Given the Vintage theme, the first word that popped into my mind was pearls. To me, pearls have always had a timeless but antique feel. With that I started thinking of more words that related to vintage in my mind. I created a mental word map and found myself throwing out airplane, bicycle, cameras, lights, film, radio, etc.. I immediately started to imagine silhouettes and muted colors.
Some how the idea of putting it into a band poster came to mind. I first started sketching how the title would be, I then started filling in the background objects. I didn’t want my design to be complicated, I wanted a clean simple design, one that wouldn’t be too busy or compete with other elements. I went through keeping the idea of a silhouettes while making the objects in Adobe Illustrator.
Here is my finished result: