Posts Categorized: Poster Illustration

Jacques Tati

There’s never been a better time to have a laugh at the grip technology seems to have over us  clumsy, fallible humans, and Jacques Tati‘s classic film ‘Playtime‘ gently reminds us that our confusion in the face of it is nothing new… Poster by René Ferracci… “Play Time is French director Jacques Tati‘s fourth major film, and generally…

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Batiste Madalena

Batiste Madalena (1902-1988), an Italian-born American artist , made about 1500 movie posters for George Eastman’s new silent movie theatre ‘Eastman Theatre’ in Rochester New York,  (the third largest in the country at the time) between 1924-1928. Working from advance press material and photographs without even having seen the films,  Batiste worked at a frantic…

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Icograda Poster Exhibition

 By Trickett & Webb for Wiggins and Teape, 1982… “45 posters selected from the Icograda (International Council of Communication Design) Archive by 15 contemporary designers including Noma Bar, Will Hudson (It’s Nice That) and Fraser Muggeridge go on display to the public at the London College of Communication from 31 August – 13 September 2013. 50 years since its formation in London, in…

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