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Hansje van Halem balances between typography and optical illusion

Hansje van Halem balances between typography and optical illusion | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

It’s tricky to implement the intricate tricks of an optical illusion in a book cover design without the finished product appearing slightly heavy-handed, but designer Hansje van Halem does it with poise and perfectionism. She’s worked as a freelance graphic designer since graduating from Amsterdam’s Gerrit Rietvield Academie in 2003 (as her About section explains) and her enjoyment of what others might find to be repetitive shines through in the illusory patterns in her portfolio.

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classic movies get new posters by la boca

classic movies get new posters by la boca | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

la boca have designed some beautiful new movie posters for some classic films.

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niklaus troxler interview

niklaus troxler interview | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

swiss designer, niklaus troxler has become renowned for his poster designs - he told us more about his work. (take as much freedom as you can get!

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Célébrer Paris | Fête du graphisme

Célébrer Paris | Fête du graphisme | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Quarante des plus grands affichistes internationaux ont été sollicités pour célébrer une lé­gende, une capitale unique : Paris, à l’occasion d’une commande graphique internationale exceptionnelle.

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More impeccable print work from Swiss Studio Claudia Basel

More impeccable print work from Swiss Studio Claudia Basel | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

It’s been a long while since we last checked in with Swiss studio Claudia Basel, and they’ve got a veritable truckload of work on their website to show for those intervening months (and years). Still more than capable with posters, publications and all aspects of the print process these guys now have cultural institutions, fine artists, fashion designers and theatres all knocking on their door for a piece of their superbly executed bold and experimental graphic design. Long may it continue.

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Boris Meister — Graphic Design

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Boris Meister is a Swiss graphic designer living and working in Geneva, Switzerland and Minneapolis, USA.
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Mandela Poster Project Collective

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In May 2013, a group of South African designers came up with an idea to celebrate the life of Nelson Mandela by collecting 95 exceptional posters from around the world honouring Madiba's lifelong contribution to humanity.

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The Interaction of Posters ‹ Advertising Week Social Club

The Interaction of Posters ‹ Advertising Week Social Club | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Posters are there to gauge your attention and encourage interaction, from food shortages to the economic crises of today. The beauty of poster design will stay strong throughout print.

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Minimalist Posters That Reduce Your Favorite Movies To Basic Shapes

Minimalist Posters That Reduce Your Favorite Movies To Basic Shapes | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it
In the future, when the history of the Internet is taught alongside social studies and algebra in middle school, there will be a brief, marginal mention of minimalist posters and how they, for a moment, encapsulated a bit of the late-aughts web.
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Minimalist Graphic Posters Of Classic Video Games

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Ari Martinez, a graphic designer based in Spain, has given classic video games fresh new looks with his latest poster series. 
Created in a minimalist style, each colorful poster reflects the most iconic elements of the game it represents.

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Swissted: Swiss Typography Style Posters

Swissted: Swiss Typography Style Posters | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

These posters were designed by graphic designer Mike Joyce inspired by his love of punk rock and swiss modernism. Mike redesigned many rock show flyers into international style posters. Each design is set in lowercase berthold akzidenz-grotesk medium (not helvetica). Every single one of these shows actually happened.

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Stunning New Book Documents 100 Years Of Black Cinema In Posters

Stunning New Book Documents 100 Years Of Black Cinema In Posters | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Since 1973, cinephile John Duke Kisch has been documenting the evolution of African American film through a beloved, but sometimes overlooked medium -- movie posters. From "Siren of the Tropics," starring the inimitable Josephine Baker, to "Cotton Comes to Harlem," an Ossie Davis favorite, Kisch meticulously found and saved the stunning visual advertisements for films that adorned city streets and theater halls. Eventually, he amassed over 38,000 posters from 30 different countries, amounting to a massive visual history of Hollywood's relationship to race and representation.

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andre chiote simplifies brazil's world cup stadium architecture

andre chiote simplifies brazil's world cup stadium architecture | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

andre chiote has illustrated a series of five landmark stadiums -- which accommodate the games -- described in a style of simplicity, geometry and bold, matte color.

