We certainly all agree that the most important thing about an album record is the music. Nevertheless, a nice cover artwork makes an album so much more enjoyable. Moreover, a good design will also help when it comes to selling the disc – a dull cover won’t stand out among the thousands of other albums one can find in a record store or on iTunes. Lastly, a good cover nearly always manages to combine typography (the band’s and the record’s name) and a photography or an illustration very effectively.

These three key elements – adding value to a product, gaining the customers attention with outstanding design, and uniting typography with photography/illustrations – are the main reason why album cover artworks are the perfect inspiration source for every designer. If your design manages to do well at all three aspects, you can be almost sure that it will work.

 

MUSE – The 2nd Law

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Phoenix – Bankrupt!

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Justin Timberlake – The 20/20 Experience

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Jimmy Eat World – Damage

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Sigur Rós – Kveikur

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Camera Obscura – Desire Line

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Mac Miller – Watching Movies with the Sound off

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Prodigy & Alchemist – Albert Einstein

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Deafheaven – Sunbather

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The Dillinger Escape Plan – One of us is the killer

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Classixx – Hanging Gardens

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Mount Kimbie – Cold Spring Fault Less Youth

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The Front Bottoms – Talon of the Hawk

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Pete Holmes – Nice Try, The Devil

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Depeche Mode – Delta Machine

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David Crowder + band – All this for a King

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Jessie Ware – Devotion

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30 Seconds To Mars – Love Lust Faith + Dreams

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The National – Trouble Will Find Me

Print

 

Spacehog – As it is on earth

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Jamie Lidell – Jamie Lidell

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The Game – Jesus Piece

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The Boxer Rebellion – Promises

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Darkstar – News from Nowhere

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Ghost Poet – Some Say I So I Say Light

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About Jessica M

Jessica M has written 7 post on web design mash.

I live, eat and breath #design, leader of the @brandsix design team, I am able to complete any #design project from web design, graphic design to print media.



One Response

  1. John Walker
    Jul 03, 2013 - 06:05 AM

    Muse against Prodigy it is? 🙂

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