Inspiration

Creative and Artistic Poster Designs

January 24th, 2011

For most designers, it can be difficult to find inspiration by doing quite the same tasks within daily ongoing projects. Going for a walk to catch some fresh air, reading an interesting book or simply going to the cinema can sometimes be helpful. Believe it or not, even that film poster can give you that kick of inspiration — not to mention the movie itself.
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From vector posters to retro-inspired ones — all of these have been designed by creative artists who share their inspiring artwork with the entire world. Here is a roundup of only a few of so many really creative and artistic poster designs. Let the creativity begin!

Vector Posters

Cinema

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ADDICTIVEstudios Promo Poster

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Every Color Of Your Summer

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Future Imperfect

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Paris Attacked By Godzilla

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WAR/PEACE

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Man of the year

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Conserve Rain Water

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Globale 09

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Sneakers Lover 2

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Sound Idea Presentation Cover Page

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JAT – Branded by nature

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John Petrucci BFR

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The World’s Future Exhibition

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Ravinia Festival 2007 Poster

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Minimalist Posters

Doctor Who

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Scar Tissue – Red Hot Chili Peppers

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Pulp Fiction

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Inception – Mock Poster – V3

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Hoth

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Pixar’s Ratatouille

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Irreversible

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Bangarang

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Stop Wasting Water

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Mad Men: Lunch

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Lost Poster

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Thriller

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Retro-Inspired Posters

Gasoline Morning

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Retro Space

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Promotional posters for a video games event

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Stop the Monuments

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Rock 77 poster

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Battlefield Retro Poster

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Catch The Fever

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Epoc Live

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Vintage Band, Poster

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Poster 1985

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Change Poster

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Portfolio Show v3

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William Tell

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Fusion Retro 08

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Typography Posters

Arcade Posters

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We’re Out Looking For Astronauts

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FAITH HOPE LOVE

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Guimarães JAZZ

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The Hyper Spectrum

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Chasing Cars

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STAY GREEN. GO RED

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Bespoke

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Funke – Terry Francis Poster

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Hush!

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Behind The Black Sky

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Robot earth 3009 poster

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2010

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Love me

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World Thinking Day

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Go catch some waves!

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Posters

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Roll Type

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Dillinger

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My City Screams

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Helveticaspace

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Movie Posters

Halloween II

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Shutter Island

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The Descent

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Avatar

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According to Greta

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Afghan Star

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Adoration

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The Science of Sleep

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Primer

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A Christmas Carol

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Cold Souls

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The Collector

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The Age of Stupid

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Useful Resources

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Aquil Akhter is a web graphic designer and has been working in this field for 8 years. He also runs the blog webdesigncore.com, which focuses on free web resources and inspiration for designers and developers.

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18 comments for „Creative and Artistic Poster Designs
  1. Vivek Parmar on January 24th, 2011 at 2:19 pm

    Awesome collection shared with us. thanks a lot for sharing

  2. Dave Will on January 24th, 2011 at 2:43 pm

    Great list, obviously coz Im biased I woudda added my Saul Bass inspired Back to the Future movie poster… http://davewilliamsdesigns.blogspot.com/2010/10/back-to-future-vintage-poster.html

  3. Range on January 24th, 2011 at 4:11 pm

    wow

  4. Luka M on January 24th, 2011 at 5:01 pm

    Thanks for sharing!

  5. IT Professional on January 24th, 2011 at 6:37 pm

    Nice collection. God mix of styles too.

  6. Rebecca on January 24th, 2011 at 8:42 pm

    I particularly like the use of color in some of these posters.

  7. Leukocyt on January 24th, 2011 at 10:33 pm

    Thanks for featuring my work :)

  8. ZipZap on January 24th, 2011 at 11:36 pm

    Excellent collection!

  9. Aaron Coney on January 25th, 2011 at 1:41 am

    I love coming great work like this. Awesome complilation. Very inspiring.

  10. Mayur Chaudhary on January 25th, 2011 at 6:30 am

    Nice and inspiring collection, GREAT STUFF!!

  11. GreyHam on January 25th, 2011 at 6:35 am

    A really beautiful grouping of well thought-out and executed posters. Thanks for sharing.

  12. fracturize on January 25th, 2011 at 12:42 pm

    Hi nice collection,thanks for including my JAT-Branded by nature poster appreciate it!

  13. weblinear on January 25th, 2011 at 2:02 pm

    I like, very nice mixed collection !!!

  14. raybak on January 26th, 2011 at 8:58 am

    great collection of stunning poster designs. it shows creativity has no limits and no stoppings..

  15. Aadil on January 27th, 2011 at 8:19 am

    nice collection… :)

  16. Rana Mukherjee on January 28th, 2011 at 6:27 am

    Nice.

  17. ksaes on January 29th, 2011 at 6:39 am

    Thank you for your article is wonderful

  18. Chris Lever on September 25th, 2012 at 3:52 pm

    Some great designs on in that list, did you create them all yourself or did you just compile them.

    Either way nice work.