UTS Visual Communication: Universal Appeal. Beethoven poster by Josef Muller Brockmann poster for the Zurich Town Hall in the 1950s. Brockmann felt the rhythm of the music the posters were advertising which he reflected in his work. They exemplify constructivism as the pattern moves off the page. The poster is more graphic than illustrative.:
swissted is an ongoing project by graphic designer mike joyce. drawing from his love of punk rock and swiss modernism, two movements that have (almost) nothing to do with one another, mike has redesigned vintage punk, hardcore, new wave, and indie rock show flyers into international typographic style posters. each design is set in lowercase berthold akzidenz-grotesk medium (not helvetica).
Josef Muller-Brockmann, exhibition poster, 1960. His exhibition poster “der Film” demonstrates the universal design harmony achieved by mathematical spatial division. The proportions are close to the three-to-five ratio of the golden mean.