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Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Call For Entries: Haiti Poster Project

Moxie Sozo, the organizer of the 2005 Hurricane Poster Project has teamed up with Josh Higgings to produce a call for entries exhibition to benefit the victims of the earthquake that hit Haiti a few weeks ago. For more info go here.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 6:30 am  

Friday, February 5, 2010

Fairey contributes to Haiti relief effort

Shepard Fairey
, in collaboration with Studio One’s Cleon Peterson Casey Ryder, have designed this print for Artists For Peace and Justice. Sales start February 6th at Obey Giant with all proceeds of the sale of the print going to Haiti.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 5:01 am  

Thursday, February 4, 2010

Thinking Green in 2010

We recently received a copy of the 2010 Think Green Calendar by EIGA, a design firm out of Germany. The calendar shows contemporary “Eco-typography” and special “green works” of designers from various disciplines worldwide. “Think Green!” creates a stimulating visual inventory of the fusion of ecology and design. For more on the Think Green Calendar you know what to do.

Image by David Oberholtzer:


posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 7:27 am  

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

7 rules to understand design and designers

Design generally speaking is often overlooked and misunderstood. This typographic poster highlights 7 rules to understand design & designers. Would look nice in a conference room no?


posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 12:30 pm  

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Call For Entries: Culture Counts

From Press Release:
The best hope for peace in the world – yet one of the biggest challenges – is the pursuit of better communication and understanding between different civilizations, cultures and peoples. To help UNESCO achieve this objective, DESIGN 21: Social Design Network – an online platform founded by Felissimo and UNESCO to promote design for the greater good – launched the Culture Counts competition. Designers across the globe are asked to submit poster designs that celebrate 2010 as the International Year for the Rapprochement of Cultures. (more…)

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 8:51 pm  

Friday, January 1, 2010

A Gift From Facebook


Ben Barry and the Facebook Design team working with what looks like a limitless budget conceived a beautifully intricate 19X19 poster that was printed, embossed, and foil-stamped to perfection. Go to FPO for more on the process behind the design.

Thanks Tushar for the heads-up.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 3:56 pm  

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

2010 Calendar: Think Green

More than 100 designers will be published in the publication. 53 designers have a special podium as a weekly theme. “Think Green!” creates for the year 2010, a visual inventory of the topic of ecology and design. In addition to individual, for this project developed typography, the calendar shows ideas in the context of raw materials, energy and the environment in different countries.

We were lucky enough to be asked to be represented in this showcase of progressive work and are anxiously awaiting our copy. To learn more about EIGA—the people behind it and how to snag a copy for 2010 click here.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 5:33 am  

Sunday, December 20, 2009

Call for Entries: 22nd Annual Warsaw Poster Biennale

Deadline for this international competition is January 15th. For more info on what the submission regulations are click here. To see selected winners of past competitions dating back to 1966 see this.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 11:37 pm  

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

Even in today’s technologically advanced age, posters are still very powerful tools to communicate opinions and information on a universal level. We’ve included a few of our favorites for your perusal.

F*ck You Sida! (AIDS)


posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 3:17 am  

Monday, November 30, 2009

2009 Taiwan International Poster and CI Design Awards Announced

More than 1,750 design works were submitted from 41 different countries in this years competition. A total of 232 works were selected (27 award winners and 205 specially selected entries). Stefan Sagmeister’s piece shown above called Levi’s ButtonFly was chosen as the grand prize winner. To view the entire list of selections go here.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 4:09 am  
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