Swiss Jazz Posters

As part of Design Studies we are doing research and projects based on Typography…. including hand renderings of type – eek!

We’ve been working on these Illustrator drawn Jazz posters… which are kinda turning out a bit like work by Swiss designers such as Josef Muller-Brockmann, Emil Ruder and Armin Hoffmann, if we’re lucky that is.

Chris has given us kind of a spec. table… with the typeface, alignment, size, weight, style, colour scheme and shapes stated for use. I don’t like goudy old style… on screen πŸ™‚

I have kind of gone off the point though and now started doing my own kind of versions… no real restrictions, just a bit of what I fancy lol

The only thing is that I can only upload jpeg or bmp pictures to my blog so they go a bit fuzzy… but they look nice in eps,tiff and png, I promise πŸ™‚

Comments, as always, are welcome πŸ™‚

Here are some of the ones I have done with the spec table:

I don’t like Goudy Old Style on screen ^ (above)

I don’t really like this one ^ (above)

Then I moved onto my own…

^ This one isn’t quite finished yet….

I decided to do some basically copying the Swiss styles:

Armin Hofmann (Above)


Josef Muller-Brockmann (Above)

Josef Muller-Brockmann (Above)

This one is a mix of the Armin Hofmann poster with another one that I was developing.

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