Poster’d is an internal project we set ourselves a year ago:
• design a poster of each month’s most notable event/s
• keep it surprisingly obvious.
From light-hearted to heartfelt, they recall another year passed.
We hope you remember them well.
BB8 becomes the hottest selling toy this Christmas as The Force Awakens brings the magic back to the Star Wars franchise.
January 2016 1/2
David Bowie, 1946–2016
A condition called anisocoria (an unequal size of the eyes’ pupils) gave David Bowie’s eyes the illusion of a difference in colour.
January 2016 2/2
New York is one of eleven states to declare a state of emergency as up to 91cm of snow buries parts of the Mid‑Atlantic and Northeast United States.
Chinese New Year
(of the Monkey)
March 2016 1/3
Maria Sharapova is banned for up to four years after failing drug tests at The Australian Open.
March 2016 2/3
35 killed (including the three perpetrators). 300+ injured.
March 2016 3/3
George Martin, 1926–2016
The man – who signed an unknown Liverpool band and went on to produce them – acknowledged by many, including Paul McCartney, to be most deserving of the ‘Fifth Beatle’ moniker.
April 2016 1/2
The purple reign ends
April 2016 2/2
11.5 million leaked documents (the ‘Panama Papers’) reveal how wealthy individuals and public officials have kept personal financial information private, many for illegal purposes, including fraud, kleptocracy, tax evasion, and evading international sanctions.
June 2016 1/2
Muhammad Ali, 1942–2016
June 2016 2/2
Britain leaves Europe
hits the streets.
Australia’s first online census crashes as millions of households attempt to log in on deadline night.
Within three months of announcing a ban on the greyhound racing industry in his state, New South Wales Premier Mike Baird spectacularly reverses that decision.
Trumped at her own game
What will 2017 bring?
We’ll keep you Poster’d.
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