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Posters and Fliers - Poster Design Tutorials and Examples

Plaster the wall with the perfect poster design. Flood the streets with your fantastic fliers. Learn how to design a variety of promotional fliers and posters. Get inspiration from the past and present in theatrical, art, and political poster design.

Flier / Flyer
A handbill, notice on a bulletin board, or similar temporary announcement on a single sheet of paper.

Make Your Own WANTED Poster
Use custom Wanted Posters as gifts, party invitations, decorations, and greeting cards. Here's how to make them and supplies to use.

1912 Olympics Poster
Learn more about the first official poster of the Olympics, the artist, and its art nouveau style.

1928 Olympics Poster
It was the first time that the Olympic Rings logo appeared in an official Olympics poster. Do you see this poster design as strong and focused or plain and boring?

1932 Olympics Poster
It may have been printed on slick paper but this poster has a rough texture. How? It started with a clay sculpture.

Funny Fliers
Download free funny fliers to print and post in your home or your neighborhood.

Hot Dog Cart Poster Design - Makeover Profile
Hone your poster design skills by following the makeover parameters of this project and posting your redesign for critique. Study the poster design makeovers of other designers.

International Art Festival Poster Design - Makeover Profile
Test your flair for poster design by tackling this makeover project. Browse the redesigns posted by others and post your own poster design for critique.

Avery Poster Kit #2724
Easily design and print 18" x 24" posters on any inkjet or laser printer using the DesignPro 5.0 Sign Edition software, special label paper, and poster backing material. Make posters for home, parties, garage sales, and small business use. Use the Avery Poster Kit #2724 or other sign and poster kits.

Avery Poster Kit
Easily design and print 18" x 24" posters on any inkjet or laser printer using the DesignPro 5.0 Sign Edition software, special label paper, and poster backing material. Make posters for home, parties, garage sales, and small business use.

Art of Posters
In addition to describing what a poster is and its role, includes 9 specific poster design tips.

ArtLex on Posters
A history of poster design with examples.

BASOC - Case Study
To assist in San Francisco's bid to host the Olympics in 2012, designers were asked to create posters for The Bridge to the Future theme. This is a case study of the project.

Creating Effective Poster Presentations
The clip art is a bit cheesy but look past that at the outline covering what posters are, getting starting, planning a poster, and creating a poster. Aimed specifically at posters for presentations, much of the general advice is applicable to any type of poster design or similiar project. At North Carolina State University.

Design Ideas
Browse a series of blog posts featuring posters for inspiration. Things like Fruit and Vegetable Posters from WWII, Carnival Posters, Posters featuring numbers or water or ice cream. Great collection.

DownloadFreeVector.com Poster Templates
In either AI or EPS formats, find holiday and general use templates for posters.

Follow the Sun
Browse Australian travel posters from the 1930s-1950s. Organized by destinations, style, artist, and other classifications.

Graphic Design Travel Ephemera
This collection of graphic design features travel posters from the 1920s and 1930s.

GRAPHIC make-overs: Clinica Medica Familiar poster
In this Creative Latitude column view the before & after and re-design analysis of a prescription poster design submitted by designer Calvin Lee.

GRAPHIC make-overs: IDP Education Exhibition poster and flyer
See how designer Catherine (Cat) Wentworth tackled the redesign of this organization poster and flyer. Posted at Creative Latitude.

International Poster Center
Offers a huge collection of posters and poster exhibitions.

Jon C. Allen Interview
Movie poster maker is interviewed. He discusses the role of the movie poster today and briefly describes the movie poster design process.

Movie Posters
Onesheetdesign.com has a portfolio of movie poster design examples. Includes advice on what it takes to get a job designing movie posters.

Poster Presentation
Detailed information from the University of Strathclyde on designing effective posters for presentations.

Rene Wanner's Poster Page
From this page find Web exhibits of posters, poster books, news, and more related to the world of posters.

Research Posters 101
Describes how to design posters for research projects, such as science fairs.

Social Design Notes: posters
The first widely distributed political poster featured a powerful visual message regarding slavery. Did cheap paper and printing play a key role in the end of slavery and other social reforms?

Standard Design Portfolio
Browse one designers portfolio of rock show fliers, handouts, promotional posters, and print ads.

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