Ten letterpress posters on tolerance, gender equality and peace

Designer Gabriel Benderski travelled this year to Buenos Aires to meet Rodrigo Cuberas, an Argentinian letterpress artist and as a result to create 10 letterpress posters by using wood type on handmade cotton paper. The subjects were on social issues such as tolerance, gender equality and peace.


Gabriel Benderski has a BA in graphic design from ORT University. He has worked with influential organizations in the realization of several projects, among them: poster and catalogue for the exhibition of Ar. Juan Pedro Margenat for the Uruguayan Ministry of Transport; visual identity for the exhibition of women with fiber for the Municipality of Montevideo; book design for the Uruguayan Cultural Centre of Music; editorial design for UNICEF; brand, interior and way-finding design for the FIFA Stadium ‘Campeón del Siglo’ of ‘Club Atlético Peñarol’.


ORT University, Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay, 2017.
Casa Artigas, Sauce, Canelones, Uruguay, August 2017.
Centro Socio Cultural, Young, Río Negro, Uruguay, September 2017.
City Hall of San José, San José, San José, Uruguay, November 2017.
INJU, Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay, December 2017.
Ateneo, Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay, February 2018.
Consulate of Uruguay in NY, Manhattan, New York, USA, April 2018.




Size: 50cm x 70cm | 20” x 27”.
Technique: wood type and ink on handmade cotton paper.
Author: Gabriel Benderski.
Press: Rodrigo Cuberas.
Paper: Vicky Sigwald.
Year: 2018.


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. (