Tag Archives: cover art

pink paper hearse

Last year, designer Paul Sahre designed the cover art for a series of singles from They Might Be Giants‘ new album, “Join Us,” and featured a monster-truck style hearse (in pink nonetheless) on one of the four advance singles. To promote the band’s impending 2012 tour, Sahre was asked Continue reading

I Need Nothing

The above music video is more than just that, it’s both an art project and a tribute to the power of album cover design. The video was conceptualized by Portugal-based design shop, C√£oceito, who produce DIY CD packaging in small batches with very interesting results. I Need Nothing warrants multiple viewings as there are plenty of references to Continue reading

Simone Rubi

Salon.com and design blog, Imprint, have posted an excellent case study of graphic designer Simone Rubi and her design process for Feist’s 2007 album, The Reminder. Simone, a designer and musician herself, was flown to Paris to collaborate with Feist
and photographer Mary Rozzi, and together, they researched, experimented and Continue reading

Incubus album art puzzle

On July 12th, Incubus will release their latest album, “If Not Now, When?” To give fans an advance look at their new cover art, the band has created a puzzle that requires codes from several different music sites to remove the pieces. Sites involved in the contest are listed on the Incubus puzzle site. You can also get a head start over at Noisecreep.

Blonde Redhead packaging

Blonde Redhead’s latest release, Penny Sparkle, was given the special-edition treatment by Brooklyn design shop, Triboro Design Solutions. In addition to cover art and packaging, Triboro developed a complete platform of products that successfully share the design aesthetic established by the CD. It’s a great example of how a brand is strengthened by Continue reading

designer Kate Moross

Kate Moross is a 24 year-old designer based in London and has been cranking out geometric goodness for her music label, Isomorph Records, since 2007. Talented in several areas of design, Kate’s portfolio includes logos, magazine covers and websites -
all with a distinctive look and feel that makes her one of the most outstanding
designers I’ve come across in quite some time.