Tag Archives: record sleeve

Strange To Your Ears?

Another monochrome cover following on from the White Noise sleeve. Frustratingly the designer of this unusual audio album cover is not given, although I suspect they did sign the art off on the front – but poor cropping means this … Continue reading

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All wrapped up

I have shown some home made sleeves on the site before, but did enjoy this 7″ sleeve made from Christmas wrapping paper which I turned up. I would guess at a late 1970s design, using retro style art. All held … Continue reading

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The comfortable depths of your own armchair

  Two more vintage 78 shop sleeves from charity shop finds. It is to me remarkable that 100 years after these were first sold they are still sometimes turning up, and as these two were in almost mint condition I … Continue reading

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Vaughan Oliver

The death of Vaughan Oliver, one half of design partnership 23 Envelope, was announced over the Christmas holiday period.  For anyone interested in vinyl sleeve art, Oliver’s name would be impossible to ignore and it seems wrong to be losing … Continue reading

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Binn’s department store

I kind of assumed Binn’s department stores must have sold gramophone players and records at some time, but this is the first 78 rpm bag featuring their name I have found. In fact the shop had three slightly different ones … Continue reading

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For War Office Use

I’m a sucker for home made record sleeves as people who’ve followed postings here will know. Here’s another which turned up the other day; a resourceful make do and mender in the fifties discovered that a strong envelope was just … Continue reading

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Native to Sheffield

Three local bands having a go on 7″ in the mid eighties; the sleeves are detailed here.

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bagged…

Our first half dozen or so of those great record company bag designs.

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Richard Hawley story

A little known early 12″ single featuring Richard Hawley, with a sleeve co-ordinated by ST33 back in 1992. Read more on the site.

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Olympic record sleeve

With the Olympics just over, here’s a sleeve produced for a cancelled games over 70 years ago…

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