On the Creative Market Blog - Top 15 Poster Designs in History Designed in 1934 by Herbert Matter this poster has a lot going on in it. A staple in swiss design, this poster uses diagonal white lines to convey the movement of the skiers, combined with typography set on an opposing diagonal line. Matter also chose to contrast the tiny figures on the hills with a massive hero-shot in the foreground of the poster, a technique still used widely today.
On the Creative Market Blog - Top 15 Poster Designs in History Paul Rand designed this famous poster in 1981 for computer technology giants IBM. It’s a pretty simple design with basic illustrations however he based the design on the Rebus principle which in short is the practice of using the sound of one or more words to mean something totally different. Very clever, but what would you expect from Paul Rand?
On the Creative Market Blog - Top 15 Poster Designs in History Max Bill designed this exhibition poster in 1945. As part of the International Typographic Style movement, Max Bill adhered to strict design principles which is evident in this prime example. The photographs are aligned on an invisible grid and then tilted to create more interest and dynamic within a pretty simple design. And in true Typographic Style fashion, a generic sans-serif is used for the title and date of the…
London-based Malika’s work is incredibly popular, largely due to its instantly recognisable style, but also due to her incomparable skill at the art of simplifying down an image to its bear essentials and making it sing.
On the Creative Market Blog - Top 15 Poster Designs in History Designed in 1976 by Gunter Rambow and Michael van de Sand this poster was promoting a book and the portability that books brought with them. With no type aside from on the cover of the book in the photograph, and on the tiny logo on the bottom of the poster this piece conveys exactly what it needs to. Try telling a client today that they don’t need any type on their poster.
On the Creative Market Blog - Top 15 Poster Designs in History This poster was created by Schulz Neudamm in 1926 and was designed for the film Metropolis. Today, you’ll see a lot of people using a similar combination of art deco and futurism to achieve this beautiful look. It also grabs attention by breaking free from poster dimension standards and creating a huge block of white space between the title and the foreground figure.
Informational (logo) design by Brady Tyler This logo, in the shape of a footprint is related to the event itself (Doughnut Run). The fact that the print is not even makes it look like it's actually a footprint.