Rocco Malatesta Combines Minimalism with Pop Culture

By: Andrew Robertson - Published: May 14, 2012 • References: malatesta.mysupadupa and coolmaterial
Rocco Malatesta's love for classic cinema is apparent through his portfolio of iconic film posters. The Berlin-based artist creates custom-designed movie posters using pop culture imagery and recognizable motifs to illustrate which film the illustration represents.

Classic film posters such as "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," "Raging Bull" and "Scarface" would make a colorful addition to any film buff's movie collection. Malatesta also includes contemporary films within his impressive portfolio with such modern movies as "Inglorious Basterds" and "The Artist."

The illustrations strike a fine balance between geometric minimalism and pop culture iconography. The color palettes used for each poster is appropriate for the chosen film, creating a design that is simultaneously reflexive and visually captivating. Affordable in price, these posters are a great addition to any home theater setup.