11.06.09 by Jeff

Classic Records as Penguin Books!

Huw Gwilliam beautifully re-designed a bunch of classic records mimicking that signature Penguin style. Pure genius.

penguin classic record album cover re-design remix graphic

penguin classic record album cover re-design remix graphic

penguin classic record album cover re-design remix graphic

penguin classic record album cover re-design remix graphic

penguin classic record album cover re-design remix graphic

penguin classic record album cover re-design remix graphic

penguin classic record album cover re-design remix graphic













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • So awesome! I remember when that beastie boy album dropped…those were the days

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  • Flee.elf

    Heh, it’s a cool ass style – reminds me of the video game stuff like this done by Olly Moss.

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  • Jeff, looks like we have similar taste, or the same browsing sources. Hehe! These things are awesome. I really love the older Harry Potter remixes as well!

    • hey your site is cool, ive never seen it before – ill keep my eye on it

  • Kyle

    These are awesome….

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  • daniel

    awsome

  • this is great stuff – all the world weary worn covers look amazing. some of these recent albums art work extremely well to this book style -the warp stuff/ belbury poly (have a look)/ and stereolab have gone all out to do this maths text book or benelux graphic design style. i hate to call it retro-future but its vintage now and modern then ! (same meaning) but easily my favorite is a RE- working of the licensed to ill. it stands ot as the leading idea and is very well executed xx love it

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  • Really sweet collection you have there!

  • emily

    I would love to see the back of the licence to ill. do you think they even bothered to do one?

  • genius work!

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  • steve byram

    re: licensed to ill,
    i don’t think it works very well. rendering the art in such a generic style adds nothing of value to the original, removing the logo & serial # from the tail kills the visual gag and i’m not quite sure what distressing it has to do with anything. two more points – by making it a square the paperback book connection is weakened and not showing the back removes the punchline.

    it can be expressed by the equation (se1+ se2) – C = –t
    (mixing two stolen elements without the addition of a concept equals a waste of time)

  • emily

    a no to the back cover then?
    – i do agree a little bit, the point was that on first seeing the album it had a wonderfully detailed, really sleek cover but not until most people got it home did they bother to notice the smouldering wreck on the back.
    i wouldnt call it a wate of time though, it completes a really awesome set, purposley made in a certain, unique style.

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  • Excellent work…love the concept and execution!

  • hasan

    NOW, If the album was available for re:issue OMG!!! I AM BUYING….

  • Really kick ass work. How did you get the work to look so old and used?

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  • These are so cool! It was fun to reminisce seeing some of these because I hadn’t seen them in years.. my mom would love to see what they have done with them! Beautiful and awesome too.
    -Sylvia





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