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Grammy Winners for Best Box Sets or Limited Edition Package (1995- present)

The Grammy Award for Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package has been presented since 1995. Here are the winners per year complete with the names of the art directors. The Rise & Fall of Paramount Records, Volume One (2015) Artist: Various Art Directors: Susan Archie, Dean Blackwood & Jack White ______________________________________________________________ Wings Over America […]

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15 CD Box Sets That Look Good on the Shelf

In this age of streaming and downloading, albums have to be really special before people (even avid fans) consider making a purchase. It would be a waste of time and resources if you’re just planning to release your CD in a plain-looking case. Not only would you miss the chance to totally amuse your fans, […]

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CD Packaging: Spinal Tap’s Creative Box Sets

Over a year ago, I featured Spinal Tap’s cardboard cutout packaging for their album Back From the Dead. It was nominated at the Grammy Awards for Best Packaging alongside Sagmeister’s work for Byrne & Eno and four other nominees. Although Sagmeister bagged the trophy, I should say it is equally remarkable. Take a look and you’ll agree: […]

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DVD Packaging: VAN Box Sets

Here are some handsome DVDs that come in Vans. Well, not actual vans because that would be a hell of a lot of DVDs but little ones …like toy vans. I want all of them in my shelf right now! I guess we have to praise them for going the ‘extra mile’. Scooby Doo’s The […]