POST 5: MUSIC GRAPHICS

“Graphic design will save the world right after rock and roll does.”

David Carson

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Seventy years ago, 23 year old designer, ALEX STEINWESS convinced Columbia’s suits to create the first true album cover. Until then, 78s were sold in generic sleeves.

Please notice that there is the word “smash” on the cover. Below are a list of contributing designers who have made the album cover the art form it is today. Please choose one and make a post of 300 words, 6 images with 6 links

Peter Max, Peter Blake, Jamie Hewlett, Alex Trochut, Andy Warhol, Tom Tomorrow, Ron English, Leif Podhajsky, Tom Walker, Jamie Reid, Storm Thorgerson, Stanley Donwood, Giger, Malcolm Garrett, Alex Grey, Roger Dean, Airside, Hort, Sanna-Annukka, Idris Khan, Jonathan Zawada, Debaser, Peter Saville, Stefan Sagmeister, David Carson, Frank Kozic, Vaughan Oliver, Hypnosis, Shepard Fairey, Mark Ryden

Jamie Hewlett, Alex Trochut, Andy Warhol, Tom Tomorrow, Ron English, Leif Podhajsky, Tom Walker, Jamie Reid, Storm Thorgerson, Stanley Donwood, Giger, Malcolm Garrett, Alex Grey, Roger Dean, Airside, Hort, Sanna-Annukka, Idris Khan, Jonathan Zawada, Debaser, Peter Saville, Stefan Sagmeister, David Carson, Frank Kozic, Vaughan Oliver, Hypnosis, Shepard Fairey, Mark Ryden, Jonathon Barnbrook

http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/08/03/35-beautiful-music-album-covers/
http://sleevage.com/

STORM THORGENSON

LEIF PODHAJSKY

STANLEY DONWOOD

·       http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=13bFfcqbD9g

MALCOLM GARRETT

·       https://vimeo.com/47648864

ALEX GREY

·       http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=irMMSWWcyqI

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ROGER DEAN

AIRSIDE

HORT

JONATHAN ZAWADA

PETER SAVILLE

STEFAN_SAGMEISTER

SHEPARD FAIREY

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