Double Bill Posters is a self-initiated project by Belgian graphic design couple Sarah Schrauwen & Mathieu Vancamp. They began this collaboration in November 2018 as a method to mix their mutual pursuits (graphic design and film) away from shopper briefs and as an train in fast pondering and doing. It was additionally a good way for them to begin to work collectively as a pair.
In their first yr (November 2018–December 2019) they picked one film every week that they might watch collectively and every design a person poster for. To get the artistic juices flowing inside set boundaries, they got here up with this algorithm: they might spend just one hour on idea and execution, use solely sort and/or illustration, and use not more than three colors.
In their second yr (2020), they created two posters each month for 2 completely different movies in the identical style. One of the movies was latest, the opposite was outdated(er). To get a great international vary, they picked an American/Hollywood film and a overseas film each month. This time round, they designed the posters collectively or edited one another’s designs. The algorithm turned much less strict and so they added extra data to the posters. They additionally had two visitor artists who every made a poster: Pieter Boels and Geert Verbist.
Double Bill Posters is now in its third yr. In 2021 they’re focussing on notable administrators, doing their best to pick out a various group of well-known icons and new expertise from throughout the globe. Every fortnight they create two posters for one director: two ‘double payments’ each month. It is their goal to create mini collection of posters that replicate every director’s fashion, both through the use of the identical design components (fonts, colors, composition, …) and/or through the use of the identical medium to create the design (illustrations, drawings, stills, …).