How was your Weekend? Did you get to watch the anticipated comeback from the Netflix's Stranger Things 2 for their Second Season? I did, until the very wee hours of this morning so I can go to bed in peace. No spoilers will be revealed in this article! On ABDZ, we love the 80s! We decided to pay tribute to this series by sharing what they have released in the past weeks in tribute to the 80s as well. Let's take a look! Set in the fictional town of Hawkins, Indiana in the 1980s, the second season is set a year after the first season where everyone tries to deal in many ways to return to normal life and living the consequences from what happened. More Links Give it a watch now on Netflix Follow Stranger Things on Twitter Via @Stranger_Things 5 days. #StrangerThings pic.twitter.com/2Qo5okOJgm— Stranger Things (@Stranger_Things) October 22, 2017 Trick or treat. pic.twitter.com/77LMRPzdex— Stranger Things (@Stranger_Things) October 1, 2017 Will is not alone. pic.twitter.com/kp1YmEZgU1— Stranger Things (@Stranger_Things) September 22, 2017 Join the adventure. #StrangerThursdays begins now. pic.twitter.com/TmIN58L6uT— Stranger Things (@Stranger_Things) September 21, 2017 You’ll never go in the Upside Down again. #StrangerThursdays begins now. pic.twitter.com/5Q6JmasZQL— Stranger Things (@Stranger_Things) September 14, 2017 The Ultimate Experience in Grueling Curiosity. #StrangerThursdays begins now. pic.twitter.com/x6c9NC0ZwL— Stranger Things (@Stranger_Things) September 7, 2017 Normal in every way but one. Will Eleven have the power...to survive? #StrangerThursdays begins now. pic.twitter.com/hzR20qONQ2— Stranger Things (@Stranger_Things) August 31, 2017 This is Will Byers. Only survivor of The Upside Down. Signing on. #StrangerThursdays begins now. pic.twitter.com/o80kd7DKMA— Stranger Things (@Stranger_Things) August 24, 2017 A Nightmare in Hawkins. Join us all day for #StrangerThursdays as we relive Chapter Two: The Weirdo on Maple Street. pic.twitter.com/j5wf6bU2bT— Stranger Things (@Stranger_Things) August 10, 2017 Stand by us. Join the #StrangerThursdays party as we relive the highlights and secrets from Chapter One: The Vanishing of Will Byers. pic.twitter.com/T9sioU9F0g— Stranger Things (@Stranger_Things) August 3, 2017 Don't walk. Run to #StrangerThursdays. It begins now. pic.twitter.com/riLo7KVSbb— Stranger Things (@Stranger_Things) August 17, 2017
Poster Design, an expression of graphic design where I wish that will stay forever even though with things going even more digital. The mighty folks over Anagrama Studio do it so well and we are a fan of their work on Abduzeedo. Check out their latest work on posters entitled: We Love Posters, thank you for sharing the love. It's definitely a versatile collection filled different graphical treatment. Anagrama Studio is a brand development studio located in Mexico City, Mexico. We love their work and featured them before on ABDZ. Check out the latest of their work on anagrama.com. Photo Gallery More Links More information on Anagrama Studio: anagrama.com Follow Anagrama Studio on Behance
AIGA (American Institute of Graphic Artists) of Atlanta asked brand designer and art director Russell Shaw to contribute a promotional artwork for the second annual poster show. With the theme of “Art Director’s Cut II,” they would focus on the film- and movie-inspired poster designs contributed by designers All the proceeds from the event would towards AIGA's annual programming. Russell took this genuine approach with paper cutout designs and graphic design. The result is just spectacular. Don't you agree? Russell Shaw is a brand designer and art director based in San Francisco, CA, USA. He works mainly in graphic design, branding and illustration; for more of his work please check out his Behance. I created the call for entries and promotional artwork by hand out of paper and found objects. The title “Art Director’s Cut” is an obvious play on the film industry, but seemed like a good opportunity to explore paper cutout designs of theatre signs and marquees on a messy, artist’s desk backdrop – replete with a nod to the quintessential movie snack: popcorn, which I used to create three-dimensional lettering for the event’s main title. The entire piece was assembled in real life and photographed from above to create the final visual communication in portrait and landscape orientation. Check out Russell Shaw's site: russellshawdesign.com Follow Russell's work on Behance
Quim Marin has started a poster series that really should get your attention. With a combination of graphic design and probably 3d for the mockup presentation takes the whole poster to a newer level. Here's to somebody who probably got bored with the free presentation mockups that you can find online. His series is a beauty of playful colours mixed into a CGI set that just keep you from wanting more. Check it out and hope you like it as well. Quim Marin is an art director and designer based from Barcelona, Spain. Quim has been in the business for more than 15 years. Besides of that Quim has worked and currently in art direction, graphic design, creation of advertising campaigns and more. Check out his profile on Behance. New Poster Collection Spring/Summer Project Gallery More Links Check out Quim Marin's site: quimmarin.com Make sure to follow Quim on Behance
This poster series has a lot of great elements that we love on Abduzeedo, first of all we’ve always been fan of everything related with the word: neon. Posters always have been one of our first love of design way before everything went digital with UI, UX, Interfaces and etc. Let’s take a closer look at the work of Tarek Okbir who is a graphic designer currently based Liège, Belgium. Other than focusing his work on UI/UX and Interface design, Tarek created his amazing poster series about very popular artists. As he called it the Music Edition, you can recognize artists such as Lana Del Rey, Alicia Keys and more. Hope you will like it! Hello, here are some illustrations I worked on, part of my Bad Neon project. In order: Stromae, Kendrick Lamar, Macklemore, M.I.A, Alicia Keys, Drake, Lana Del Rey More information: http://www.fnkfrsh.be.
