Dublin-based designer Steve Simpson illustrated this poster for a local theater’s season of films celebrating composer Ennio Morricone, best known for his work with the spaghetti westerns of the 1960s. Check out a more detailed look here.
A new MoMA exhibit takes on collage in its many forms, from photo collage to graphic design to film, including this silkscreen by Ralph Schraivogel.
To promote the new DJ mobile app, Urban Ears, Denmark-based Uncle Grey created this poster made out of vinyl that emulates a DJ scratch when scraped with a fingernail. Via Creative Review.
Awesome typography and illustration in this poster by Cast Iron for an upcoming Patton Oswalt show. Via Quipsologies.
Excellent limited edition letterpress poster by Typoretum created for PBS. Via Type for You.
Music posters by Dirk Fowler are simple, clever and iconic. Read an interview conducted with Fowler last year with New York Times Magazine. Via Design Envy.
Today on Design Observer, Rick Poynor discusses the early conceptual work of Croatian designer Boris Bućan, including this silkscreen poster, titled Imaginary Museum 3.
Amidst some very disturbing and strange images, there are some strong designs in this collection of vintage safety posters from the site Memory of the Netherlands. For example, this excellent poster from 1959 by T.T. Kwee. Via 50 Watts.
There’s been a lot of talk about Baz Luhrmann’s new Great Gatsby movie including the design which involves modernizing the Atlas typeface while still maintaining a 1920s feel. See a full analysis at Fonts In Use. Via Quipsologies.