Tag Archives: Hipgnosis

it isn’t pink, it’s magenta

Only designers would quibble over such things in a book on album sleeves, and this book tackles the complete early output of the famous Charisma label (their words not mine, part of their original logo!). Some great sleeves well photographed … Continue reading

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Another lesser known Hipgnosis cover, this one from 1979 for Airwaves. Did it provide an idea for the next Led Zeppelin sleeve?

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The 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 … Continue reading

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Hipgnosis design UFO

A striking live album design from one of the premier design groups for the rock band UFO is discussed in this page posting.

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