In much the way that the CD replaced the album, the poster has waned as a messaging vehicle. The poster has now become a postcard and e-mail blast, leaving many to long for the lost age when posters were not only major promotional vehicles, but also artwork worthy of framing.Some of the world's best designers couldn't stand idle while the poster fell by the wayside. They turned to the poster for personal expression and as an outlet from more restrictive mediums.This book showcases their breathtaking artwork, which has proven that the poster can still serve as a worthy communications tool, and in doing so, has brought the poster back to prominence. New Masters of Poster Design is a compilation of some of the world's finest new work.
John Foster's posters have been featured in every major design publication and in numerous books. His clients have included MGM, Coca-Cola, AOL and Hilton to FX, National Geographic, and The National Zoo. He lives in Alexandria, Virginia.