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  1. The Small Stakes: Music Posters
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    The Small Stakes: Music Posters

    Graphic design rarely gets better than when it's put to music and put through a screen. And few create concert posters better than Jason Munn. In a new release published this year by Chronicle...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    06.07.10

  2. Salone Posters
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    Salone Posters

    In the beginning, there was Italy. When a handful of furniture manufacturers formed Cosmit in 1961, Salone Internazionale del Mobile was conceived to promote homegrown talent. In the subsequent...

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    03.07.11

  3. Seinfood Posters
    A Great Idea

    Seinfood Posters

    No Soup for You, the marble rye, Junior Mints in the operating theater, Kenny Roger's chicken, Mackinaw peaches, the big salad. Seinfeld never skimped on the food jokes, and a new show of 20 prints...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    02.28.12

  4. Stedelijk Museum Posters
    Travel Reports

    Stedelijk Museum Posters

    Upon entering the bright white interior of Amsterdam's Stedelijk Museum, a series of floor-to-ceiling posters that once advertised past exhibitions greets visitors. It's a striking display that...

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    photos by: Jordan Kushins
    06.01.11

  5. 10 Posters from Poland's Golden Age of Graphic Design
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    10 Posters from Poland's Golden Age of Graphic Design

    On his expertly curated site eyseaposters.com, James Dyer has amassed an impressive array of Polish film and political posters by the likes of Wiktor Gorka, Waldemar Swierzy, Andrzej Krajewski,...

    written by: Diana Budds
    04.13.15

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    Map it Out! Turn Any Place in the World Into a Poster

    GrafoMap is a new service that can transform a simple map into a work of art.

    written by: Matthew Keeshin
    03.16.16

  7. Poster Service
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    Poster Service

    Posters have come a long way since those old David Cassidy or Hanson classics you ripped straight from the pages of Teen Beat and stuck above your bed with a few strips of scotch tape.

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    12.06.08

  8. Movie Posters of Soy Cuba
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    Movie Posters of Soy Cuba

    If movie posters are essentially advertisements to get you into the theater, the Hollywood versions splashed with matinee-idol close-ups and 100-point typefaces, then the moody, highly graphic...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    10.06.11

  9. Tumblr of the Week: Budapest Poster Gallery
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    Tumblr of the Week: Budapest Poster Gallery

    The first installment in our Tumblr of the Week series focuses on the site Budapest Poster Gallery, a collection ranging from politically charged propaganda to movie promotions to advertising. We...

    written by: Diana Budds
    03.28.13

  10. How To: Decorating with Posters
    How To

    How To: Decorating with Posters

    Poster art is often one of the most effective and affordable ways to inject creativity into a space. Following up on our roundup of graphic art, here are homes that master poster decorating.

    written by: Dora Vanette
    04.23.14

  11. Graphic, Affordable Posters for Apartment Walls
    Product Reviews

    Graphic, Affordable Posters for Apartment Walls

    You don't need an expensive collection to fill your apartment with dynamic art.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    04.22.14

  12. Art on the Cheap: 5 Places for Posters
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    Art on the Cheap: 5 Places for Posters

    Much like the realms of interior design and architecture, the art world can be an intimidating place. Weighing the cost of purchase and framing against wanting to avoid reproductions and rip offs...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    02.22.13

  13. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Posters
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    Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Posters

    Fashion maven, style icon, and in this case, promoter of things post-war and British, Paul Smith joins the cause of the new film Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy by designing and selling a quartet of...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    12.12.11

  14. LinePosters
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    LinePosters

    With offices in San Francisco, New York, and Los Angeles, Dwell can't help but be proud of the transit advancements and accessibility in the cities where we work. Graphic designer Cayla Ferari and...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    02.21.13

  15. The Story Behind Over 125 Stunning Poster Designs
    We Recommend

    The Story Behind Over 125 Stunning Poster Designs

    A new exhibition on poster design opens May 8, 2015, at the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum. We sent a few questions to Ellen Lupton, the curator of contemporary design, to unpack the show.

    written by: Diana Budds
    05.07.15

  16. Vintage Chair Posters Combine Pop Art and Danish Design
    Design 101

    Vintage Chair Posters Combine Pop Art and Danish Design

    A trip to the Carl Hansen & Søn showroom in Copenhagen yields a surprising find: a vintage postage series depicting Danish modern chairs in all their fashion-friendly glory.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    09.18.14

  17. We Recommend

    From Textiles and Scents, to Posters and a 3D-Printed Pavilion, the Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial Ponders Beauty

    Curator Ellen Lupton walks us through a few of the highlights from "Beauty," the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum’s design triennial, on view through August 21.

    written by: Aileen Kwun
    03.03.16

  18. Affordable Pop Art

    Affordable Pop Art

    One thing I am always asked about is where to find original art. Some of the earliest memories I have involve lining my bedroom walls with band posters, and I still carry that impulse with me when...

    03.03.10

  19. Graphic Design That Goes Beyond Traditional Dimensions
    Profiles

    Graphic Design That Goes Beyond Traditional Dimensions

    This young graphic designer isn't limited to just doing posters.

    written by: Ray Hu
    05.13.16

  20. 6 Practically Free Design-Minded Gifts
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    6 Practically Free Design-Minded Gifts

    Inspired by the great depression, this poster is a free download (along with 4 others) through Readymade Magazine. It reflects the growing holiday attitude that less is more and that people are...

    written by: Laure Joliet
    12.16.08

  21. Friday Finds 11.30.2009
    Week in Review

    Friday Finds 11.30.2009

    The editors share lots of visual inspiration this week, from contemporary Polish poster galleries to a 1970s video flashback courtesy of Sesame Street and Philip Glass.

    11.27.09

  22. An Afternoon with Milton Glaser
    Interviews

    An Afternoon with Milton Glaser

    Meeting design legend Milton Glaser was one of those classic moments that can only happen in New York City. I was having lunch with Alan Heller—the man behind the furniture manufacturing...

    05.26.11

  23. The Puti Trees
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    The Puti Trees

    The Puti Trees series of posters look like a cross between a modern subway map and children's book illustrations, so you probably wouldn't guess that they're actually all about Buddhism.

    written by: Laure Joliet
    01.29.09

  24. Kickstarter of the Week: Grown in the Garden State
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    Kickstarter of the Week: Grown in the Garden State

    You might consider New Jersey the Edsel of the mid-Atlantic, but illustrator Michael Mulvey is a proud son of the Garden State and he wants to do Jersey proud with this poster, t-shirts and set of...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    05.17.13

  25. Friday Finds 7.2.2010
    Week in Review

    Friday Finds 7.2.2010

    This week our internet proclivities include bookshelf porn, Star Wars dandies, museum blogs and rebooted illustrations for film posters past. Oh, and sweet bathroom fixtures designed by Ronan and...

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    07.02.10

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