08. A Prairie Home Companion
When graphic design student Richard Roche bought his fiancee tickets to a live performance of radio variety show A Prairie Home Companion for Christmas, he wanted to hand her something prettier than a PDF ticketmaster print out. So he designed this fake, but much prettier ticket for her to discover on Xmas day.
09. Triumph of the Ordinary
Graphic designer Emma Frischmuth worked on the concept for these cool, old-school ticket designs for a hypothetical film festival, Triumph of the Ordinary, featuring the films of Joel & Ethan Coen. Ticket designs feature details of showings to some of the Coen brother's best-loved films, such as No Country for Old Men, Fargo, and The Big Lebowski.
10. Bauhaus exhibition
This elegant ticket design was created by Bachelor of Arts student Henning Humml back in 2009. The designer developed the simple yet effective design for the '90 Jahre Bauhaus, Weimar' exhibition in Berlin. Tickets features the event logo clearly to the right, with names of artists covered in the exhibition displayed to the left.
11. MMM Ticket
These tickets are some of our favourite designs. Playful and eye-catching, these posters were infact created for a campaign for ticket sales service in shopping centers managed by MMM Portugal. Designer Raul Reis worked on the advertising project, creating ticket that included a clown and tiger design.
12. First Class
Martyna Wędzicka is a graphic design student at the Academy of Fine Arts in Gdansk. And the lady behind this beautiful ticket design for a student project to create a visual identity for a travel company. Featuring a clean layout, vibrant colours and stylish photography, we'd definitely keep this ticket as a souvenir. sea and air.
13. Placido Domingo
Now here's a ticket design that has had a serious amount of time and work go into its development. Designer Aleksy Belyalov created this concept for a opera singer Placido Domingo concert. The sophisticated design features three seperate sections; an envelope, the ticket itself and tracing-paper with your designated seat number.
Many ticket designs use bold typography to grab people's attention. And so does this awesome Monophone event design by Randy Raharja. But it also features some brilliant illustrations of various musical instruments, which immediately attract your eye. This ticket design leaves you in no doubt that music is the theme of this event.
15. Golden Ticket
A little bit different, this golden ticket design was created for a radio station campaign. Selling these tickets, people had the chance to win a selection of prizes. The luxury designs featured a gold foil scratch panel on the reverse, which, when removed, displayed whether or not the lucky recipient was a winner.
Words: Kerrie Hughes
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