There is nothing more impressive than challenging yourself to create/make every single day. We are busy people with our lives, hobbies, etc and finding personal time to actually create needs lots of discipline and willingness to achieve. With those 365 days project, you have to commit for create 365 times, it’s not a small number. Let’s take a look at this poster series by Vasjen Katro entitled: Baugasm. Vasjen is a visual designer and creative director based in Tirana, Albania. This series is filled with vibrant colours, 3D, typography treatments, shapes and more. It is quite inspiring to follow his path, you should definitely follow him too. I challenged myself to design one poster every day for one year. Make sure to follow his Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/baugasm/.
One of the reasons I got to design was because of posters, especially movie posters. It was part of my childhood going to the movies and while waiting checking the posters of the upcoming movies. I see a lot of that style for poster design coming back now because the 80s are again very trendy, the new Netflix show Stranger Things is a great example. For this post however, I don't want to talk about that style of poster but my favorite one nowadays, minimalist poster design and Xavier Esclusa Trias has quite a few good ones on his Behance portfolio. Xavier is an art director from Barcelona, Spain and his portfolio is filled with excellent posters, of all sorts of styles. They are quite good, but my favorites were the ones that he played with simple lines and colors to produce quite beautiful examples. They are heavily Swiss style or International Style inspired, that's the reason I love them and the reason I am sharing some of them here with you on this post. The International Typographic Style, also known as the Swiss Style, is a graphic design style that emerged in Russia, the Netherlands and Germany in the 1920s, and was made famous as it was developed by designers in Switzerland during the 1950s... It emphasizes cleanliness, readability and objectivity... - Wikipedia Minimalist Poster Design examples About Xavier Esclusa Educated in Barcelona as a Graphic Designer, Photographer, Community Manager and Multimedia Artist. Has worked in Ibiza and Brazil in different advertising agencies, and studies of graphic design. At this moment he is established in Vic (Barcelona), works as an Art director of http://www.twopots-design.com, his own company, where he enjoys creating for his clients.
British Academy of Film and Television Arts produced 5 posters for the nominees in the best film category of 2016. These posters were designed by Hungarian designer Levete Szabó which came up with a really nice double meaning design for these posters. Check them out! For more from Levete Szabó visit briskgraphics.com. Making of
Posters are always a great outlet for designers giving us a canvas with fixed dimensions to explore different ideas, styles and forms. The purpose, of course ,is communication. Fabian Fohrer explores some really cool ideas on a series of black and white posters for a college project. I love how simple and bold some of them are, especially with the usage of just black and white. This is a selection of b/w posters arose the last year. Some are the result of university projects, some are personal works. All KD—Lounge posters (4/7/8/9/12) use our Moderat typeface. Fabian Fohrer is a graphic design student based in Constance, Germany, with a passion for branding, graphic design and typography. For more information check out http://www.fabianfohrer.com/
2015 has been a great year so far for cinephiles everywhere, but there are still some great movies to come that will be the icing of this delicious cake. One of the greatest assets of a movie is its promotional poster. A great movie might have a horrible poster, and the opposite may be true: a horrible movie might have a great poster. So I thought it would be interesting to take a closer look at some of the coolest movie posters from 2015. I know some of these are not official posters, but fan-made, but some are so good that I've made some exceptions. Tell us, have you seen many movie posters these years? What's your favorite? What posters you'd've wanted to see here? I'm a big fan of the Martian's and Star Wars' posters! I hope you enjoy this selection. Also, for nearly every poster released this year, visit IMP Awards! Cheers! ;)
Dan Matutina strikes again with another awesome project where he illustrates for the Qualcomm Posters of the FIA Formula E Championship 2014-2015. The design direction was to use the country’s flag as the starting point for each poster. The flag elements are present in every layout without being too obvious. For more from Dan Matutina visit twistedfork.me and .behance.net/twistedfork.
We've seen some great artists here along the years, and from time to time we get to find an artist that really shines. Graphic design is no easy game, even more when you're promoting something. Alexandra Turban, a German designer has a super sweet set of posters. Here you can see a bunch of her pieces. I really love these because they're so fresh and super beautiful. If I ever see a poster like these in the streets it would definitely have my attention and appreciation. For more of these, please visit her portfolio at Behance! I hope you enjoy these as much as I did! Cheers! ;)
In this post you wills see an amazing poster collection by Quim Marin, a designer from Barcelona, Spain. His style is really simple, using shapes, colors, and typography these posters come to life with a really strong message. Enjoy! For more from Quim Marin visit quimmarin.com, and behance.net/quimmarin. In such a visually polluted environment I try to come up with fresh and memorable designs with a clear aim at essential beauty and equilibrium that, at the same time, will ensure communicative effectiveness.
In the digital world that we live in today, it's refreshing to see some original screen printed design. This awesome collection collection of screen printed posters created by British designer Bobby Evans. Enjoy! For more from Bobby Evans visit behance.net/telegramme.
I find really great when an artist does super nice pieces based on movies. Sometimes we get to see alternative movie posters that, if not equally good to the originals, might actually be better. Kudos for Tracie Ching for doing these. Here you can see some of Tracie's super awesome illustrated movie posters, from some of my all time favorite movies. These are beautiful, but a very brief selection... for more of them, please visit Tracie's personal portfolio. I hope you enjoy these as much as I did! Cheers. ;)
Following our tutorial inspired by the movie Interstellar, today we share some incredible posters created by James Fletcher. I love how the posters capture the atmosphere of the movie, from the color palettes to the beautiful imagery. James is the Associate Creative Director at Dremstateconcepts, he has 10 years of experience working with agencies and entertainment industry, having served as an illustrator, designer, art director and creative director along the way. For more information about him check out the website http://www.dreamstateconcepts.com/
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.