It has been a little while since I have talked about either album covers or typography, so here’s a shortlist of some covers that I love that feature exclusively typography. They have all been designed in the 2000s.
In my last post, I wrote about Tammy Lakkis’new release and explained how I first heard of her thanks to a mix she did with Shigeto. Since then I thought it would be nice to share some of my favourite mixes. Jeff Garlin’s Blue Note special mix for NTS Radio L.A This is an only […]
Tammy Lakkis is the daughter of Lebanese immigrants. She grew up in Windsor, Ontario and Dearborn Heights, Michigan and is now based in Hamtramck. She is a singer, songwriter, producer, and DJ. Lakkis is also known for her all-hardware sets and singing bilingually in both English and Arabic. I first heard of her last summer […]
Making music is reasonably one of the greatest things you can do. I don’t say that because making music is cool. It sure is, but that doesn’t really matter. Nor do I believe that we start making music for the sake of being famous or being signed on a record label. Of course, being signed […]
The posters showcased today are colourful and typo-centric. Three of them used hand-made style typography, while the two others utilise fonts. Unfortunately, I do not know which fonts. Sometimes, not knowing the answer is good. It shows that we are not a robot or a machine fed by sole knowledge. It shows that even though […]
The last time that I wrote about designing an album cover, I focused on photography. I intended to show how easy it is to design an album cover. Things are going to be a little bit more tricky this time, as I am going to ask you to do something that – perhaps – you […]
Today is the 3rd of March – 3/03 – which is a special day for us techno lovers. It is special because it is the day that we celebrate one of the most popular synthesizers ever made, Roland’s TB-303. It was first released in 1982 and aimed towards guitar players to simulate bass guitars. However, […]