Haven’t seen a series of movie posters in a while that are quite as striking as these. Created by the London based design studio LaBoca for the film Black Swan by 20th Century Fox. Interesting article on the Guardian website about them. I like that they’ve tried to do something different. Sick to death of the formula movie poster – photoshop an image of the lead actors to death and then set the name of the film in Trajan/Gotham underneath.
I came across this animation called “Going West” from Len Cheeseman through his comment on my post “who’s who of london typography in 1987” and thought it was definitely worth sharing. It was created by BBDO in Auckland, New Zealand. It was for the New Zealand Book Council to inspire more people to read books. Surprisingly I must have missed this one on the blogs and on twitter. It’s beautifully crafted.
Going through some old books of mine I came across this promotional book called “I wouldn’t have done it like that” produced in 1987 by a London typesetting house called ‘Deputy Serif’. They got 8 of the most respected agency typographers/designers in London to take iconic press ads and re-design them. ( » continue )