Everyday life in songtexts performed by pop artists: from Matt Munro to Shitdisco!
In COUP’s first identity for REC Sound, recording tapes played a crucial role. But in digital times the tapes disappeared from their studio. In the meantime more and more musical instruments entered their studio — from Toy guitars to Theremins. In collaboration with photographer Vincent Devaud.
Copy and poster are made for an art evening, when Pop band The Ik Jan Cremers performed during the screening of the anarchistic cultmovie Themroc in which modern life is razed to the ground … — > ‘Movie + Music’ Themroc poster for Delicatessen Zeeburg.
The posters and flyers are made for Klassieke Beesten, an event that could be described as a dynamic sum of poetry and music … — > Poetry Out Loud posters and flyers for De Toneelschuur.
This typeface was born from doodles during a long phonecall with the artist Lars Eijssen. Conversations with Eijssen often inspired Peter to start making designs in the meantime. … — > Bela Lugosi’s Dead (typeface).
The design explained in a few words:
The days of the week of this agenda are replaced by words that form parts of popsongs. Together with the colour pages they reflect the hidden emotions behind the week. The Typeface is derived from Elegant Grotesk, used by Peter Saville for a New Order sleeve (Movement).
Visual concept for Kink FM: Sound of the cities: radiowaves are the new skylines.
Kraftwerk portrayed as Avantgarde artists
It visualizes the ongoing creative process of playing and recording during the composing of a new soundpiece, the work REC does daily. We only used audio icons to fit in the housestyle we designed earlier for them.