Cover Art by: New Music Graphics

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Laurence King, 2008 - Design - 319 pages
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The album cover is a subject of perennial interest among graphic designers. Sleeve design remains a popular subject for college projects, and many young working designers aspire to design for the music industry. Revealing state-of-the-art contemporary music graphics, Cover Art By: is packed with more than 400 examples of sleeve art. As well as CD and album covers, the insides of CD booklets and the backs of vinyl sleeves are shown.
The book opens with an in-depth essay reviewing the current scene, then focuses on the work of 30 international designers/labels who are the most influential in the field, making this a must-have for designers and students, as well as music industry professionals and fans.

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ADRIAN SHAUGHNESSY is a self-taught graphic designer, writer and editor. He co-founded the London-based music design company Intro in 1989. He is the author of How to be a Graphic Designer Without Losing Your Soul and Look at This: Contemporary Brochures, Catalogues & Documents.

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