Pierre Faucheux and Le Livre de Poche
The Atelier Pierre Faucheux’s output of book covers for the French paperback publisher Livre de poche was prodigious. Yet, for a figure of his stature, Faucheux has received surprisingly little attention and the cover designs of the 1960s and 1970s have tended to be overlooked. The most impressive are fine examples of the interpretative skill, graphic invention, and compressed imaginative intensity that a good cover requires.
Brian Eno’s “Music for Films”
This Saturday Design Observer hosts What Design Sounds Like—a conference that looks at the relationship between sound and design. We're looking back this week at related posts and bring you a few favorites from the archive. Today, Rick Poynor's well-loved piece on Brian Eno.Music for Films by Brian Eno, vinyl album cover, E.G. Records, 1978
A very long time ago I wrote the text for a book about Brian Eno