40 Beautiful and Artistic Examples of Poster Designs

November 10, 2011 · 4 comments

by Dustin Betonio


A poster is any piece of printed paper designed to be attached to a wall or vertical surface. Typically posters include both textual and graphic elements, although a poster may be either wholly graphical or wholly text. Posters are designed to be both eye-catching and convey information. Posters may be used for many purposes. They are a frequent tool of advertisers (particularly of events, musicians and films),propagandists, protestors and other groups trying to communicate a message.

Poster design often provides great scope for creativity. It is an informative and decorative way to attract attention to the information it contains. Poster usually use to communicate ideas and messages to the community. Believe it or not, even that film poster can give you that kick of inspiration — not to mention the movie itself.

Movie posters are arts and, unfortunately, the forgotten ones. In the early years of cinema history, they were used just like advertising material. To catch everyone’s attention and is used to advertise the film, Displayed in theatres only, movie posters had the same function as a menu in a restaurant or as a price tag in a supermarket shelve. Movie Posters can be an excellent source of inspiration when you’ve hit a brick wall of creativity. Also Poster Printing allow you to put them up on the wall and it is quite popular. In this article I present to you a showcase of artistic and really creative poster designs to inspire you. Enjoy!



Movie Posters

1. The Descent


2. According to Greta

according to greta

3. Afghan Star

afghan star

4. Star Wars (1977)

star wars

5. Vacancy


6. Moulin Rouge


7. Halloween II

halloween 2

8. Shutter Island

shutter island

9. Avatar


10. Adoration


11. The Science of Sleep

science of sleep

12. The Thing

the thing

13. Cloverfield


14. The Birds

the Birds

15. Amadeus


16. The U.S. vs. John Lennon

us vs. john lennon

17. Day Watch


18. Primer


19. Cold Souls

Cold Souls

20. The Collector


Vector Posters

1. Embrion


2. 3sky


3. Biosys


4. Inspecta


5. Cinema


6. ADDICTIVEstudios

addictive studios

7. Paris Attacked By Godzilla

paris attacked by godzilla

8. Future Imperfect

future imperfect

9. Every Color Of Your Summer

color of summer


war peace

11. Man of the year

man of the year

11. Doll Face


12. Obama Campaign

Obama Campaign

13. Coke


14. Enmity Poster


15. Conserve Rain Water


16. del valle poster


17. Globale 09


18. Sneakers Lover

sneakers lover

19. J23 poster


20. Summer Safari

summer safari

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Author : Dustin Betonio

Dustin Betonio is a Translation Management graduate at University of Mindanao. His earlier career was devoted on customer service outside the information highway. Currently studying Law in the same University.

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Kat | Wholesale Poster Printing January 28, 2011 at 2:51 am

Lovely designs! I like the 4th vector poster; I got to have one that has the same design and figure out what size would fit. Having it printed and displayed in our living room would be great!


Lars January 28, 2011 at 7:37 am

Thanks for your comment Kat, yes it is a great poster design


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