Calm the Ham's Minimalist Film Posters Use Clever Symbolism to Convey Plotlines

By: Alyson Wyers - Published: Jun 26, 2014 • References: calmtheham & designtaxi
These beautiful minimalist film posters symbolize famous movies using emblematic motifs. Available for purchase from architect and design studio Calm the Ham, the prints were inspired by a love of movies, art and design. Instead of promotional material, these posters are artistic representations of what they consider to be must-see cinematic works.

The minimalist film posters use simple designs and a symbolic image or phrase. This brilliant and striking collection condenses entire plots into one clever visual. Representing a character, object or scene, motifs include Hannibal Lector's mask, Ferris Bueller's car and flying bicycles from ET.

Currently there are 21 prints available for you to view, or buy to decorate your home. If you are a pop culture fan, they are not to be missed. Stats for Movie Motif Prints Trending: Older & Average
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