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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 Ideas You Must Try!

CD packaging ideas? Or are you working on tons of album art day in and day out that you’re creative juices are about to run out? I hear you. It’s tough. Working with the same materials and way too similar concepts for ages will eventually leave your brain cells dry. This is not good for […]

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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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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 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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CD Manufacturing: Choosing Colors and Formats- do it right from the start!

The formats and color requirements of the logos and graphics you use on your CD artwork, websites, albums, T-shirts, and posters can vary significantly. As anyone who has tried to do a run of CD covers or has prepared graphic artwork for T-shirts can tell you, you can waste a lot of time adjusting images […]