Week 5 B -Graphics, Typography & Package Design

Week Ten Graphics, Typography & Package Design

10. Various Posters & Illustrations

10.4. Malkins Coffee Poster, Vancouver, British Columbia, c. 1950

Silk Screened Point of Purchase

Sweetpeas are incorporated with a package of Malkin's Coffee in this 1950s silk screened poster.

Sign-makers would use the medium of screen-printing to create multiples, much less expensive than lithogrpahic prints for smaller production numbers.

"Sign-painters" or "sign-makers" would, many time be skilled typographers capable of fine hand lettering and illustration. Many sign painters would learn their skills by apprenticing with lettering experts. Eventually, sign-painters, letterers and other concerned with signage would study graphic design and typography.