Reid Miles (1927-1993) Reid Miles is an ingenious graphic designer who worked in the 50s and 60s for Blue Note record company and created there over 500 album designs, which today are splendid examples for subsequent generations of graphic designers. Why are they so good? When talking about album cover designs it is often said that there is nothing .
The avant-garde art of the 1920s has had tremendous influence on the development of graphic design. You can find these inspirations in today’s rock music videos as well. Below, I chose a few examples which I personally find the most interesting. In the 70s in Germany a music genre called Neue Deutsche Welle (New German Wave) came into existence. .
In the first half of the 70s Great Britain saw the rise of an underground subculture, which turned the graphic design of that time upside down. Punk movement took over fashion, music and visual arts and quickly spread to other countries. Its trademark were ragged clothes, Mohawk hairstyle and rowdy music. Sex Pistols is said to be the first .
One of the most amazing painters of 20th century was Hans Rudolph Giger, who had a tremendous influence on computer game developers, he is also worshipped by fantasy lovers. His style is so unique that there is no way to categorize him simply. HR Giger was the designer of Alien, probably the most famous sci-fi character shown on silver .