I rather like the cover of Eurostar’s Metropolitan magazine, December issue, and might have to take a trip to Paris so that I can find out what the lead article’s all about.
The Review Design & Print Awards
Paris Baguette Packaging
Secluded Library in the woods
The Leopard | A Novel
A Tome With No Ink
Salacious Suggestions For Valentine’s Day
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Ok, I know this one’s going to make a few feminists grit their teeth, but you have to admit – this is pretty impressive and very entertaining to watch. To market their non-stick cookware, FlavorStone
used 100 flexible maids cook a pancake for their, err… ‘master’?
US one sheet for what looks to be a very fascinating film indeed, Because I Was A Painter, about created in the concentration camps of World War !!
The director is Christophe Cognet (France, 2014).
The poster designer is F. Ron Miller
One of France’s most beloved and recognizable poster designers, Raymond Savignac (1907-2002) created some 600 posters over a 50 year career, working almost exclusively in advertising.
His simple, whimsical, colorful designs, reminiscent of children’s book illustrations, famously promoted Dunlop, Bic, Perrier, Air France, Cinzano and many other companies with an ineffable charm and wit.
I’ve just ordered this on Amazon and genuinely can’t wait for it to arrive.
The Criterion Collection produce the most beautifully packaged collections of classic or otherwise worthy films on DVD or Blu-Ray, with graphic design always taken very seriously.
Japanese poster for Roman Polanski’s Venus In Furs, France, 2013
Marc, Katherine and I went to watch the new Alejandro González Iñárritu film starring Michael Keaton called ‘Birdman‘. I don’t think I could explain it well enough to do the film justice or make any clearer sense of it than the whole film made to me. But just take my word – go and see it!
1975 East German poster for Day For Night, as directed by François Truffaut (France, 1973).
The poster designer is Harry Pflaum
With a nod to one of today’s earlier posts, here’s the poster for the new documentary movie ‘Free The Nipple’.
The film of course deals with issues of sexual equality and the ways that women can bring everyday disparities and inequalities to the attention of the public.
One of those inexplicable Polish film poster’s, from 1976, for Brief Encounter as directed by Allan Bridges (UK, 1974).