100 Best Posters 18: Germany – Austria – Switzerland

October 31, 2019|
100 Best Posters 18: Germany – Austria – Switzerland by 100 Beste Plakate E. V.
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  • Groundbreaking designs from the fields of corporate design, advertising, author graphics, and poster art
  • A focus on the (in)visibility of women in design
  • Exhibition venues can be found at: www.100-beste-plakate.de
  • Japanese binding
Every year the association 100 Beste Plakate e. V. presents awards to honor the most innovative and groundbreaking poster designs from Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. The yearbook has long been the go-to source in poster design for graphic artists, designers, and advertisers. While the traditional printed poster is still regarded as the most challenging genre in the graphic arts, it is increasingly coming under the influence of digital technology.

For this reason, the 2018 yearbook explores the status of posters amid the wide variety of media and forms of expression available to clients and designers. What relevance do posters still have in our day and age? Are they no more than decorative items for cultural institutions, festivals, and academic events? Or do they still serve their traditional purpose of influencing societal discourse and flagging up trends in lifestyle, fashion, politics, aesthetics, and the corporate world?

This year's edition was designed by the Zurich design studio Hi. It was printed on affiche paper, and the folds of the printed signatures were cut only on two sides similar to classical Japanese binding, inviting readers to make an effort to 'open up' the book.

Text in English and German.
Title:100 Best Posters 18: Germany – Austria – Switzerland
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:288 pages, 9.43 X 6.72 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:288 pages, 9.43 X 6.72 X 1 in
Published:October 31, 2019
Publisher:Verlag Kettler
Language:German
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9783862067343

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