Storm Thorgerson

Recent articles about Storm Thorgerson

Heavy rotation

Issue 104, Spring 2023


From 1977-92, the Album Cover Albums presented a broad spectrum of record sleeve art, unintentionally raising questions about the way graphic design for popular culture is experienced, interpreted and preserved. By Christopher Wilson [EXTRACT]

Pack shots

Issue 76, Summer 2010


Form swamping content? Or a welcome new wave of graphical expression?

Big book of books

Issue 73, Autumn 2009


Bibliographic is a book about books. British designer Jason Godfrey has selected 100 books about…

Big ideas and giant turkeys

Issue 70, Winter 2008


The culture of ‘album cover design’ often runs in a kind of parallel universe to…

Sound and vision

Issue 76, Summer 2010


Given the visceral feelings stirred by music, it’s time we found new, meaningful associations between music and design.

Recent blog posts about Storm Thorgerson

Graphic design live #13

4 July 2023
Design history, Graphic design, Magazines, Posters, Events and exhibitions

magCulture in New York; Hipgnosis documentary (UK and online); contemporary Iranian posters in Zurich; and Mexican blackletter online.

Listed below are some current and upcoming events that have caught the attention of our editorial team this month. …

The seventh Python

29 October 2009
Design history, Graphic design, Illustration, Music design, Photography, Visual culture

Storm Thorgerson’s iconic album art at Integrated2009
To designers of a certain vintage, Storm Thorgerson, one of the founders (with Aubrey Powell)…

Two degrees of (colour) separation

5 September 2008
Design history, Graphic design, Illustration, Posters

Graphic Rolling Stones artefacts are saved for the nation
It began with a letter – addressed to the designer at the Royal College of…