The Art of Poster Design: The 2016 Olympic Games | Adam Johnson | Skillshare

The Art of Poster Design: The 2016 Olympic Games

Adam Johnson, Designer by trade, Explorer at heart.

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7 Lessons (14m)
    • 1. Introduction About Me

      0:30
    • 2. Typography

      1:03
    • 3. Historical Style

      1:28
    • 4. Sketches and Ideation

      1:23
    • 5. Digitizing Your Design

      2:48
    • 6. Layout and Composition

      3:45
    • 7. Adding Color

      2:50

About This Class

Chose a country and design a poster for the 2016 Rio Olympics reflective of a specific graphic design style, past or present, in that country. Students are encouraged to design their poster in a graphic style associated with the country of choice, or design it with the locale of Rio in mind and research the styles of that region. 

Helpful Links:

Olympic Posters from the Past https://colorlib.com/wp/history-of-olympics-poster-design/
Olympic Typography http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2012-08/03/olympic-typography

Free fonts available for personal and commercial use: https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2016/02/free-fonts-with-personality/
http://losttype.com/browse/
https://www.theleagueofmoveabletype.com/