For many people, a ticket is merely something that allows them entry to an event. But for others it’s so much more. People keep tickets for many different reasons; as a reminder of a favourite concert, a winning game, or to become part of the collage maker’s art.

The art of ticket design is a challenge for any creative; the aim being to heighten people’s excitement towards the event, as well as creating a design so awesome they won’t think of throwing it in the bin. Yet the canvas is a small one, and designing a clear and attractive ticket is often an test of how best to utilise the golden ratio. Here are some fantastic examples of ticket design that do more than simply meet the brief.