The first Polish posters appeared in the 1890s at the hand of outstanding painters and florid letterers. What set the Polish posters apart was the emphasis placed on the highly artistic quality of the project, an attitude that will continue to characterize the Polish poster throughout the 20th century.
As Heller paged through the online Swann auction House catalog for its May 3 sale of graphic design (mostly posters), it occurred to him just how seemingly infinite is the mass of beautifully printed, smartly conceived and stylistically varied graphic designs produced since the late 19th century.
Enjoy these creative poster designs and consider entering your own best promo-driven design in the 2018 HOW Promotion & Marketing Design Awards. Our judges—Joshua Chen of Chen Design Associates, Daniela Garza of Anagrama, and Mackey Saturday of Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv—await your work.
Heller savors everything about the Klimowski Poster Book by Andrzej Klimowski. Klimowski was a product of the Polish poster art tradition yet established his own methods and collagist madness.
As plastic pollution continues to advance, scientists predict that by 2030, more plastic than fish will float in the oceans. Here, Heller talks with Helmut Lange about a poster project intended to raise awareness and encourage sustainable thinking and behavior.
J.J. Sedelmaier partners with Peter Paeth to bring you this extensively researched article about commercial artist Louis Paeth, whose career serves as a wonderful example of how many illustrators and designers navigated the world of commercial art during much of the 20th century.
Heller gives us a look into two museums he recently visited in Warsaw, a city with a long legacy as a capital of design innovation.
As the world is caught between right- and left-wing leaders, political satire is on the rise. But be careful about what you satirize, says Heller. 1984 may actually happen some day.
Need some inspiration before you enter PRINT's Regional Design Awards? Check out these 60 poster design ideas from last year's competition. Boost your work. Get discovered. Get in the RDA.
There was only one way for AIGA Philadelphia to celebrate its 35th anniversary—by inviting 35 of the area’s most talented designers to create 35 posters.