Poster Annual Submission Spotlight:
California Designers

CALI IDesigner: Sharyn Belkin Locke                                           Agency: Cold Open 

New York Designer Sharyn Belkin Locke – Paul Mitchell Posters

Sharyn Belkin Locke’s recent submission to the Poster Annual 2015, “Paul Mitchell Posters,” is a stunning and sophisticated advertisement for Paul Mitchell’s latest line of hair products, through John Paul Mitchell Systems. Additional California Design and Advertising firms that have contributed to Graphis include Butler, Shine, Stern & Partners, Craig-Teerlink Design, 
Michael Schwab Studio, The Refinery, Chico Creative Services, Cold Open, Apple, 
Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, omdr Co., Ltd., Studio Hinrichs and Craig Frazier Studio. Graphis Masters from California include James A. Cross, Michael Cronan,
Michael Vanderbyl
 and Kit Hinrichs, etc., etc, etc.

CALI IIAgency: Cold Open                                                        Designer: Michael Schwab   

Locke is a new Graphis contributor. Her “Paul Mitchell Posters” were created to elevate the Paul Mitchell brand imagery with sophisticated and minimalist photography designed to inspire women looking for a new look. The photography highlights the natural movement, texture and fluidity of hair on a diverse range of models and hair types, Locke explained to Graphis.  

For further inspiration from California Designers, check out Graphis Issue 342, which features an article by Christopher Mount about the design aficionado Michael Vanderbyl. Also, check out Graphis Issue 352, which features an article about California architect and Designer, Barton Myers, by Michael Webb.

The poster competition features the most compelling and influential design of the year. Gold and Platinum awards, along with winning entries, will be published in the Poster Annual 2015. Submit your own work to the Poster Annual 2015 competition here.

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