Clément Vauchez who operate under the name Helmo. The daring use of color, typography and photography in their work sets them apart and their portfolio is worth checking out. Via Grain Edit.

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The Art of VD Protection

Steven Heller interviews Ryan Mungia about his first venture into print publishing, "Protect Yourself: Veneral Disease Posters of World War II," which sheds light in the shadows of wartime behavior.