Talking Heads Album Art

Album Packaging, Booklet and Promotional Poster Design

Tasked with the aim of putting a fresh spin on the album's image to encourage a new generation of listeners, the packaging incorporated a pop art style influenced by comic book ads of the past. The design aims to spark curiosity and feelings of nostalgia.

Poster: 420mm w x 594mm h, CMYK + 1 PMS, 200gsm matt artboard Album: CMYK + 1 PMS + 1 Spot UV Varnish, 300gsm uncoated artboard, diecut and supplied folded

Poster: 420mm w x 594mm h, CMYK + 1 PMS, 200gsm matt artboard
Album: CMYK + 1 PMS + 1 Spot UV Varnish, 300gsm uncoated artboard, diecut and supplied folded

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Song lyrics have been refashioned into copy within each of the comic book advertisements'. The X-Ray Specs 'ad' uses lyrics from the Talking Heads song, This Must Be the Place.

Song lyrics have been refashioned into copy within each of the comic book advertisements'. The X-Ray Specs 'ad' uses lyrics from the Talking Heads song, This Must Be the Place.

Above is a breakdown of my workflow process. I first prepare a rough sketches by hand. the sketch is cleaned up and inked, before being scanned and adjusted in Photoshop. A selection of the various comic book ads I created are included below.

Above is a breakdown of my workflow process. I first prepare a rough sketches by hand. the sketch is cleaned up and inked, before being scanned and adjusted in Photoshop. A selection of the various comic book ads I created are included below.