Poster design shortlist 2013

HatTrick

Falmouth lecture poster, for Falmouth University by Hat-Trick Design

Hat-Trick designed a poster to promote consultancy co-founder Jim Sutherland’s talk at Falmouth University. The poster features a fishing-shed door-hinge that looks like a face.

Gun

Tough Call, for Merseyside Police, by Origin Creative

Origin was tasked by Merseyside Police to develop a Christmas campaign to raise awareness of the dangers and penalties associated with gun crime. The campaign uses Christmas images people are familiar with – such as snowflakes and Christmas crackers – but on closer examination each image features a dark and sinister twist.

Cake

Bake off Cake Posters, by Purpose

Purpose held an internal ‘bake-off’ competition to judge the best home-made cake, with the prize being a set of limited-edition posters. The simplified graphic prints illustrate a series of baked classics, including Battenberg, Cherry Bakewells and Millionaire’s Shortbread.

VA

V&A Membership Posters, for the Victoria & Albert Museum, by Rose

Rose has worked with the Victoria & Albert Museum for six years, and for this project helped the membership team develop a poster campaign extolling the virtues of becoming a V&A member. Rose worked with photographer Nick Turpin and copywriter Jim Davies to develop a campaign that aimed to convey the quintessentially British nature of the V&A.

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