Below are some amazing poster designs (in no particular order) by some extremely talented designers from all around the world. The links under each poster will take you to the designer’s website where you can see even more examples for your inspiration.
We want you to tell us which is your favorite and why. Or if you feel there is a particular poster of your own that you find inspiring then feel free to share with us.
1. SXSW Film Festival 2014 (Official Poster)
Gravillis Inc. partnered with the artists Zim and Zou to create this superb poster. It’s hardly surprising that it is has a large number of appreciations on behance.net. Each of the seein on the poster are made from paper. So they have been made and then photographed. To look more closely at each of the objects you can see the entire project here.
2. E.T the Extra Terrestrial (1982)
Alvin’s career started in 1974 when he created the movie poster for “Blazing Saddles” and in his career completed many projects for directors such as Spielberg and Edwards. John has designed and illustrated some of the world’s most recognized posters and this particular poster has E.T.’s finger touching with his friend Elliot with their finger tips glowing where they touch. Alvin’s art has extremely strong identity with each of the films. Sadly John passed away in 2008. You can view his work here: http://www.johnalvinart.com
3. Dave Mathews Band Poster, West Palm Beach Series (2012)
There are a total of four color screen prints and there were a very limited amount of prints available for purchase. There is an amazing process video that can be viewed and you will get to see close up shots of the physical prints. Make sure you view it – the colors are amazing and the process might be lengthy but it will blow your mind.The series and video can be found here.
4. Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
Saul Bass was probably one of the greatest graphic designers of the mid- 20th century. “Anatomy of a Murder” was a one sheet movie poster and he really did create identities for movies. You can read a great article for this film here. To see more of his film posters you can find them here.
5. 3.5 Poster Set (2009)
Remember 3.5 inch floppy discs? This set of posters shows you how many floppy discs are enough for our current softwares. For example it is estimated that roughly 358 floppy discs is needed for adobe photoshop CS4, 1760 for the Sims 3 and 12 for firefox 3. To view these posters designed by Mehmet Gozetlik or if you would like to purchase the set then you can do so here. It is hardly surprising that this is one of the most appreciated poster projects on behance.net.
6. Disko Vraiment
This promotional poster for am electro night in france was designed by Rick Berkelman and you will see that a lot of his works are vibrant and a lot of his works have a very unique vintage look. There is a great video here.
7. Poster for the Avett Brothers show at Ridgefield Washington (2013)
This particular poster was apparently inspired by a dream Emek had after listening to their music. His illustrations are amazing and it’s not a surprise that over the years his talent has been picked up by some of the most famous bands such as The Beastie Boys, Pearl Jam and Prodigy. From posters to album covers Emek is the “rock n’ roll” poster boy!
Like his work? To see and read more about Emerk’s poster art take a look at his book here.
8. Marvel Minimalist
Marko Manev who was born in Macedonia is an amazing graphic designer and illustrator. He has created over 40 different Marvel Minimalist Style Superhero Posters and they are all fantastic. You can enjoy more here on his website. Don’t forget to look at volume 2 of his marvel minimalist posters!
9. Grace Weber’s spring tour (2012)
This concert poster for Grace Weber’s spring tour is by Drew Roper. The concept and execution is amazing with its collage of images in the frames. To see all of his gig posters you can go here and you can also follow him on TheTypeFight.
10. Unequivocal Ambiguity (2014)
This is a collection of posters but also wearable goods. Sawdust is a partnership of the two designers Rob Gonzalez and Jonathan Quainton. You can enjoy their work by taking a peek here.
Which of these posters do you like best and why? And please share with us any personal favorites!