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Arabrot Poster - Arabrot, Kortrijk - Bert Lelieur
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Otis Rush Poster - The Fillmore - Wes Wilson
stinkbaitSend stinkbait a message 2006-10-24 13:38:49
  poor richie wrong again. hand lettering is worlds apart from stretching a typeface.

Why are you illustrator types so lazy that you can't hand letter the type you need? You always have to stretch and tweak it to cram it in the composition?

The Fillmore and Armadillo guys did it. Your generation sucks.

Fu Manchu Poster - Stubbs, Austin - Jared Connor
stinkbaitSend stinkbait a message 2006-10-24 13:15:34
  john a said it

High On Fire Poster - The Jinx, Savannah - Richie Goodtimes
stinkbaitSend stinkbait a message 2006-10-24 13:11:54
  Oh, Knucklez...

High On Fire Poster - The Jinx, Savannah - Richie Goodtimes
stinkbaitSend stinkbait a message 2006-10-24 13:09:19
  dutchie if I had to explain you wouldn't understand. You've gone on this rant a million times. You like what you like. You never studied design so explaining why rules have a place in that world will never make sense to you.

Just claim down go with the flow mazn...

High On Fire Poster - The Jinx, Savannah - Richie Goodtimes
stinkbaitSend stinkbait a message 2006-10-24 13:03:58
  "What if something goes against 'the rules' yet is still a kickass poster because it just looks and feels good? "

Then that's awesome. You asked a question and I answered it. Take any design 101 class and you will be told not to stretch type. Based on that criteria this poster fails. We all know that it is a success for a number of other reasons.

Too many variables to pigeonhole any one style on here and say it fails as a poster.

Richie started this shit by saying AA's hold steady poster failed as a ROCK poster. I'm just stating another viewpoint on why his work fails as a design.

High On Fire Poster - The Jinx, Savannah - Richie Goodtimes
stinkbaitSend stinkbait a message 2006-10-24 11:35:51
  I'm totally rippin Factor27 stuff.

High On Fire Poster - The Jinx, Savannah - Richie Goodtimes
stinkbaitSend stinkbait a message 2006-10-24 11:22:44
  piemel 2006-10-24 10:48:07

"peverto... this is what I don't get about you lot:

You say that the type is crap according to 'design or typesetting rules' except not for this poster style...

in other words the typesetting rules are a bunch of fucking bullshit akin to a matsers degree in wankery

something works or it doesnt... there are no rules and your comment about 'it doesnt follow the rules but it works for this style' is just stupid

typesetting rules?

Next thing and you are going to be like Dusty and tell me that Modern Dog makes excellent posters that deserve to be in wankery magazines and win lots of wanking prices"


You said it. you "don't get it" I'm not saying richie fucking off all type rules is a good thing. I personally think it sucks but a precedent has been set that for this type of poster it's acceptable. So I'll cut him some slack on a certain level. the type still blows and doesn't fit design standards. David Carson made the most unreadable magazine ever and people called him a typography genius.

You hate design mags so I won't take up that conversation with you dutchie

High On Fire Poster - The Jinx, Savannah - Richie Goodtimes
stinkbaitSend stinkbait a message 2006-10-24 07:48:04
  people did tell you why AA's poster was good referencing design theory and you dismissed their answers as being "farted out"

Your type does suck if you are talking about basic typesetting rules. it doesn't suck for this style of poster.

You just suck as a general rule but not as much as dutchie and knuckles.

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