Poster-A-Week Revisited Poster-A-Week Revisited There are times as a designer that I have not felt creatively challenged. Sometimes the projects at work just don't allow me to push the envelope. Sometimes the clients are not ready for it. And sometimes I may even doubt myself. A few years back I may have found myself in one or all of the previously mentioned situations. This is when I challenged myself to design a poster-a-week. I will tell you that the design part of this challenge may have been the easiest part. Coming up with a theme was another story. I usually found inspiration from photos I took on vacations, doddles in my sketchbooks, from something I read, and life experiences. The series lasted about 6-months. It was a great exercise. I learned new techniques to use on future projects, for work or for fun. I love a good poster. If I had a gallery show, this might be what it would have looked like. Poster in response to something I read in a forum. A young designer felt that his youth and inexperience made him revolutionary. Better than those that came before him. In my day we were a pretty tough bunch. Vintage Train Postcard, from images taken at Steam Train Event in Niles Canyon, CA. Southern Pacific 2472 in all her glory SF always has photo opportunities to inspire a mock travel poster Social Media is armed and can be very dangerous. We may be the target. Today's mighty oak is just yesterday's nut that held its ground My version of the 2008 Eames US postage stamp. I spent hours as a kid connecting with one of their most famous designs Hung this in my office. Creativity in all kinds of space became an agency campaign. Giants fans remember "Fear the Beard" Never let a good concept go to waste. Fetch poster image grew from a previous projects skecthes. Even a replica is classic Vacation photos always provide inspiration for a mock design project Inspired from a trip to a Civil War battle ground. The Danish people are often regarded as the happiest. I think it's the snaps. "Gardening is how I relax. It's another form of creating and playing with colors." What do you do if your Son keeps dropping the F-bomb. You give him a poster.