Belgian designer Kristof Luyckx
recently made six short videos as interstitials between lectures at the Beyonderground graphic festival
. They are covers of famous songs, as sung by a cast of bizarre, colorful and very calm monsters. You can see all six at his site
, or on Vimeo: [more inside]
of Blue Note jazz album covers.
is a collection of the best-designed finds from The Wire
's mailbag. (via thingsmagazine
New York graphic designer Mike Joyce
takes vintage flyers from punk, hardcore and indie rock shows and redesigns them "into international typographic style posters. Each poster is sized to the standard swiss kiosk dimensions of 35.5 inches wide by 50 inches high and set in berthold akzidenz grotesk medium, all lowercase. Every single one of these shows actually happened."
“Blue Monday” Owners’ Club
Photos of actual original “Blue Monday” sleeves (Peter Saville die-cut design) as brandished by their owners. Also You Are There!
photos of searching for “Blue Monday” in the wild and finding it. (Creaky old frame-based site)
Matthew Ingram at Stylus pontificates various band logos,
revealing some secret origins and offering some perspectives on consistency and cultural signifiers built into them.
Does this design trend
remind anyone else of Autechre album cover art
circa 1997? See also [ dform
], [ ngin
], and the mother of them all [ vir2l