Juxtapoz // Friday, June 29, 2012
Upon seeing the official 2012 Wimbledon poster, James Jessiman's contribution stood out to us. The graphic, print influenced image of a bouncing tennis ball is an essential distillation of what occurs in a tennis match, presenting a small, seemingly peripheral yet central detail that encompasses the movement of the game.
Juxtapoz // Friday, May 18, 2012
Sandra Rendgen has observed and catalogued the phenomenon that can be seen in and around various media hubs ranging from Tumblr to the New York Times. Rendgen's Information Graphics delves into the importance of the image as a function of communication spanning from the early days of humanity when the first cave paintings were made to today's more contemporary visual information maps that can illustrate something like the many types of beer.
Music // Wednesday, May 02, 2012
Alan Forbes is a prolific San Francisco based rock music poster artist with over 400 visually explosive posters under his belt. All hand drawn and lettered using brush and ink before being silk screened into limited edition posters for some of your favorite bands. Aside from his commercial work, he occasionally exhibits found sculptures.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 24, 2012
One of the time-honored American traditions that we can all agree is both unnerving and kind of an entertaining spectacle is the Presidential Campaign tour. Republicans, Democrats, all lying in unison, all promising things that are unrealistic, so much fun to get worked up by it all! And, as we saw so clearly in 2008, the campaign poster is an incredibly powerful tool in getting a viral message across. Do you remember John McCain's campaign poster? John who?
Juxtapoz // Monday, April 02, 2012
You have seen the poster campaign be re-ignited in bookshops and craft stores over the past ten years, and this video chrnicles the Keep Calm and Carry On poster story from its origins in World War II and its reemergence.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 28, 2012
As evidence by Nintendo and Super Mario Bros, any bit of information can be processed through 8-bit graphics and be highly legible. It worked for Zelda, Mike Tyson, and Bases Loaded, and now it works for Hollywood, thanks to this 8-bit movie poster project by Eric Palmer. Jurassic Park, Star Wars, Harry Potter, Kill Bill, all here. And you can order a print for yourself on Palmer's Behance profile.
Juxtapoz // Monday, February 13, 2012
Here is great vintage Krylon businessman spraying away. This was used for advertising before the company’s “brilliant” ideas like female valve systems.
Juxtapoz // Sunday, February 12, 2012
British illustrator Jody Barton, who has taken on an array of impressive clients spanning from Stussy to Phoenix, has teamed up with native Bostonian Luke Pommersheim to write these quirky street posters. The posters are funny in their contradictions.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, January 31, 2012
This week, February 2, London's Kemistry Gallery, in conjunction with the Twarda Sztuka Foundation will be presenting an incredible poster art show, Mr T: The Posters of Jerzy Treutler. The gallery will present over 40 posters of Treutler's work from the 1960s and '70s , showcasing classic Polish poster design from the era.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, January 26, 2012
We love the idea of minimalist reinterpretation because we enjoy seeing how an artist can strip icons to their barest elements and still be recongnizable to a mass audience. Enter Marko Manev's series of minimalist Marvel posters, which includes icons such as Spider-Man, Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Hawkeye, Black Widow, Mr. Fantastic, Invisible Woman, Human Torch, The Thing, Silver Surfer, and more.