Culture Counts: UNESCO poster competition

Competition Details

Boston, USA in Suzhou, China

by rbd


The objective of the design was to compare and contrast the Western and Eastern cities of Boston and Suzhou by taking a closer look at these two cities’ personalities. The final design comprised a variety of imagery that included a famous Chinese water township, expressive typography, postcard images, statues and architecture of Boston, and Chinese calligraphy.

The solution combined Eastern and Western imagery with English text and Chinese calligraphy to form a unique and unusual juxtaposition of design elements.