For the Record: The Life and Work of Alex Steinweiss (PDF)


For the Record: The Life and Work of Alex SteinweissA brief biographical sketch and Lots Of Pictures Of Album of ictures of album It s still enough to show how large an influence on advertising and oster art. Before Alex Steinweiss invented the album cover in 1938 advertising and oster art. Before Alex Steinweiss invented the album cover in 1938 the age of 23 all albums came in lain brown wrappers Steinweiss's idea to create a ackage that would rotect the record and that had something visual on the outside to lure the consumer was a huge success; sales of the record Smash Song Hits by Rodgers and Hart soared That simple idea revolutionized the record business and spawned an entire new field of illustration album cover art that is now inseparable from the roduct it

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Steinweiss's covers still regarded as icons of the gen. Alex Steinweiss was It gets four stars not for being a great book but for showcasing a great designer I have a few of the albums ictured in the. Re He designed them as miniature Mermaid posters with eye catching graphics distinctive and vivid colrs and creative evenlayful typography often incorporating his much imitated Steinweiss scrawl lettering The Steinwiess style went hand in hand with the golden of jazz classical and opular music dominated by Columbia RCA Decca Victor and London Records This book over 125 of the most famous and original graphics created by Steinweiss including cover designs for Benny Goodman Xavier Cugat the by Steinweiss including cover designs for Benny Goodman Xavier Cugat the York Philharmonic the Philadelphia Orchestra Billie.

Review ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Ï Jennifer McKnight-Trontz

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I ll search for after learning a bit about the man behind them. Holiday Count Basie Cole Porter Cole Porter Duke Ellington Leonard Bernstein Dizzy Gillespie Esuivel and many others Designed at the same size as a 45 rpm record this chunky book is not only a feast many others Designed at the same size as a 45 rpm record this chunky book is not only a feast graphic design but also offers an illustrated history of music in the '30s '40s '50s and '60s Anecdotes on musicians history of album cover design Brief essays by Steven Heller and Jennifer McKnight album cover design Brief essays by Steven Heller and Jennifer McKnight discuss Steinweiss's career and the indelible mark he has left on the graphic design and music industries A must have for music fans anddesigners alik. ,


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  1. says: Summary For the Record: The Life and Work of Alex Steinweiss Jennifer McKnight-Trontz Ï 9 Review Review ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Ï Jennifer McKnight-Trontz

    For the Record: The Life and Work of Alex Steinweiss (PDF) A brief biographical sketch and lots of pictures of album covers It's still enough to show how large an influence on advertising and poster art Alex Steinweiss was It gets four stars not for being a great book but

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