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Radiohead

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'A Moon Shaped Pool' Tour Poster

Abstract

Poster design concept for Radiohead's A Moon Shaped Pool Tour (2016). 

Blending the physical and organic, with digital and structured imagery, this poster represents the bands layered traditional analog instruments with electronic compositions, creating a harmoniously atmospheric experience. The initial idea started with photographing cooked animal fats left to render and coagulate, then distorting and cropping to a celestial composition. This served as an “analog” component.

A custom typeface was designed under rigid structural parameters: each letter must fit into a 3-unit by 5-unit space—which is the absolute minimum cell structure I could achieve without completely losing legibility of the letterforms. They serve as a digital distillation of language. The entire typographic composition mimics much of the clutter of the organic form, despite being completely structured.

 
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