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Hidden Message in Movie Theater Lobby Posters

Finding hidden messages and then labeling it as subliminal advertising has a long history in our culture. Hidden images and messages have also appeared in movie posters (some … Read More...

Superman Returns teaser movie poster

The Man of (Brushed) Steel

Several Looks at the New Superman Logo

The Superman Returns teaser poster features a new version of the Superman logo. This is the second variation of the logo to appear online, following an earlier silver … Read More...

Minority Report movie poster

One Font to Rule Them All

Most Popular Movie Poster Title Typeface: Trajan

There’s a common saying among movie poster designers and art directors when designing film title logos:

“When in doubt, use Trajan.”

Why such a mantra about using a … Read More...

War of the Worlds movie poster

War of the Worlds

Bowling for Dollars style movie poster

Paramount Pictures has released a new War of the Worlds teaser poster for the upcoming Tom Cruise and Steven Spielberg science fiction film. This “bowling with the Earth” image … Read More...

Super Fly movie poster

Super Type

Type designer Ed Benguiat

Master typographer Ed Benguiat is one of the most important font and logo designers in the modern era of design and publishing. He has created the lettering used in logotypes for … Read More...

Vertigo movie poster

The Designer

Legendary Graphic Designer Saul Bass

We have covered various movie poster illustrators in the past, but the modern movie poster is a graphic designer’s medium. And when discussing movie poster design, the subject begins … Read More...

War of the Worlds movie poster

War of the Logos

The Return of Towering Type

One way to make a film feel epic and grand in scale in a piece of advertising art is the use of a “forced perspective” style logo. Why have a … Read More...

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