Scott Hansen / ISO50’s New Obama Poster

Eagle-eyed reader Victor just sent me an email letting me know that Scott Hansen, better knows as ISO50 to the design-y types, has the poster he created for Barack Obama on the official Obama site. About a month ago Scott wrote on his blog that the Obama campaign had contacted him to create a poster, just like Shepard Fairey had done previously. He also described on his blog about how crazy this project became. The final file ended up being 2.77 GB, with almost 1000 layers!!! For those of you who aren’t familiar with Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator, a file of that size, with that many layers, is basically unheard of. I deal with digital images all the time, and I cringe at a 200 MB file, let alone almost 3 GB!

I think the poster turned out really amazing, it’s definitely going to be pretty damn popular. The colors are fantastic, and I’m sure there’s a TON of detail that you can’t see in the tiny image above. The poster measures 23″ x 40″, and comes in an edition of 5000, which I don’t think is that many, especially with the size of audience that is probably seeing the image. The poster isn’t officially ready, but you can pre-order it for $70 right now.

I just think it’s rad that all of these ultra-creative folks have stepped up to the plate to really show their support for Obama. It makes me really happy to see them rallying behind Obama and hopefully getting more and more younger voters into voting.


8 Comments Scott Hansen / ISO50’s New Obama Poster

  1. Jon May 23, 2008 at 5:50 PM

    I’ve been really looking forward to seeing this. It’s not even on his blog yet. Being Canadian, I think Obama is the best thing to happen to America in a long time, and this is a great way to support his campaign. I’ll be ordering one next week.

  2. Carlos May 26, 2008 at 8:05 PM

    Obama is a joke.
    hes never going to win the general election.

    i want a democrat in office so bad. its just never going to happen with this guy.

  3. Bobby May 26, 2008 at 8:23 PM

    You make a really good argument, and your positivity is totally uplifting and encouraging… thank god you don’t have any part in politics.

  4. Ryan May 28, 2008 at 3:58 PM

    Scott makes some insane posters over there at ISO50

  5. Chris Carr November 5, 2008 at 1:28 PM

    Is there a way to buy this print? It is amazing.

  6. inYourFace November 6, 2008 at 2:11 PM

    inYourFace Carlos.
    You did it Obama!

  7. Lena November 8, 2008 at 11:12 AM

    I, too, want this poster in print. It is beautiful. Can I get a copy? If so, how?

  8. joy November 19, 2008 at 11:30 AM

    I really would like to have this poster–as art work in my home–how can i get a copy?

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