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40 Years Of Spoons “Arias + Symphonies” Demands Close Inspection of Canada’s Best Album [part 1]

October marked the 40th anniversary of one of my favorite albums ever released in North America, and quite possibly my favorite Canadian album of all time. Spoons “Arias + Symphonies.” I’ve owned a copy for 40 years now and it’s … Continue reading

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When Titans…Collaborate: Malcolm Garrett + Peter Saville Sleeves [part 3]

[…continued from last post] The last post showed Garrett invited to one of Saville’s regular clients on a job that demanded the highest level of thought and accomplishment. The final example of graphic designers Malcolm Garrett and Peter Saville pairing … Continue reading

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When Titans…Collaborate: Malcolm Garrett + Peter Saville Sleeves [part 2]

[…continued from last post] The last post examined a single that graphic designers Malcolm Garrett and Peter Saville had collaborated on together in 1981 for Duran Duran. Today we’ll examine a more substantial pairing of the two Mancunian designers who … Continue reading

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When Titans…Collaborate: Malcolm Garrett + Peter Saville Sleeves [part 1]

Manchester was a hotbed of musical influence in the Post-Punk musical environment for sure, but if you’re a graphic designer [raises hand] it was even more influential from the same period. While there were titans of sleeve art prior to … Continue reading

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Want List: Fac 461 Volume Catalogs Factory Record Design

Back in 2007 there was a coffee table book devoted to the complete design output of Factory Records called “Factory Records: The Complete Graphic Album,” as published by Thames + Hudson as compiled and written by Matthew Robertson. I put … Continue reading

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Designed By Peter Saville | 1

This gallery contains 15 photos.

Time is short today, Please enjoy a sampling of Peter Saville cover designs!

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Ultravox’s New Album Now Has A Face

Well, that’s not at all what I expected. This cover, within the space of 24 hours, has been hotly discussed on the Ultravox official forum, but I don’t have a presence there, so here are my $0.02 on this phenomenon. … Continue reading

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