In the last one hundred years posters have come to be recognized as a vital art form, attracting artists such as Toulouse Lautrec, Alphonse Mucha and Andy Warhol. Posters are the catalysts of their own zeitgeist, reflecting social, cultural and spiritual transformations.
Today, with the subjects they cover having expanded to cinema, music, promotions and exhibitions, posters are designed to be both informative and eye-catching. Look at Me! brings together and introduces fresh and creative posters designed by world-class artists that make use of original ideas, advanced methods and techniques, ingenious materials and unique features. This volume will inspire creative professionals who are interested in poster design and will also delight art lovers.
Wang Shaoqiang is a professor at the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, where he is dean of the design, visualization, and animation department. He is the founder of Sandu Publishing, whose titles focus on international design, architecture, branding, communication, trends, and culture, and the editor of Design 360° magazine and Asia-Pacific Design.