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Poster Design: 50 Excellent Inspirations

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Poster Design

Need some poster design inspiration?  You’ve come to the right place. We’ve gathered some good ones to get your creative juices flowing.

Once you’ve been inspired, head over to Mockup Everything to give your design a go on one of our free mockup templates, like this one:

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Enjoy!

Poster by dragana nikolić

Poster by dragana nikolić

Poster by Hedof

Poster by Hedof

Poster by Klaudia Kost

Poster by Klaudia Kost

Work Hard by Martín Azambuja

Work Hard by Martín Azambuja

Have you Ever Been To by Federica Bonfanti

Have you Ever Been To by Federica Bonfanti

The Decemberists, w/ Heartless Bastards poster by Strawberry Luna

The Decemberists, w/ Heartless Bastards poster by Strawberry Luna

Poster by Bartosz Szymkiewicz

Poster by Bartosz Szymkiewicz

Motion Theater by Caroline Grohs

Motion Theater by Caroline Grohs

Little Red Riding Hood poster by Christian Jackson

Little Red Riding Hood poster by Christian Jackson

MTV Poster by Frederik Samuel

MTV Poster by Frederik Samuel

Superman poster by James White

Superman poster by James White

Empire of the Sun poster by Michal Krasnopolski

Empire of the Sun poster by Michal Krasnopolski

Moonrise Kingdom poster by Alizée Lafon

Moonrise Kingdom poster by Alizée Lafon

Museum of Childhood Play to Learn poster

Museum of Childhood Play to Learn poster

Phish "Blossom Music Center" Poster by DKNG Design + Illustration

Phish “Blossom Music Center” Poster by DKNG Design + Illustration

The Swell Season Gig Poster

The Swell Season Gig Poster

Russian Red at Union Chapel Poster

Russian Red at Union Chapel Poster

Simian Mobile Disco Poster

Simian Mobile Disco Poster

Old Crow Medicine Show Poster

Old Crow Medicine Show Poster

Dexter Poster by Albert Exergian

Dexter Poster by Albert Exergian

Solo Heads poster by Aldo Crusher

Solo Heads poster by Aldo Crusher

Skillnet Poster by Steve Simpson

Skillnet Poster by Steve Simpson

10 Principles of Good Design poster by Gerren Lamson

10 Principles of Good Design poster by Gerren Lamson

Noah and the Whale poster by Matt Jones

Noah and the Whale poster by Matt Jones

Poster by atelier martino&jaña

Poster by atelier martino&jaña

Will Johnson poster by Robert Lin

Will Johnson poster by Robert Lin

Ghost Writer by Hubert Tereszkiewicz

Ghost Writer by Hubert Tereszkiewicz

Tin Pan South poster

Tin Pan South poster

Money Poster by Graziano Losa

Money Poster by Graziano Losa

Poster by Dr. Alderete

Poster by Dr. Alderete

Helio Sequence by Karen Kurycki

Helio Sequence by Karen Kurycki

Poster by Austin Sellers

Poster by Austin Sellers

Parachute Journalists - Dark Side by Jeff Finley

Parachute Journalists – Dark Side by Jeff Finley

Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti by Mikey Burton

Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti by Mikey Burton

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Rocco Designs

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Rocco Designs

Such Great Heights by Garrett DeRossett

Such Great Heights by Garrett DeRossett

Jeff Tweedy Three Color Screen Print by Path Poster Designs

Jeff Tweedy Three Color Screen Print by Path Poster Designs

Supa 9 by Dziugas Valancauskas

Supa 9 by Dziugas Valancauskas

Poster by Andrey Smirny

Poster by Andrey Smirny

Better than Nothing poster

Better than Nothing poster

Metafisico by Manuel Dall'olio

Metafisico by Manuel Dall’olio

Melbourne Dance Company Poster

Melbourne Dance Company Poster

Tour Poster by Sergio Membrillas

Tour Poster by Sergio Membrillas

Helvetica Poster by William Xu

Helvetica Poster by William Xu

Laneway Festival poster

Laneway Festival poster

Poster by Tom Davie

Poster by Tom Davie

Poster by Slawek Michalt

Poster by Slawek Michalt

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Poster by Dominik Bubel

Coca-Cola poster

Coca-Cola poster

Black Swan by LaBoca

Black Swan by LaBoca

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  • Jeff Thiede

    These are nice posters, my favorite probably the Kitty/Power Ranger Mega Zord one by Andrey Smirny.

    • Heather Sakai

      That’s one of my favorites too…Thanks Jeff!

    • cedi

      Yep that poster is pretty impressive/crazy.

  • Juliana Campillo Bokisch

    lovvve the balloon poster (definitely keeping this post favorited for reference)

    • Heather Sakai

      Hey Juliana, glad you enjoyed the post :)

  • http://www.dresgar.com/ Andy G

    The Black Swan thing is probably my favorite!! They’re all really amazing though!!

  • Christian

    Definitely inspiring. Would be great to have all these posters… wait for it…. on a poster.

  • Jesse Kyle Reib

    love the jeff tweedy print. very cool!

  • Philip Joshua Martin

    brilliant posters!!

  • Marc Hughes

    Well played everyone. Some really great ideas. Will have to pick up the sketchbook and knock out a few ideas.

  • Nicole Jett DiTerlizzi

    I absolutely love the lightness and depth of the Melbourne Dance Company Poster.

  • Terry S Banks Sr

    These are great posters! I can’t find one I don’t like.

  • cedi

    Really enjoyed this post! Top work.

    I hope one day someone will have one of my posters will up on there wall :)

  • Joshua Cody Williams

    They’re almost all incredibly beatiful, but ithink the phish deer is a pretty close favorite.

    • Heather Sakai

      Hi Josh! You are the winner of our poster contest! Congrats! Please email me at hsakai@gomedia.us with your address! :) Heather

  • Laura ‘Athena’ Lopez

    This was a hard decision, but my top favorite one would have to be the Melbourne Dance Company Poster.

  • http://www.mkleyne.com/ Maarten Kleyne

    I love the posters that depict the movie’s/book’s core story with just a few key elements taken from it. Such as the Little Red Riding Hood poster by Christian Jackson, Empire of the Sun poster by Michal Krasnopolski or the Moonrise Kingdom poster by Alizée Lafon and a few of the others posted here. Those are just awesome! Very striking and fitting, which I think is the idea for any poster.

  • Joost Botter

    Some great poster examples, would love to have both hanging on my wall for daily inspiration!

  • trdodger

    Great variety of styles. I really like Strawberry Luna’s The Decemberists and Jeff Tweedy by Path Poster Designs.

  • Mateusz Sidor

    Dan Christofferson Art print poster for me please!!!

  • Shane Harris

    Would love to own a beeteeth print!

  • http://www.myparadissi.com/ Eleni | My Paradissi

    That’s cool ^^ Thanks!

  • Liz Wurzinger

    About to move into my new place next month – I’d love to hang one of those on my wall. Or all of them, for that matter. My favourite’s the “such great heights” one.

  • Brandon Smith

    All of these posters are amazing! I really like the Melbourne Dance Company poster the most though.

  • Esben M. Rahbek

    Posters are nice. Very much yes.

  • Marc Vila

    DKNG are always designing great posters. Love them and both of the posters that you are giving away! :)

  • Anna Abba

    This is nuts! I really really love the Parachutes one! Great inspiration as well!

  • Romain Despinasse

    wow! Love it! Such a source of inspiration!! Cheers from France!