|Visualizing the Rhythm of Music
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|Songwriters and musicians convey complex emotions through their music, and graphic designers and artists are then faced with the challenge to create complimentary graphics to go with them. Arguably as important as book covers in communicating the vibe of the content, record and CD covers, tour posters, stickers and fan club accessories can transcend mere packaging and become timeless cultural ephemera.
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|Focusing on contemporary designs from today’s most exciting underground and indie music, pop, country, jazz, R&B, Hip Hop, alternative rock and electronica, Musikraphics provides an amazing selection of designs ranging from pure graphics to artists photography, sticker, collage and silk screened art and innovative packaging for vinyl records and mp3s. Sure to inspire graphic artists designing music related packaging and music insiders alike.
|240 pages, Paperback, 8 3/4'' x 9 1/2'' (225 x 240 mm)
200 color illustrations, English
ISBN: 978-988-98229-7-2 $ 39.95
|Contributors from AZ:
Aaron Nieh Worksh.
Radio Prod. Ltd.
desres design group
Graphic Design Studio
Jawa and Midwich
Kai and Sunny
Khaki Creative & Design
Kustaa Saksi (Unit CMA)
No Days Off
Oscar & Ewan
Purple Haze Studio
S E I Z
Sanna Annukka (Big Active)
Takeshi Hamada Office
Flying Graphics) Inc.
Yellow Brain Co., LTD
|Van Hamersveld | Coolhous Studio
|In a career spanning 50 years, John Van Hamersveld has graced such magazines as Rolling Stone, Esquire and Billboard with his illustrations and designed album covers for bands such as The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Grateful Dead, The Beach Boys, Jefferson Airplane, Kiss and Blondie. more...
The Art of Dirty Donny
|‘Dirty’ Donny grew up in Canada; he spent his youth skating, drawing and listening to punk and metal. He got his start designing album covers and posters for underground rock’s best, but became most widely known for his work for rock legends Metallica. more...
|The Early Bird: The Art and Design of Morning Breath
|With strong backgrounds in skateboarding, graffiti art and music packaging design, Morning Breath’s approach speaks directly to a younger audience known as being particularly disdainful of blatant “demographic” marketing and “sell-outs.” The company was nominated for a Grammy Award for “best special music packaging” in 2004. more...