Poster for Call Me By Your Name, the 2017 coming-of-age romantic drama directed by Luca Guadagnino, based on André Aciman's novel of the same name.
Collaboration with designer Chris Clarke.
Poster for The Danish Girl, a biographical drama directed by Tom Hooper, based on the novel by David Ebershoff. The film was inspired by Danish painter Lili Elbe who was one of the first known people to have undergone sex reassignment surgery.
Collaboration with design studio IWANT.
Poster for Paris Is Burning is a documentary directed by Jennie Livingston chronicling the ball culture of New York City in the late 1980’s, and the LGBTQI+ communities involved in this.
Collaboration with design studio Polytechnic.
The project ‘Alternative Series’ is a collaborative project, teaming up with three design studios – iWant Design, Polytechnic and Chris Clarke – to celebrate three films exploring gender, sexuality and self expression, stories otherwise largely untold in mainstream film.
The series reimagines three film posters in a thoughtful and collaborative way, examining the themes and moods prevalent in the stories and cinematography. Hyperreal style of illustration is paired with carefully considered typographic design in response to the films, the process in many ways different to the usual illustration commissioning dynamic between designer and illustrator. The result is a product of true creative collaboration, with different approaches and perspectives coming together to create something unexpected.
The films have been selected because of the stories they tell relating to LGBTQI+ experiences, and their focus on inclusivity and diversity. Every decision made was influenced heavily by the themes and mood of the films, from typeface to composition and texture.
The project can be seen in full on editorial platform &Wherefore, including behind the scenes shots and interviews about the creative process and decisions behind the creation of the posters.