Monday, 28 December 2009

We need a change

When I first saw the OBEY campaign posters for president (senator at the time) Obama I was really impressed by the clean, stylistic approach of them. It seems that most candidates can get some aging rock stars and actors to back their cause these days but what they should really want is someone like Shepard Fairey of OBEY making an instantly recognisable and more importantly, cool, poster campaigns. With a simple colourway, clean, prophetic typography and a link to a world famous designer they couldn't fail. Here are the posters for anyone who hasn't seen them before.

And here is my version. Whereas America needed to change to Obama, we need to change from Gordan....

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