Typographical Posters, Post Typography!
June 13, 2019 2:08 PM   Subscribe

IDC School of Design in Mumbai holds an annual Typography Day with a poster design contest. Here are winners from 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011.

The PDFs of speaker presentations and submitted papers are a treasure trove as well: 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011.

I guarantee you will be spending hours and hours with the international superstars of typography!
posted by rikschell (4 comments total) 27 users marked this as a favorite
Wow, a lot of these are astonishingly good.
posted by Nelson at 2:30 PM on June 13

Gorgeous. I love seeing the variations on each theme.
posted by mixedmetaphors at 2:31 PM on June 13

There was a time when I thought I could be an artist. I was clever with pencil and pen. I could cartoon. I could sketch a good portrait. I was wicked with still lifes. One time, I designed a co-worker's baby announcement. I'm creative, I thought.

Um, no. Once I saw what real artists can do (thanks, DeviantArt!) for fun, I just threw down my pencil and gave up. I am astounded, as I was looking at these designs, by the visual imagination and technical skill embodied by these pieces.

Thank you for sharing this.
posted by SPrintF at 6:50 PM on June 13

Some of these seem more like calligraphy than typography but they’re all very lovely just the same.
posted by kinnakeet at 9:36 PM on June 13

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