100 Poster Battle — Book
Sober: A poster should invite, communicate, inform, convince, and also provoke. If a viewer feels addressed, a poster is able to influence his or her decisions through text and images.
Emotional: 100 Poster Battle—one poster a day, for a hundred days, the span of a semester. Inspired by daily events from politics and current affairs. With the aim to try out different techniques, beyond the limits of conventional tools.
In the end, 100 days of poster design reads like a diary. 2020/21 was marked by the pandemic and its consequences for culture, society, and education, the scary tweets of Trump and the upcoming US-elections, BLM, LGBTQ, Söder and Laschet in the power struggle, pro-democracy demos in Thailand, climate goals 2030, and fun-facts like the height of Mt. Everest which has shrunk by 86 cm, the eruption of the Sakurajima volcano in Japan, Elon Musk has become the richest man in the world as well as the boom of sextoys …
Dortmund University of Applied Sciences, Prof. Lars Harmsen
Publisher: Slanted Publishers
Release: September 2021
Design: Chantal Dübel, Claudia Müller, Janine Krause, Nina Kallerhoff, Saeeda Shabbir, Sinan Akpinar
Text: Lars Harmsen
Text Edit: Tom Barbereau
Volume: 244 pages
Format in cm (w × h × d): 180 × 240 mm
Shop: Slanted Publishers