The gig poster scene isn’t exactly the best kept secret among music fiends like myself. It is a tradition that started in the 60′s and is still going strong. As a designer, one of the most creative pieces of work you may be asked to do is to design a gig poster. Unlike web sites, logos & apps, gig posters are unique in that they only have minimal design constraints.
Whether you are just having fun or for a client, posters are a great way to experiment with different kinds of design. It’s a big space and there are no folds. If it is for a client, you are usually designing for someone that want something different and edgy. So lets take a look at how some people have designed some posters for concerts and bands.