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Typographic film posters

In between client work, Haime & Butler has busied itself designing a set of limited-run film posters based around quotes and simple graphic themes.

The Elephant Man

The Elephant Man

‘We’ve taken cult films and our favourites,’ says Haime & Butler partner Bob Haime.

The Italian Job

The Italian Job

 His favourite, The Italian Job, uses an abstract Italian flag to play out the film’s famous last scene - a literal cliff-hanger, where here the green section of the flag becomes the film’s coach hanging off the cliff, and the speech marks represent its vertiginous wobble. 

The Dark Knight

The Dark Knight

Twelve posters have been designed so far, each limited to a run of 100. All are silk screen printed, die stamped, and individually numbered.

Jaws

Jaws

 A team of four at Haime & Butler is behind the whole set, and Haime says that he’s now receiving commissions.

Star Wars Episode Five: The Empire Strikes Back

Star Wars Episode Five: The Empire Strikes Back

‘Someone in New York wants a Blade Runner one so we’re working on that now,’ he says.

Taxi Driver

Taxi Driver

If you’re interested in picking one up, head to http://www.haime-butler.com/shop/

The Godfather

The Godfather

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