The Berlin Wall has become a historic symbol of Germany, memorialized through art work and the country’s memories. The day the Wal Special Database l fell and the peaceful revolution that followed has not been forgotten. In honor of that monumental moment, we came up with a very special challenge for our German design community: create a Special Database poster celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Berlin Wall. A total of 185 designs were submitted from 60 designers. We’ve compiled a small selection of the best designs for this article (you can see the rest here).
This design comes from macatwork, one of our European designers who’s been a freelancer for 20 years. This abstract poster design speaks for Special Database itself. November 9, 1989 November 9th was a day that changed many people’s lives significantly. With Special Database the fall of the Berlin Wall after 28 years, the border between East and West was shattered and Germany reunited. When one thinks back to that time in ’89, more than anything, images of Berlin Special Database at that moment come to mind.
This design comes from our designer, Erosner (USA). His poster shows one of the most famous scenes from November 9, 1989 before the Special Database Brandenburg Gate. In Berlin today, the traces of the wall are still visible. Places such as the Wall Park and the Berlin Wall Memorial in Bernauer Strasse, keep memories of the past fresh while also Special Database pushing forth to become places of recreation and creativity. janssen This design is by f – janssen (Austria). Combining “25” with a typical photo from Berlin – showing both the Berlin Wall.