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ariane spanier interview

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ariane spanier's eponymous studio is based in berlin and produces graphic design and art direction for clients in the fields of culture.

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GRAD: Gallery for Russian Arts and Design (London) — Kino/Film: Soviet Posters of the Silent Screen

GRAD: Gallery for Russian Arts and Design (London) — Kino/Film: Soviet Posters of the Silent Screen | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

GRAD: Gallery for Russian Arts and Design in collaboration with Antikbar is pleased to present ‘Kino/Film: Soviet Posters of the Silent Screen’. As the UK/Russia year of culture begins, this exciting exhibition examines the golden age of Soviet film posters and is co-curated by Elena Sudakova, director of GRAD, and film critic and art historian Lutz Becker.

To see until 29 March 2014.

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16 Retro Posters Depict The Interiors Of Classic Films

16 Retro Posters Depict The Interiors Of Classic Films | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

IN HIS NEW ILLUSTRATION SERIES, BARCELONA-BASED ARTIST FEDERICO BABINA DRAWS THE INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE OF ALL YOUR FAVORITE MOVIES, FROM THE HAUNTED HOTEL IN THE SHINING TO JAMES BOND'S BACHELOR PAD.

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Someday Is Now: The Art of Corita Kent

Someday Is Now: The Art of Corita Kent | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

The shortcomings in design and layout, however, do not diminish the book’s capacity to serve as a resource for Kent’s work, which in itself makes the strongest case for her ongoing relevance.

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In Memory Of Colby, The L.A. Print Shop That Made Posters For Jimi Hendrix, The Sex Pistols, And Ed Ruscha

In Memory Of Colby, The L.A. Print Shop That Made Posters For Jimi Hendrix, The Sex Pistols, And Ed Ruscha | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

How a family-owned poster shop shaped the visual landscape of L.A. by ignoring the rules of typography.

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20 Amazing Posters Made by Creative Designers

20 Amazing Posters Made by Creative Designers | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Here's a list of amazing posters designs, made by some creative designers, and we hope these posters will inspire you in creating other beautiful works.

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Jaap de Witte's curator insight, April 7, 2014 9:34 AM

It is nice to see and read how they create these posters

cees de roij's comment, April 7, 2014 9:40 AM
KING KONG IM LOVING IT
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34 Posters Celebrate Braun Design In The 1960s

34 Posters Celebrate Braun Design In The 1960s | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

A NEW EXHIBITION IN LONDON INVITED TOP DESIGNERS TO PAY TRIBUTE TO DIETER RAMS'S WORK WITH BRAUN. HERE ARE THE RESULTS.

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Maxine Horn's curator insight, December 11, 2013 8:56 AM

Excellent selection. And good to see source credits now being used within the images both online and offline.

Creative Barcode system does this with additional links through to designers full source credits, IP status and contact details.

 

Our new work to be launched in early 2014 will also be enabling a Skinny version for thumb nails with urls packed full of meaningful and useful Meta Data. 

 

Excited

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Print Cité de l’Architecture

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Havas Paris asked the group of photographers Illusion to imagine for the Cité de l'Architecture a series of posters a high quality sleek graphic style.
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15 artists create new work to mark London Underground's 150th birthday

15 artists create new work to mark London Underground's 150th birthday | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Back in February, a sumptuous exhibition of vintage London Underground posters went on show at the London Transport Museum as part of the celebrations around the Tube’s 150th anniversary. But as well as raiding their archives for visual treats, the organisation has also commissioned 15 new posters from the likes of Lawrence Weiner, Sarah Lucas, Wolfgagng Tillmans and Gillian Wearing to commemorate this milestone.

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100 years of Indian cinema: Top 50 hand-painted Bollywood posters

100 years of Indian cinema: Top 50 hand-painted Bollywood posters | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it
Hand-painted posters are one of the wonders of Indian cinema. The painter does what plastic surgeons fail to.
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