Dublin: The Music Capital

Live music poster for VistitDublin.ie featuring some of the acts playing this summer

DUBLIN - The Music Capital
 
*Winner of a Bronze Bell for 'Typography' at ICAD2015
 
Client: VisitDublin.ie #LoveDublin
 
This was a fairly quick turnaround. Brief came in on the Friday morning, intial rough followed by cleaned-up sketch by Friday evening and sent to Client, approved Monday morning. Artwork fininished and sent to client Wednesday afternoon, minor tweaks and signed-off Thursday afternoon.

Online article featuring some of the live music acts playing in Dublin this summer.
Feat. PORTISHEAD · OUTKAST · BECK · FOALS · ST VINCENT · MASSIVE ATTACK · BOB DYLAN · HAIM · BASTILLE · CHVRCHES · BANKS · JOHN TALABOT · PARQUET COURTS · THE FLAMING LIPS · FLYING LOTUS · TOTALLY ENORMOUS EXTINCT DINOSAURS · TORI AMOS · ELBOW · ARCADE FIRE · KANYE WEST & PHARRELL · THE NATIONAL · ARTIC MONKEYS · PAUL HEATON & JACQUI ABBOT · KING KONG COMPANY · CAVE GHOSTS · FUNERAL SUITS · SHIPS · TU KI · WE CUT CORNERS · GOLDFRAPP · JOHN GRANT · DARKSIDE · OF MONTREAL · THE FIELD
 
Finished artwork - 420x580 mm @ 300dpi - PhotoshopCC - 528 layers
Initial very rough scamp (approx 1hr) for the agency and the much more resolved sketch (2hrs) to show the client
limited colour palette; 3 colours plus an off black and off white
Social object version for Facebook (apparently FB put a max limit of 20% text to ads, hence the lack of band names here:)
DETAILS
Dublin, the Music Capital
I'm a huge fan of John Grant
Tori Amos
Wayne Coyne from the Flaming Lips
Beck and his hat
Alex Turner from the Arctic Monkeys ('Piledriver Waltz' is my current fav song:)
@VisitDublin @SteveSimpson #LoveDublin
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