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Album Artwork Parody: Whipped Cream and Other Delights

This is the very popular cover of Herp Alpert’s album, Whipped Cream and Other Delights.  I find the cover quite tacky and awkward but I dunno… it may be one of the sexiest album covers in the sixties. Whether people find it tacky,funny, sexy, or sweet, there’s no doubt that it gathered a lot of […]

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CD Packaging Concept: MVSICA

The CD packaging concept of MVSICA is something else! It looks like a basic packaging from a convenience store and that’s exactly because it should look like one. It is a scratch-off card, after all. It’s definitely another CD packaging we can add to our highly entertaining albums list. This limited edition packaging for the […]

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CD Packaging Design: Keramick and Lobo- The Braille

Artist: Keramick & Lobo Album: The Braille Label: Exogenic Breaks Year: 2009 Designer: Antti Heikkinen Antti Heikkinen created this clean and playful CD packaging design for Keramick & Lobo, an electroacoustic band from Helsinki, Finland. “The wonderful electroacoustic band Keramick & Lobo released their second album “The Braille” in August 2009. I designed their visual […]

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CD Packaging: Girl Echo Suns Veils- lovesliescrushing

Artist:lovesliescrushing Album: Girl Echo Suns Veils Label: Projekt Year: 2010 Designer: Scott Cortez Lovesliescrushing’s music creates foreboding feelings of danger, desperation,nostalgia, cheerlessness…and these feelings are translated well in the album packaging of their latest album, Girl Echo Suns Veils. The Special Edition packaging is a hand-made wooden box with a slip door opening. It is […]

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CD Packaging: Pat Metheny Group- Imaginary Day

Artist: Pat Metheny Group Album: Imaginary Day Label: Warner Bros Year: 2007 Designer: Sagmeister, Inc. _______________________________________________________________________________ Here’s another highly entertaining album art by the CD cover guru, Stefan Sagmeister. The guy surely has compassion for the bored people like me who are tired of seeing the same old album covers. Thank you, Stefan! This is […]

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Band Promotion: Put Some Thought Into Your Sticker Designs

Rolling Stones where they need not put their names in their stickers. Make it simple and readable like Panic at the Disco’s. I also do not suggest that you use acronyms like Dave Matthews Band (DMB), or Broken Social Scene (BSS) unless you’re really, really known for that. You can give your band stickers during […]

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Indie Filmmakers: Tips for a Successful Kickstarter Project

Kickstarter gives hope to indie filmmakers who have no cash to spare for their passion. You just pitch your concept and ask funds from people around the globe who see the potential of your film. But it’s not that easy. First, Kickstarter has a deadline for every project and second, there are lots of interesting […]

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CD Packaging of the Week: Sigur Ros- ()

Sigur Ros, but the artwork is too wonderful that people purchase it just for the artwork alone (not that their music is bad). Just like the music of Sigur Ros, the album packaging has this icy, distant, removed feel. Kind of transports you to Iceland or on top of an iceberg. Brrr. Artist: Sigur Rós […]

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Merch Inspiration: Here! Sod- Air Asia Tee

Here! Sod and Prompt Design made aircraft-like T-Shirt packaging which its surprisingly ‘red wings’ that actually is a cloth hanger makes outstanding identity to Air Asia. This fresh idea of Here! Sod T-Shirt had won Gold Award from Pentawards. From fresh idea of Here! Sod brand, introducing T-Shirt that makes fame from different angles by […]