Marketing and communications are often focused on campaigns designed to differentiate their products from their competitors. Branding, PR, advertising, digital, social, are all crucial, but in order for them to be effective the product has to match the promise.
If you are at all interested in design (which should be safe to assume since you’re having a read of this blog) or if you like to have a gander at the night sky but never know what any of those pesky stars or constellations are called then this maybe your next poster based purchase.
“Map No. I - The Northern Sky” by Steffen Heidmann and Viktoria Klein, based out of Hamburg is an amazing depiction of the northern sky in all its glorious details. The artwork is silkscreen printed on solid coloured Gmund Color System, 200g/m2. The run is limited to 500 pieces, each handprinted and -numbered.
I’ve recently discovered this winsome poster series by Accept & Proceed called “Bread & Honey” as you may have guessed from the title of this blog post? Using the joy and completely foreign language to that is Cockney Rhyming slang that have re-imagined how money would look and created these damn alluring posters. I get ‘A Speckled Hen’ equalling £10 but no idea why ‘A Pony’ would equal £25? It just makes no sense to me at all. On the other hand the quality of the execution and pure design aesthetic is immense.
The third film in Richard Hunters' "Dying arts trilogy"
A quick look into the world of Justin Knopp; and what it's like for him working in the art of traditional letter press.