Clever Minimalist Posters of Classic Disney Films

Fairytales don't generally offer much room for interpretation. For the most part, the story involves good triumphing over evil and everyone living happily ever after. However, Liverpool-based designer Rowan Stocks-Moore decided to jazz things up a bit. In this eleven poster series, he captures the essence of Classic Disney films while also offering the viewer plenty of surprises.

We've seen this minimalist style before in posters of Pixar movies and superheroes, but Stocks-Moore takes it one step further. He utilizes the negative space and silhouetted features to create optical illusions. Many of his posters offer more than first meets the eye.

Admittedly, I initially only saw the faces in the Snow White poster. It took me a good ten minutes to notice the apple core! Stocks-Moore describes himself as having, "a passion for book and film covers, as well as a love for design in general!" He certainly proves that statement true in these captivating and original designs.

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via [DesignTAXI]

November 29, 2016

Klimt-Inspired Golden Map of Manhattan Celebrates the Bright Lights of New York at Night

Though designer Rafael Esquer has lived in New York City for 20 years, he’s still in awe of its bright lights and buzzing nightlife. As the founder of Alfalfa Studio, a branding and graphic design house based in Lower Manhattan, he creates pieces inspired by his enlightening experiences in the Big Apple. His latest project, a shimmering map entitled Iconic New York Illuminated, captures the magic of Manhattan after dark.

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