Rationale Design

Rationale provides world-class expertise in design, identity systems, and more across multiple mediums.

Music Poster Series

We’ve collected a series of our concert posters designed for The Fascination Movement and other select artists over the last several years. Each employs a variety of focused visual devices: geometric shapes, primary colors, and strong, simple typography.

The result is set of posters that, in their simplicity, call attention to themselves in the visually cluttered landscape of music promotions.

See them all here.

rationale articles music poster series
rationale articles music poster series
rationale articles music poster series


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