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Discussion in 'Graphic Design & Logo Design Critique:' started by Offelias, Sep 5, 2009.

  1. Offelias

    Offelias Member

    Hey guys, been lurking for a while and thought Id finally post.

    Anyway, here is a poster I did during the week as something to do. The brief (which I adapted from a video/animation brief) was to attract the attention of 13-19 yr olds and ask them to think about HIV and AIDS.

    What I tried to do is to go for a bedroom wall kind of poster feel, with different colours to draw initial attention. The font wasn't in the end what I should have gone for although I do feel that it is a strong and contemporary font that demands attention.
    I initially put alot more information on the poster but in the end I have tried to provoke thought with an interpretable question which (hopefully) touches a nerve for some teens to find out more information at the mentioned website.

    Apart from that, I got this poster properly printed in A2 at my local printers so that I can determine the colour difference between my screen and that of the printers. The background in print was a dark green, and the black couple weren't black black but hey, not sure if this is my computer inaccuracy or the printers.

    Any criticism is very welcomed :)

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    Last edited: Sep 5, 2009
  2. TheNoone

    TheNoone Member

    I can see what your going for,
    and I like the idea.
    It has alot of potential.

    But, There is not a great deal that stands out and hits me in the face!

    First of all i would change the Dark grey background, and id limit your colours
    with the second background!

    Nice one!
     
  3. Offelias

    Offelias Member

    Hey Noone, thanks for your reply,

    I toyed with changing the background and I agree, though I think I'd been staring at this for too long by that stage to make a decisive decision.. must learn to look with fresh eyes from time to time =D
    I also see what you mean with the background colours..

    Ill have a play and see what I come up with :)
    Thanks for your help
     
  4. dot design

    dot design Member

    I think you have done well considering you did it as 'something to do' not bad.
     

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