We're right in the thick of awards show season, so what better time to talk about movies, television, and the artwork inspired by them? Movie posters and prints have always been a hot commodity, and one of the most common categories of things people come looking to custom frame. With this in mind, we wanted to curate a little list of some of our favorite places to shop for them online.
Image source: Mondo (Artists: Matt Ryan Tobin, Oliver Barrett)
If you’re interested in scoring a limited edition poster or print dedicated to your favorite show or movie, you’re definitely going to want to check out Mondo. At any given time, they have a small, curated collection of posters for sale, along with other items such as vinyl records (we can frame any record!) and t-shirts. Mondo also gives love to small independent projects like Rakka (poster above), a short sci-fi film released on YouTube -- so if you're looking for something obscure or even a blockbuster hit like Beauty and the Beast, Mondo is a good place to start.
Image source: Fred Birchal Collection
Looking for a different take on movie posters? Fred Birchal recreates the some of the most visually recognizable elements from popular films and TV shows like Breaking Bad, Star Wars and Back to the Future, just to name a few. His pieces are eye-catching without being busy, and just a really unique way to pay homage to your favorite movies. Check out the hundreds of iconic outfits, architecture and automobiles from your favorite movies and shows -- let's see how many you can instantly recognize. All prints are beautifully custom framed and ready to hang out of the box!
Image source: Bottleneck Gallery (Artists: Florian Bertmer, Lee Garbett)
Home to a rotating collection of limited edition prints based on popular films and television, Bottleneck is another amazing place to check when on the hunt for that perfect piece for your wall, like the Rick & Morty or Batman posters above. You can sort by available releases, so you won't have to wade through a sea of 'sold outs', and if you're looking for work by a specific artist, you can search that way, too. Bottleneck has a great selection, but the nature of limited edition prints is that they tend to sell out quickly, so check back often to make sure you get a piece of the pie.
Image source: Chungkong
This designer, who's based in the Netherlands, has created an impressive collection of minimalist movie posters. He's fairly prolific across some popular art websites, so you may have come across his work before without even knowing it. Minimalism is a far reaching trend, but whether or not you fully ascribe to this particular lifestyle, we can probably all agree that it makes for some seriously cool posters.
Trending: Black Panther
Of course, we can't talk movies without giving a due nod to current pop culture phenom The Black Panther. Here are a few posters/prints we came across (and love), and where to get your own:
Top: Dave Perillo (Grey Matter Art)
Bottom Left: Agoes Design (Society 6)
Bottom Right: J2Artist (Etsy)
We love introducing people to new sources for browsing and acquiring artwork! If you'd like recommendations on where to look for a specific poster/print, or just want framing recommendations for a piece you already have, feel free to get in touch with us via the blue chat bubble on the bottom right of the screen.