LPK Senior Designer James Billiter recently spoke with The New York Times’ Erik Piepenburg about his theatrical poster design for the regional premier of the Off-Broadway hit Tribes. In the article, Billiter discusses his design approach and the challenges of working in a foreign language—the language of sign.
Now playing at the Ensemble Theatre, Tribes is a comedic drama about the conflict between a deaf man and his painstakingly combative, hearing family. It probes the dichotomy between the boundaries of the social clans we reside in and the subtle complexities of language and communication.
Click here to read the article and to see Billiter’s design.