no. 42

SELECTED BYKIM ELAML’INTRANSIGÉANT POSTERDESIGNED BYA.M. CASSANDRE

Good posters communicate thoughts and ideas at a glance. Great posters tell stories. The L’Intrans poster tells a story of dynamic communication—the news of the day flows from the telegraph wires into the ear, and is being screamed out through the newspaper, L’Intrans!

The angles and repetition of the telegraph wires pull the eye to the stylized head and wide-open mouth. There is no embellishment or clutter. The poster is pure, simple, and geometric. Every single line and object on the poster has purpose and meaning. Nothing can be taken away. The only type on the poster is the newspaper masthead, L’Intrans. Geometric circles, angles, and shapes speak to the fine art ...

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