This prize-winning poster celebrating Marshall Josip Broz Tito’s birthday is a redesign of a 1930’s Richard Klein poster (right). NSK (Neue Slowenische Kunst) narrowly escaped imprisonmnet when the original Nazi source became public knowledge.
Less Original: Poster to Commemorate the Day of Yugoslav Youth
Art Direction/Designer: New Collectivism
Client: Socialist Youth League of Slovenia
Featured in a book by Milton Glaser & Mirko Ilic’ titled The Design of Dissent.
Page 4. ISBN: 1-59253-117-2
Plagiarism: The abuse of another’s original work by copying it and passing it off as one’s own. As defined in Alastair Campbell book titled The Designer’s Lexicon. Page: 293 ISBN:0-304-35505-4
A copycat is a person that mimics or repeats the behavior of another. The term is often derogatory, suggesting a lack of originality. The expression may derive from kittens that learned by imitating the behaviors of their mothers. – Wikipedia