Poster series for The Birthday Of The World

Applications, Blog, Mark Making, Visual Communication

Using my new found knowledge of InDesign and its vector tools I set to work on a new series of posters for my band Hatcham Social’s new album and upcoming tours.Focusing on the simple shapes and colours from the original album artwork which I designed in collaboration with Toby Kidd and David Claxton, I started to play around with the spheres and thinking about the concept behind the project. Being a science fiction themed record I thought about planet alignment and eclipses.

This is the original Album artwork:


I did a few initial designs on photoshop first…

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And then took it over to InDesign


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Here are the finished three…

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And this is one adapted for the European tour




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