It has been too long since the last time I designed a poster. This afternoon I got into a Pinterest hole and came across so many beautiful artworks. After hours spent combing through content I got that feeling that I had to do something and I now know how my weekend will be spent. So in this post I will share some of the designs that inspired me. Check them out and let us know which one you like the most.
I'm a Brazilian product designer based in Oakland, California currently working for Google as a Staff Designer. I am also the founder of Abduzeedo, an award-winning digital publication about design and a personal project that has become the source of inspiration for millions of designers and enthusiasts.
Editorial design has been with us for quite a long time. Magazine, newspapers and books are a good example of the importance of editorial design. With the web and mobile apps the pursue of an editorial design for this media has become one of the biggest goals of any design team. How to make dynamic content look and adapt differently depending on the context and intent?
Trying to design posters of your favorite movies is always one of the best ways to learn new techniques and tools as well as having a lot of fun. Flore Maquin, a graphic designer from Lyon, France has taken this to the next level with simply amazing posters from popular movies like Dracula, Pulp Fiction, Interstellar and the new Mad Max Fury Road.
There are many ways to practice and explore our creativity but it seems we all end up relying too much on computers when there are so many new things to explore, from basic day to day objects like matches to food. Allison Supron, a Graphic Designer based in New York has put together a project that besides being really beautiful is a great example of how we can amplify our reach by playing with different objects.
Play is a project based on experimental typography and purposeful play in the creative process. What is purposeful play?