Peter Strain's Hand-Lettered Typography Takes Poster Form

By: Alyson Wyers - Mar 6, 2015
References: peterstrain & designtaxi
These hand-lettered typography posters are a must see if you are a fan of illustration. Based in Ireland, illustrator Peter Strain designs all kinds of eye-catching posters that brilliantly use typography. Often focusing on pop culture subject matter like movies and music, the works of art can be viewed on the award-winning artist's website.

Strain's hand-lettered typography includes portraits of Oscar nominated films like Uma Thurman in Pulp Fiction, Michael Keaton in Birdman and Ralph Fiennes in The Grand Budapest Hotel. References to Fargo and Good Call Saul are also made. Strain is clearly a fan of Wes Anderson's work, as evidenced by posters for The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, Rushmore and Moonrise Kingdom also present.