Andrea Bianchi — Milan, Italy

What is your favourite album cover? “The easy answer for me, being a jazz fan, would be to choose a random Blue Note cover. Those artworks feature an extraordinary use of typography, layout and colour, especially considering the simple tools they had. Stepping away from clichés, I would say my favourite album cover is Skin by Flume. Featuring an amazing...

Max Lippolis — Salerno, Italy

How do music and design come together during your creative process? “Always! I live for music every day, it helps me concentrate. It’s essential to my creative process. In the design studio, where you are trapped for 12+ hours a day, I was the one who played my playlist for the room. Since I didn’t listen to just one type...

bend — Athens, Greece

What is your favourite album cover? “You cannot separate a cover from its content, especially when it comes to music. A favourite album is usually a combination of many things. Design is one step in a bigger experiential sequence of many things such as the age, the moment, the company, the sentimental state you are in, etc. If we had...

Afonso de Lima — Sapiranga, Brazil

What is your favourite album cover? “I would choose the album cover for Ansiedade na Cidade by Brazilian band Catavento. The graphic design was by the artists Leonardo Lucena and Leonardo Sandi, both designers who are a reference point for me and important figures in the independent music scene in Rio Grande do Sul. Their art has unique characteristics.”...