How DJ Khaled Uses Visual Storytelling to Sell His “Keys”

Saturday, December 24th, 2016

Even though album sales continue to decline, album cover art is more important than it was during the days when vinyl ruled the world. As I have discussed on my blog, today album cover art acts as a visual imprint repeated across a number of touch points: the artist’s website, social ...

Memorable Album Covers of 2015

Thursday, December 17th, 2015

The massive success of Adele's 25 has prompted the music industry to speculate that maybe the record album as an art form is back. Well, record albums aren't back -- Adele is. Meantime, the album remains stuck in a long, sad period of decline. But the demise of the album ...

From Goldfrapp to Pink Floyd: How Great Album Covers Tell Visual Stories

Monday, December 23rd, 2013

Visual Storytelling through Memorable Album Covers from David Deal Album cover design is alive and well in the digital era. However, the role of the album cover has changed. The days are long gone when album cover art served to attract your eye amid a sea of vinyl in ...