Hipgnosis

Hipgnosis Storm ThorgersonThe death of Storm Thorgerson, one of the founders of the Hipgnosis design team, brings an end to over forty years of striking and ground-breaking album sleeves which he and his partner were responsible for. By way of tribute, I’ve put together a selection of their covers which I most remember (or owned) as a teenager. It’s hard to think of another design partnership responsible for so many famous covers. And award yourself a gold star if you can identify the sleeve these two ladies are from…

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About simon robinson

Having worked as a designer mostly in the music industry, and mainly in the reissue sector, I now concentrate on the design and publication of books about popular culture - and even write some of them.
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