Thursday, January 26, 2017

Happy Birthday to Sci-Fi Classic Babylon 5

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Babylon 5 first hit the air on this day, January 26th, 1994, making it 23 years young. The J. Michael Straczynski masterpiece held fans captivated for 5 seasons with over 100 episodes and six additional […]

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Funnie the Delivery Bot Can Fetch Pizza and Beer

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What’s better than ordering snacks, pizza, and beer? I can personally think of several things better than beer (or alcohol for that matter), but if it’s beer and pizza you want without having […]

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Upcoming Futuristic Michael Bay Movie Has the Worst Description Ever

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I thought science fiction was having a mainstream resurgence, so why does Michael Bay have to go and ruin it? Okay, so it may not be Bay himself, but it’s whoever is working […]

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Dear Roguelikes, It’s Not You, It’s Me

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Everyone loves this genre but me, and that’s okay.

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10 Love-Infused Valentine Day Posters


Feel the love in the air with these Valentine’s day poster ideas. Each poster sends out a message by using a wide variety of visual tools. Let’s see what we can learn from these ten examples.

#1: Play Around With Typography

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Created by: Ryan MacDonald

Found on: Behance

The Valentine’s day poster design of the UK-based designer Ryan MacDonald is an example of how typography can be used to creatively reshape the design. The little heart elements found in some of the letters and numbers give this design a playful look.

#2: Create a Depth of Field with Different Elements

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Created by: Petruse Daniel

Found on: Behance

This LA creative has combined a simple set of elements in a way that gives the design a feeling of depth. The layer arrangement of the heart balloons, the white frame, and the heading give the poster a 3D-like appearance. This modern Valentine’s day poster uses straight lines, a clean background, and modern typography which all combined give a minimalist look.

#3: Make it Pop With a Dark Background

Valentine's Day Movie Poster

Found on: IMP Awards

As a typical romantic movie poster, this one uses card design to display all the important characters in the story by symbolically wrapping them up into a heart-shaped frame. The dark background allows the colors to pop and gives the poster a luxury feel.

#4: Use Humor to Grab The Viewers Attention

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Valentine’s Day promotion posters for the Heineken brand.

Created by: Dawoud Thiong’o

Found on: Behance

Heineken’s advertisement design always manage to grab the viewer’s attention and this one is not an exclusion. Who says a good beer can’t replace the oh-so-popular chocolate box as Valentine’s day present? The message is simple and uses humor in a relatable and personable manner to make an impression.

#5: Create a Romantic Collage

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Found on: Lefant Cafe

This gorgeous Valentine’s day collage combines uses vintage collage elements and clip art to create a romantic Parisian design. The beautifully mixed elements and textures used in this collage remind of an old scrapbook or girly diary and create a charming and sentimental design.

#6: Design a Vintage Valentine’s Day Poster

Vintage Valentine's Day Poster

Found on: Manchester Finest

The vintage style has been among the top design choices for years. It has a certain romantic feel that perfectly matches the spirit of Valentine’s day. In this Valentine’s day poster, the rough stained paper and grungy element textures give the poster a vintage appearance. The pink and purple tones are used to additionally highlight the romantic style of the poster.

#7: Use Saturated Colors to Make an Impression

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Created by: BigWeek

Found on: Graphics River

The high-quality imagery and textures used in this Valentine’s day poster make it one of the best on the market. Yet, one thing that grabs the viewer’s attention is the increased color saturation of the high-resolution graphics. Of course, putting a blank electric red background won’t work on its own. The elements’ positioning is another factor that makes this design so beautiful.

#8: Create Your Own Type With Line Art

Line art Valentine's day poster

Created by: Pinterest

Found on: The Pinterest Blog

Pinterest has created a gorgeous Valentine’s poster by using simple line art. What makes this poster design idea truly stand out is the creative typography that can be spotted in the light bulbs. The message is carried out in a simple way and puts the brand in a central position.

#9: Create a Better Accent With a Monochromatic Design

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Created by: isoarts on Behance

Found on: The Are Hunters

This Valentine’s day poster idea is so simple, yet, so incredibly pretty. The decision of the isoarts team to use only monochromatic gradients and vector shapes has worked out perfectly. The red heart easily stands out from the rest of the monochromatic elements.

#10: Be Provocative

Provocative Valentine's Day Poster

Created by: inoginta on Behance

Found on: Awwwards

If nothing else works, you can always go with a provocative design. This Valentine’s day poster combines minimalist and vintage elements with contrasting colors and uses a provocative message to make an impression on the viewers.

Get more Valentine’s day design inspiration:

10 Clever Valentine’s Day Ad Designs

30 Passionate Valentine’s Day Graphics & Illustrations

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What the Hell is Going on With the Flash Movie?

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The DC Films are and have been wracked with problems. In terms of upcoming projects, few are more worrying than The Flash, which has gone through multiple directors and doesn’t even have a […]

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Updated Cast Details of Stranger Things’ Second Season

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The first season of Stranger Things had a largely unknown cast, but some famous faces, such as Matthew Modine and Winona Ryder, were peppered in to add even more to the 1980s nostalgia […]

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Geek deals: Four-course machine learning and AI for business bundle for $39

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Are you considering getting into the field of machine learning and artificial intelligence? For a limited time, StackSocial is offering up a massive discount on four classes that are designed to help you […]

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Mario Kart’s Rainbow Road Gets Remade in Halo 5

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Halo 5: Guardians may have gotten a mixed reception from gamers and journalists, but almost all can agree that its Forge Mode was brilliant. Available on both Xbox One and PC, Forge Mode […]

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The Magic-Flight Launch Box Is a Capable Vape but Nothing Fancy

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Magic-Flight’s Launch Box has an air of light-hearted braggadocio to it. Its name alone keenly hints at its purpose, and the packaging is covered in proprietary symbols, suggesting that, upon ordering the vape, […]

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5 Reasons to be Excited for Mass Effect Andromeda…And a New Trailer

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The Mass Effect franchise debuted last-gen and quickly made it into my top three series of all time. As odd as this may sound, it was the Star Trek game I always wanted […]

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In One Week We Have Been Given a New Logan Trailer and Poster…Both Are Amazing

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Fox has just released the first official trailer for the third Wolverine movie, simply titled “Logan.” Those who may not be familiar with comics could say this movie has the look and feel […]

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Square Enix is Making an Avengers Game

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The House of Ideas and the House of Prompto assemble.

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The Magicians Season Two Premiere is Mostly Setup, but It’s Enjoyable Setup

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Syfy’s self-aware, mildly campy take on Lev Grossman’s novels returned for a second season last night. It’s one of those situations where the added camp is a welcome change from the source material. […]

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Amazing News For Moonies: A New Show, Game Crossover, and More

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If you’re a Sailor Moon fan, you’ve got several reasons to be excited today. I’m going to tell you about three, which will most likely all branch off into even more reasons to […]

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