Based in Portugal, architect and illustrator André Chiote combined his two skills to develop this collection of intriguing minimalist posters. The series is an architectural study of famous museums around the world, including the Whitney in New York, the Alésia Museum in France, and the…
Added by Katie Hosmer on March 10, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments
Evan Robertson, the New York-based graphic designer behind those clever book quote illustrations, just wrote to us to tell us about a fantastic new series he's just made with his wife and fellow creative Nichole (…
A fresh new set of minimalist movie posters has just come out by Dope Prints that pairs clever illustrations with iconic quotes. Shown in screenplay-style, as if each letter was typed, the quotes are those few words that somehow "make" the movie, the ones repeated over and over in trivia games or just on a Saturday afternoon among friends.
Each poster is printed on high-quality…Continue
Added by alice on January 28, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments
Designer Matteo Civaschi of Milan-based creative studio H-57 just sent us this awesome new collection of pictogram movie posters. A follow-up to their clever pictogram history posters, this set takes some popular movies, both old and new, and condenses their plots down to their most basic…Continue
Added by alice on January 7, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments
Publishing company Spineless Classics believes that "having a great [art]work form part of the backdrop of your life figuratively, shouldn't stop you having it there literally." So, the company creates interpretive posters of your favorite stories by using every single word from classic fairy tales and novels as the foundation for their illustrations.
The designs vary, but the artists draw upon both the positive and negative spaces to form the silhouetted designs for…Continue
Added by Katie Hosmer on January 6, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments
Creative house Dorothy just tipped us off to two new prints they releasing today. Called The Colour of Popular Music and Song, the two lithograph prints cleverly take the names of popular music artists and songs and assign corresponding colors to them.
The Colour of Popular Music includes the names of 154 bands (and artists), from the obvious Black Sabbath, Pink Floyd, Red Hot…Continue
Added by alice on November 23, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments
Graham Roberts, the talented designer who created our very own My Modern Met logo, tipped us off to a great movie poster series that features Pixar's Toy Story characters we all know and love. Simply called "Toy Stories," they're three posters graphic designer Jim Tuckwell has created in Illustrator and Photoshop, that…
New England-based graphic artist Christopher David Ryan is behind some cool music posters that will make you want to dig up your old vinyl or dance to some jams. Though his print shop is filled with illustrations about everything from Creativity and Daydreaming to Technology and Nature, it's his Music section that has us smiling this morning. For those looking to…Continue
Added by alice on September 6, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments
Ready to test your Rock n' Roll knowledge? Illustrator Viktor Hertz is back with a fun new series called Pictogram Rock Posters. His most ambitious work to date, this set crams in a total of 234 song pictograms into 8 different posters. Hertz has been working on this personal project for the last five months.
The artists and bands he chose include The Beatles, Bruce Springsteen,…Continue
They're back! To celebrate the start of Star Wars Weekend at Disneyland, a new set of Star Wars/Disney mash-up images have just been released. These print ads, by Disney's Yellow Shoes Creative Group, brings the magic of Disney together with the excitement of Star Wars. Make sure to watch the hilarious video, below, that features Darth Vader in a brainstorming session. Also,…Continue
Here's a great idea we can all get behind. Chicago-based graphic designer Max Temkin has created a series of 10 philosophy posters with quotes from some of the world's greatest thinkers. Each poster is a hand-made 18"x24" screen print on high quality paper from the French Paper Company. They cost $20 each for those in the US or $30 for those living anywhere else in the world. On…Continue
Added by alice on April 13, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments
The last time we posted on Aaron Wood's work, we showed you his awesome social media propaganda posters that looked like they were from the 40s. In the same style, the Massachussets-based graphic designer has since created some new designs that represent big behemoth companies like Apple…
Added by alice on January 24, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments
Illustrator Dale Peart recently reached out to us to tell us about a fantastic series of movie posters he was commissioned to create for Turner Classic Movies (TCM). He was asked to choose any three films and create posters for them to be used as a cohesive set.
Peart chose three movies that he not only loves but that are well known. He decided to link the movies, visually,…Continue
Added by alice on December 7, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments
Described by one person as the "the Godfather of the graphic art scene," Anthony Burrill is known for his catchy and clever posters that have become words to live by for the design community and beyond. In bold typography, his meaningful messages seem a bit in your face, but in a way that's wonderfully refreshing. As his website states, "He combines an instinctive handling of…
Atomise (John Dalton)
How does a graphic designer/illustrator go about celebrating the International Year of Chemistry 2011 (IYC 2011), as designated by UNESCO? Well, if you're Simon C. Page, you create a set of posters that highlights the achievements of some of the greatest scientists that have…
Just what happens to Nemo, Dory and friends after the ocean they live in gets destroyed by the BP oil spill? In a clever yet tragic series of posters, Chibboto shows us how our underwater friends have to deal with this catastrophic mess.…
Added by Yasmine Zalek on May 18, 2010 at 4:06pm — No Comments