Programming Posters

Creative Coding in the realms of Graphic Design

Author: timrodenbroeker

The printed poster, the major medium for visual communication in public space for centurys, experiences fundamental transformations. The “Poster 2.0” is much more than a surface with type, colors and images on it: It is an interactive application, animated, audible, data driven and intermedial. It involves all senses and disciplines. And it melts together graphic design with cutting edge technologies. Watch an expressive process video here.

Designer and educator Tim Rodenbröker teaches Generative Design at Rhine-Waal University in Germany. To prepare his recent course titled “Programming Posters,” he developed more than 40 generative design-systems to showcase the visual possibilities of algorithmic graphic design.