Graphic Design, Creative Direction and Artwork

Artwork

Artwork and sleeve design for vinyl, cassette, CD, promo, t-shirts, posters...

GLOK - Pattern Recognition

Andy Bell is best-known as the guitarist in venerated shoegazers RIDE but he also records levitational psychedelia mixed with sparkling Balearic as GLOK. The artwork is a futuristic, kaleidoscopic and distorted affair with an overload of colour and shapes. Double LP, cassette, CD and ltd print.

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JARV IS... - Beyond the Pale

Artwork, sleeve design and promo material for Jarvis Cocker on Rough Trade Records. Including Tip-On debosssed gatefold vinyl (glow in the dark!), CD, cassette, tea packaging, jigsaw puzzle, billboards, shop displays, tour posters, badges, t-shirts, stickers, tote bags the lot!

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A Lily - Nocturne Thunder

Using elements of the artwork from the previous album (which used photos taken by the artists father) this new piece layers things and pushes the colours in all sorts of directions. Ltd edition tape and digital for Bytes.

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JARV IS... - Must I Evolve?

Four 12” ltd releases printed on a folded sheet which was slipped inside a clear PVC outer sleeve. The sleeve had the super bright solid pink text printed on it. The image started life as a photo by the artist Andy Holden taken at a JARV IS... gig inside a cave in the Peak District!

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Riton presents Gucci Soundsystem featuring Jarvis Cocker - Let’s Stick Around

No music on a dead planet. Single made to highlight the world’s inability to properly address the climate emergency.

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Takahiro Mukai - Super Annoying

Artwork for a cassette on Ireland’s Fort Evil Fruit label. Using elements of photos taken from the NASA Creative Commons Flickr account.

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Steve Queralt & Michael Smith - Sun Moon Town

12” release on Bytes by Steve Queralt, the drummer for RIDE and writer and film-maker Michael Smith. Also came out on a ltd cassette.

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Frank Kirmann - Madrapour

The album is based on the book of the same name. An out of print German issue of the book from the 70s was sourced and the front cover was reworked and manipulated digitally to get the sweeping vortex of feedback and lines.

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GLOK - Dissident & Dissident Remixed

Vinyl artwork for Bytes for a release by Andy Bell (Ride, Oasis) under his electronic alias GLOK. The artwork shows a sense of time passing using long exposure shots of car headlights, a mesh of light trails and intersecting road markings.

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Minotaur Shock - Orchard

Vinyl artwork for electronic artist and pioneer of folk-tinged electronica Minotaur Shock out on Manchester’s Melodic Records.

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Seagrave - Mix series

Selection of artwork and layout for a series of mixes by artists on the Seagrave label, featured original ink drawings.

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Acid Party Yobs - Central South

First single artwork and logo for decrepit rabble rousers and Orbital remixers the Acid Party Yobs.

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Jordan Stanley - A Cry For The Moon

Artwork manipulation and typography for Jordan Stanley album on Bytes.

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Nucleic Acid Analysis

Art direction and artwork for a series of nine albums for Bristol label Nucleic Acid Analysis.

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Shinya Sugimoto, Jeremy Young with Julia Kent - Total Fiction

12” artwork and photography for Danish art and music label Phinery featuring photos of the Steve McQueen artwork called Weight taken at Reading Goal.

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Somerset House - Invitation

Graphic design and print for special foil blocked invites for a Somerset House charity event. Using original photos taken by artists Iain Forsyth & Jane Pollard.

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