Assignment | Contemporary Designer Poster

Screen Shot 2015-08-28 at 9.18.18 AMAfter watching the documentary series “Artist Series with Hillman Curtis,” chose one designer to research online, and make a poster.

Poster requirements:

  • Document set-up: 11×17, with .125″ bleeds
  • Either landscape or portrait
  • Save poster in Semester One/Assignments/Contemporary Designer
  • Be sure to save all images used in an images folder.

The poster should include:

  • Examples of the designer’s work
  • Biographical details (for example, where the designer lives, where they are from, where they were trained/went to school, what they are passionate about, why they became a designer, what they love about design, what they hate about design, etc). 
  • Consider placement, size, scale and color to make the poster easy to read and visually interesting to look at.

Choose ONE of the following designers:

  • David Carson
  • Milton Glaser
  • Paula Scher
  • Stefan Sagmeister
  • James Victore
  • One designer from Pentagram: Find the list of designers here

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