Using a purely spontaneous creative process that begins with nothing more than a general interest, Elena Johnston created an album cover for Adventure that musically and thematically captures the band's dynamic spirit.
ELENA JOHNSTON, DESIGNER
THEMES & CONCEPTS
"I had been working with the idea of framing compelling found images with other found images to play with texture and spacial relations. I was also really into water imagery and space imagery at the time, so I played with how these two ideas visually and conceptually play with each other."
"I hand-drew the typography, and it was eventually printed in glossy ink onto the matte finish of the image, so it stands out more."
Record LabelCarpark RecordsThe ArtistsDesign - Elena JohnstonBooklet Design - Benny Boeldt
Mediums & Materials
This in-depth feature highlights how well-executed album artwork can go beyond genre lines to expand into territories of philosophical, thematic, and conceptual significance. Perhaps now more than ever, album cover artwork plays a vital role in music....