Dead Leaf by Christopher Scott The beginning
I designed this poster in the year 2008. It was my
final year project for Bdes Design and
Communication in University of Ulster, Magee.
It began my interest in the poster and in
particular visuals for social communication.
Title: Dead Leaf
Concept: A dead leaf in the shape of South
America and the holes in the leaf represent the
deforestation in the Amazon rainforest.
me and Dead Leaf in Milan for Good50x70
Alberto Korda original photograph
Che Guevara by Jim Fitzpatrick Calculator?
It is perhaps the most reproduced, recycled and
ripped off image of the 20th Century.
"I deliberately designed it to breed like rabbits,"
“Combining capitalism and commerce, religion
and revolution, the icon remains unchallenged.
There is no other image that remotely takes us to
all these different places.”
Che Guevara by Jim Fitzpatrick Rabbits
It has become one of the world's most
universally merchandized and objectified images,
found on an endless array of items, including t-
shirts, hats, posters, tattoos, and bikinis, ironically
contributing to the consumer culture Guevara
despised. Yet, he still remains a transcendent
figure both in specifically political contexts and as
a wide-ranging popular icon of youthful
Self Portrait by Marcel Duchamps
Dylan by Milton Glaser 6,000,000
Nearly six million were produced for enclosure in
a Dylan album.
One day a French photographer visited the studio
and told the following story: He was on assign-
ment traveling up the Amazon and stopped in a
village of about one hundred Indians. He entered
a hut and, as his eyes grew accustomed to the
darkness, he saw the Dylan poster on the wall.
He never was able to find out how it got there.
Lord Kitchener earlier version
Uncle Sam by J. M. Flagg 4,000,000
More than four million copies of this image were
printed between 1917 and 1918. Over four
million copies of the poster were printed during
World War I, and it was revived for World War II.
Flagg used his own face for that of Uncle Sam
(adding age and the white goatee), he said later,
simply to avoid the trouble of arranging for a
It’s not happening here
but it’s happening now by Walker
Tens of millions
In Switzerland, Amnesty International arranged
200 individual posters, each meticulously matched
to its specific surroundings, showing actual
scenes of human rights abuse from around the
The resulting posters show actual human rights
abuse happening on the streets in Switzerland,
where people live, where they shop or take a
tram, in the here and now.
Victory by Shigeo Fukuda No barriers
Fukuda dramatically shatters all cultural and
linguistic barriers with his universally
Shigeo died January 11, 2009
Poster for Tomorrow 2094 to 10
The last year of poster for tomorrow 100 posters were distributed in more 200 websites. 15 of them where visited more than 5000 times per day.
Below are the top 10 posters of Poster for tomorrow 2010. What makes these so special to be choosen from 2094?
Why the Poster?
In persian, to say ‘poster’ we use the word
‘Affiche’ and in french ‘you are affiching
something’. To affiche means to express; to show.
The opposite of hide. So you have the poster!
Founder of Poster for tomorrow
Because everyone is obsessed with Digital format.
That the street walls are left blank and alone. So
we felt there was a gap there.
Co-founder of Good50x70 and Poster for tomorrow