Why Not Public Domain Film Posters?

This week’s Adventures In Design podcast had many-a-spirited discussion, including a great debate on using copyrighted properties in film posters without the owner’s permission. I won’t get into the details here, but they essentially were calling out designers who profit from this practice…

Poster Pick: Week of July 15, 2012: Johnny Sampson

Poster Pick: Week of July 15, 2012: Johnny Sampson

Better late than never, right? Last week’s poster pick is for the 2012 Pitchfork Festival by one of Chicago’s finest: illustrator and designer Johnny Sampson. I love these bizarre creature illustrations: part animal, part robot, and 100% freaky monster. Each one made…

18×24 Pop-Up Shop

Get ready Chicago, on August 25 and 26th Rational Park in partnership with Adam Hanson will be hosting 18×24: A Gig Poster Pop-Up Shop. The focus is on Midwest poster artists and they’ve already got a great lineup confirmed so far: Adam Hanson…