Friday, May 14, 2010

Less is More

A long time ago rock posters often mirrored fantasy book covers, with raging flames, skeletons and mythic looking creatures. Rock posters as of late have been shedding all the excess and going for a more minimalist look, obeying to a the trend of less is more. Someone who clearly embodies that trend is graphic design artist, Jason Munn. Originally from Wisconsin, now living the East Bay since 2002, Munn is inspired by indie bands with more artistic qualities to create his posters.
All his posters are unique amongst themselves and speak to the individuality of each band or musician they're for. Modernist and with a shout out to designs from the '40's and '50's his posters speak volumes without having to shout. Munn's design firm The Small Stakes, just released a poster book that would I would love to have on my coffee table...if I had one. You can check out more here.

1 comment:

the gretch said...

Aww Jason Munn is one my favorite designers!