Thursday, April 30, 2009

Current trends in design : Movie posters

Don't ya love movie posters? A constant reminder of the biggest blockbusters coming up.

Growing up in the 80s, I'm more familiar with this style:




For some reason people then preferred the faded illustration treatment.


However, at Apple's trailer site, I noticed a blinding amount of blank space. Upon closer inspection, these were identified as movie posters. Keep in mind these were taken from just the first TWO pages and are among the latest movies. Click to enlarge:


In Apple's attempt to redesign the fucking world, they've convinced movie execs to ship posters ala iPod aesthetics.

Bit much? Not sure how much this helps/harms a movie trailer's chances of being viewed.

1 comment:

Aine said...

Nice information about the Movie poster. For all the movie posters will create a good impact among the public about the particular movie. So the usage of Movie poster are high.Poster are also used for many purpose like business advertisements and Announcements.By the way I use to get Printed designed poster from Posterninjas. They are doing a excellent job in designing posters.