A5/02: Philips-Twen (Sample)

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A5/02: Philips-Twen

Between 1961 and 1968, the magazine Twen produced a series of LP recordings in collaboration with the Philips record label. During this period, all editions of Twen were accompanied by LPs drawn from the realms of jazz, classical music, radio plays, world music, or pop. For the designs of his record covers, art director Willy Fleckhaus used Concrete Art by Karl Gerstner, Max Bill, and other dedicated graphic designers such as Heinz Edelmann and Günther Kieser. This now forgotten series, comprising around 70 disks, is a masterful instance of the conjunction of music and graphic design. In collaboration with music archives and private collections, this rare series is reunited in its entirety and documented in this publication.

Winner of the 'Die schönsten deutschen Bücher 2012' Award

Edited by Jens Müller, labor visuell at the University of Applied Sciences Düsseldorf

Design: Jens Müller


Year: 2009

Pages: 96

Illustrations: 103

Languages: English/German

Size: 14.8 x 21 cm

Print: paperback