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A Wonderland of Rock Poster Lettering and Typography

The deadline for PRINT’s Typography & Lettering Awards has been extended to Dec. 2! Enter today.


Mitch Putnam notes in the intro to his new book, OMG Posters, rock posters are a completely unique art form—“they’re drawn, printed (many by hand), hung, and sold to commemorate a one-night event in a single city. It’s hard to get more niche than that. The editions are usually mind-bogglingly low, often one hundred copies or fewer, never to be reprinted.”

Which is part of why Putnam’s new book is such a delight.

Another reason? The interviews with poster creators—and, of course, the array of amazing lettering and type found in their work.

Here is an array of our favorites. Grab a copy here.

Leslie Herman


Burlesque of North America / Wes Winship & Mike Davis


Brian Ewing


Dkng Studios (Dan Kuhlken & Nathan Goldman)


Kevin Tong


Ryan Duggan


John Solimine


Dan Grzeca


Richey Beckett


Dan Grzeca


Jason Munn


Eric Nyffeler


Eric Nyffeler


Michael Hacker


Justin Santora


Sonnenzimmer/Nick Butcher & Nadine Nakanishi


Geoff Peveto


Burlesque of North America / Wes Winship & Mike Davis


Elvisdead/Mat & Nick Peq


Leslie Herman


Rich Kellly


All images from OMG Posters (Regan Arts) © 2016 by Mitch Putnam

Last Call! Enter Before It’s Too Late. Deadline: Dec. 2

Whether you design your own typefaces, design type-centric pieces or create gorgeous handlettered projects, we want to see your work—and share it with our readers in a big way.

Enter today for a chance to be featured in Print magazine, receive a prize pack from MyDesignShop.com, and more.


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