Data Typography, Graphics, and its Application in Creative Poster Design | IdN Extra 08: Typo/graphic Posters


Type design and typography is one of the key elements of a basic poster design. On the one hand, headline type needs to be legible to communicate the message of the poster; but how do you balance it with the rest of the elements of a poster? Graphics, photos, information, illustrations… indeed, there is a lot to be considered in a poster than one might think. In this issue, expect to see some of the genre’s heavyweights and their love for type and poster design.


Typo/graphic posters of type and posters

Many agree the history of poster design runs parallel to the evolutionary stages of modern graphic design. It is an evolution that started over two hundred years ago which had transformed the way society communicate ever since. Poster design has traditionally played a crucial role in human society, containing values considered important in life as well as in design – clarity, relevant aesthetic and discipline.



IdN is privileged to work with André Felipe of to bring you this one-of-a-kind publication showcasing some of the genres design heavyweights and their love for type and design in a medium that speaks to our very souls. So prepare to be blown away by all the posters you are about to see!



ISBN: 978-988-15950-4-1
Size: 210mm(w) x 270mm(h)
Pages: 142 pages
Read more:


Aleksandra Niepsuj | Atelier Martino&Jaña | atipo® | Bauer | Boris Bonev | Bruno Porto | CLEVER°FRANKE | Demian Conrad Design | Designers United | Diego Bellorin – EMPK Atelier | Dragana Nikolic | Emanuel Cohen | Erich Brechbühl – Mixer | Erik Brandt – Typografika | Family | Fons Hickmann – m23 | Götz Gramlich – gggrafik-design | GVA Studio | Hansje van Halem | Hey | Hoax | Homa Delvaray | I LIKE BIRDS | Jaewon Seok | Jarr Geerligs | Kambiz Shafei | Kiko Farkas | Kouglof | Niessen & de Vries | Noviki | Oh Yeah Studio | Peter Crnokrak – The Luxury of Protest | Quadradão | Rodrigo Sommer | Seven25 | SILNT | Staynice | Stefan Lucut | Stefan Sagmeister – Sagmeister Inc | Studio FM Milano | Studio Frederic Tacer | Studio Wilfredtimo | Synopsis | The Rodina | Toko | | Visiotypen


See also the IdN Extra 07: Infographics – Designing Data

Using graphics to convey information has long been a fundamental design challenge. How do you get people to notice and absorb data that may in itself be quite mundane — but that it is necessary for them to know, as well as making it beautiful? In this special issue, we present more than 120 examples of this all-important design genre.

Maria Papaefstathiou

VISUAL DESIGNER since 1996 and blogger since 2010. Living in Athens, Greece. She has been focusing her research on poster design and particularly on social poster design and portrait design. Her main poster project is a series of posters celebrating great personalities of traditional and popular culture in Greece and Jamaica. These include actors, singers, musicians, poets etc. This is an ongoing project. “I believe that design is a powerful tool that we designers can use to spark enthusiasm, change mindsets and bring positive actions to our world and our culture”. FOUNDER AND EDITOR OF GRAPHICART-NEWS.COM BLOG. She carefully curates high-quality designs, illustrations, and art, from all over the world that will teach and provoke other designers. Many consider her blog to be an exceptional educational tool. CO-FOUNDER OF THE INTERNATIONAL REGGAE POSTER CONTEST which was launched on December 2011, partnering, the creative activist Michael Thompson aka Freestylee. (

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