Latest Posts from Della Dickerson

Who’s Who in Graphic Design: Secession XIV, Beethoven

Secession XIV, Beethoven was created in 1902 as a poster for the 14th Vienna Secession Exhibition. The poster was made to promote the exhibition but also to honor Ludwig van Beethoven, as that was one of the main factors of that year’s exhibition. The promotion seemed to work because almost sixty-thousand people showed up to…

Who’s Who in Graphic Design: Alfred Roller

Alfred Roller was born in Brno, Czech Republic in 1864 and is a renowned designer who lived during the Art Nouveau period as well as the Secessionist period. He attended the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna. He was also a member of and co-founded the Vienna Secession. The Vienna Secession was an art movement…

The Seven Year Itch (1955)

The Seven Year Itch’s title sequence was designed by Saul Bass, a famous American graphic designer who won Oscars for films as well as title sequences. The title sequence for The Seven Year Itch starts with a single red, vertical rectangle. It is then followed by multiple other rectangles that go to the beat of…

Wild Design

I chose this poster because I think the text is really interesting, and in my studio class we are on the topic of typography. Bauhaus is one of my favorite styles of design and I think that this poster encompasses its unique qualities well. If you look carefully there is a face incorporated into the…