A lot goes into creating a good poster! Take a journey through design history and learn the meanings and associations behind common symbols, colors, fonts, and styles. Combine different elements to create your own propaganda, advertising, or film poster.
This microsite is an experimental approach to virtual exhibitions, conceived in 2020 to transform the on-site exhibition The Swiss Grid into a unique online experience. The subject of mid-century Modernist graphic design at the heart of the show, long heralded as a high point of Western culture, is critiqued throughout by educators who both love and hate the restrictions of this pared down and regulated aesthetic.