Posts tagged ‘posters’

November 4, 2010

Paris vs. New York: A Tally of Two Cities

by Matt Forcey

Bagel vs. baguette, subway vs. metro, un petit cafe vs. grande frappuccino.  Graphic designer Vahram Muratyan, having recently moved from Paris to NYC, shares with us his realizations of the quaint little idiosyncratic iconography that most of us overlook, these cosmopolitan ambassadors of salt, pepper and tarragon.

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Paris versus New York: a tally of two cities” is Vahram’s blog, where you will find the rest of his minimalist depictions and contradictions.

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September 15, 2010

Budem zdorovy! Soviet Era Anti-Alcohol Posters

by Matt Forcey

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According to Christina Gathmann, a post-doctoral fellow with Stanford University’s Center for Health Policy, this anti-alcohol campaign started in 1985 as a top-down decision from Mikhail Gorbachev, ostensibly because he was always drinking water while his fellow government officials had a preference for other beverages. 

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September 12, 2010

What if Music Videos Had Posters?

by Matt Forcey

Taking his cue from the minimal movie posters floating around the blogosphere as of late, graphic designer Federico Mancosu designs posters for music videos instead.

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September 7, 2010

Grafica Fildalga, a Printing Press, an Arthouse

by Matt Forcey

Grafica Fidalga, a printing press in São Paulo, Brazil, makes posters on a 1929 German letterpress using hand-carved wooden letters. In this video, we visit the trio of friends who make up Grafica Fidalga to watch them make a poster.

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