From the Punk aesthetic, to the over-the-top posters of Bollywood, Print explores the past and present of poster design to inspire you to take the medium in new directions.
Inside Print's Guide to Posters You'll Find:
The Last King of Bollywood
Balkrishna Vaidya's handpainted film posters helped create the Bollywood aesthetic, but these days, he can't find work at home.
By Nandini Ramnath
Being a movie buff and a graphic designer can be painful. Posters for most Hollywood films are dismal and formulaic and rarely show us anything beyond the state-of-the-art dental work and gym-tooled torsos of their stars.
By Adrian Shaughnessy
Long defined by the cut-and-paste club “fly posters” of the ’90s, Berlin design has grown up and gone global—but it’s keeping its independent spirit and connection to the street.
By Alice Twemlow
Dont Worry About the Government
Public policy shapes our lives, but few understand how it works. just in time for election season, one organization is coming to the rescue—with design.
By Lisa Selin Davis
Rock Versus Paper
In may 1968, Philippe Vermès joined the student uprising in Paris that paralyzed
France and nearly brought down the government. He was a painter. Other
students threw cobblestones, organized strikes, and burned cars. Vermès made
By William Bostwick