Juxtapoz // Friday, July 29, 2011
Simplicity is sometimes the most striking. Swedish designer and photographer Viktor Hertz takes the simple ideas and themes of major pop songs, bands, and Stanley Kubrick films to create poster designs. He is currently a bit obsessed with custom art movie posters.
Juxtapoz // Monday, July 25, 2011
John Van Hammersveld has been creating iconic images for decades. He produced rock posters for the likes of Jimi Hendrix and Cream. His influence on surf culture is timeless with his image for the Endless Summer movie. Recently John has been creating a series of wave images.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 21, 2011
We knew we were going to like UK-based Ian Stevenson when his bio read, "Ian is a professional man, secure in his sexuality and proud of his body... Abandoning computers, Ian now grabs his pen hard and with vigor. He manipulates it in ways never before heard or seen on this little Earth. Your face will implode when faced with his fluids (from his pen)."
Juxtapoz // Sunday, July 17, 2011
Pixel art can be entertaining sometimes, and Mike Myers has created a great series of posters of pixel superheroes and movie characters, mostly stemming from Star Wars and comic books. Personally, the Hans Solo and Chewbacca one is a key.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 28, 2011
One of the forefathers of the glamour pin-up girl illustrations— Enoch Bolles' work is sometimes overshadowed by more current and popular names. But, the fact is ol' Bolles had this shit nailed down damn near a hundred years ago. You gotta give credit where credit is due, and Enoch's running a black Amex card in my book.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 10, 2011
We can't believe this series hadn't been done before, but when we saw this series of Star Wars propaganda posters the other day, we knew it was a jackpot for fans. Artists such as Mike Kungl, Cliff Chiang, Joe Corroney, and Dane of Monkey Minion helped create the posters.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 05, 2011
Miss Van, who currently is celebrating a solo show at Magda Danysz in Paris, is featured in this video filmed for SAFEWALLS Madrid 2011, alongside fellow artists Nuria Mora and Ricardo Cavolo. As you may know, SAFEWALLS pairs up with three cutting-edge artists to create original art posters inspired by a Cirque du Soleil show. Watch after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Saturday, March 26, 2011
First, we are very excited that Don Cheadle has taken on this Untitled Miles Davis Biopic, set to be released in 2013. So we have to wait a minute. But graphic designer, Heath Killen, has created this movie poster for the film. Not sure if it's an official movie poster, but great nonetheless. Full view after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 15, 2011
Everyone knows why this poster is important right now, and it has taken some of us a few days to truly grasp the major destruction and turmoil that is happening in Japan right now after the major earthquake and tsunami. Artist Marco Zamora just sent us a message about Max Erdenberger's Help Japan Poster, which you can buy with all proceeds going to relief efforts in Japan. More after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 02, 2011
One of the undeniable legends of poster design and cinema, Saul Bass, has a retrospective exhibition, Bass Notes: The Film Posters of Saul Bass, up at Kemistry Gallery in London through March, 17. Having basically created the template to a modern movie poster, Bass' canon is so iconic that your favorite classic movie poster was probably designed by Bass, or someone borrowing his style. Images and information after the jump . . .