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Music Packaging: Warp 20 Box Set

To commemorate Warp‘s 20th anniversary, they released a deluxe special-edition of music and art, titled Warp20 (Box Set) in a really sleek music packaging. Warp20 comes beautifully packaged in a 10-inch square slipcase wrapped in charcoal Buckram embossed paper with tipped-on gloss-laminated cover photograph, designed by YES, photographed by Dan Holdsworth. It contains a 192-page […]

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CD Packaging: Free Kitten – Inherit

This CD packaging of Free Kitten looks deceptively simple but it’s actually well thought out and the cardboard cd wallet is just the right CD case for this design. The artwork has this stained coffee/ watercolor look that gives it its charm. Artist: Free Kitten Title: Inherit Label: Ecstatic Peace Year: 2008 Designer: Uncredited Chipboard […]

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CD Packaging Essentials

Yes, the CD packaging is meant to protect the disc but it has a bigger role. It can be utilized to create a brand for your band. It can also be used as a great marketing tool. If you have a really creative CD case, people will have something to talk about aside from your […]

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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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Album Cover Copyright: Album Artwork Look-Alikes

An original work is one not received from others nor one copied based on the work of others. It is a work created with a unique style and substance. The truth is there are only very few original ideas. Wray Herbert , in his article published in Scientific American, said that we do not really […]

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CD Packaging: Minute Papillon- Second Language

Minute Papillon is Second Language’s latest and most ambitious curatorial exercise yet. It comprises of 60 one-minute-long tracks purveyed by a pan-global retinue of left-of-centre artists. It is packaged in a deluxe, silver foil blocked jewel box with magnifying glass. The text is so small that it’s painful to read without the use of the […]

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Radiohead’s Deluxe Edition “Newspaper Album” Revealed

Radiohead will release a deluxe edition “Newspaper Album” (not The Universal Sigh) for their latest album, The King of Limbs. It is scheduled to come out on May 9. According to the King of Limbs website, the “newspaper album” contains “two clear 10″ vinyl records in a purpose-built record sleeve,” a digital download, a compact disc, many […]

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Vinyl Record Packaging: Run Hide Survive- Show Off

A 12- Layer screenprint which was included as part of the first Showoff 12″ vinyl record pressing in LA release by Sheffield based production duo RUN HIDE SURVIVE. The 12″ record sleeve is plain white with a central hole that reveals a of colorful spectrum of colors. Pull out the enclosed record to see the […]