Designer: Shepard Fairey
Purpose: Presidential Election, Barack Obama v. John McCain
Year: 2008

Shepard Fairey designed this now iconic poster after a suggestion from publicist, Yosi Sergant. Even though the design was created independently, it still had the approval of the Obama campaign. Fairey and Sergant claim to have printed 300,000 posters and 1,000,000 stickers. As we know, Obama went on to win this election.