Classic movie posters (opens in new tab) for the likes of Pulp Fiction, A Clockwork Orange and Batman have become as iconic as the films themselves. But hitting the right buttons in terms of everything from illustration (opens in new tab) to logo design (opens in new tab) and typography (opens in new tab) isn't easy. And there are usually many, many attempts on the way to the perfect design.
These rejected drafts give us a rare glimpse into the process of designing movie posters, which see some titles going through 20 to 30 versions before a final design is chosen.
They were mainly designed by veteran graphic designer Bill Gold (opens in new tab), an artist who worked for Warner Brothers for over 70 years, creating over 2,000 posters for movies of every genre. Whether or not you feel these drafts would have worked, seeing these unpublished creations offers a fascinating insight into the movie poster process...
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