Full-fledged gatefold artwork for SPANCER's "Greater Than The Sun" album.
CD edition looks pretty rad ... full glossy surface on ultra-thick cardboard. Kinda like the famous
Stoughton tip-on jackets ... only very small. Still can't wait for this to be released in its vinyl format.
Complete fold-out design.
AIRPEOPLE's "The Golden City" was basically my first serious attempt to design an LP-cover,
that was also gonna be pressed, properly printed and distributed worldwide. Had to experiment a little here and there, so the result was more a collage of different drawings, rather than one conceptual picture. Unfortunately this was NOT released in a gatefold-jacket.
Just like the Airpeople design, the following was part of my diploma-project. I couldn't find another cool band who needed a record-cover at the time, so I just made up a fictional split-release by two befriended bands TEPHRA and SPANCER. In reality this would never have happened, so I HAD to create a dummy of the thing, which was quite fun. The red vinyl is actually an old Maxi-12" from my childhood ... "Stand Up For Your Love Rights" by YAZZ.
The third record of my project was an album by ELIS from Magdeburg / Germany. They wanted to release it themselves as a CD with no further plans for a vinyl-edition. Too bad, since I really overdid myself on the details, which the tiny CD-format could never fully capture. So I made an LP-dummy for that one, too. Again, the white vinyl is some ominous record I bought some years ago, but never really listened to. You'll notice that it's the same, if slightly reworked design I use above on this blog. Reason is that I was very unsatisfied with the original outcome and the final released presentation of the album.