Graphic design is about making sense. It is about the special outlook on life that translates meanings into visuals and makes history remarkable.
One such a man was Storm Thorgerson, born today (28 February) before 70 years. The English graphic designer is best known for his work for rock artists like Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Scorpions, Europe, The Cranberries, Peter Gabriel…
His famous design studio Hipgnosis gained major international prominence in 1973 with the famed cover design for Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon.
Storm Thorgerson died on 18 April 2013. Here are some of his major works.
Pink Floyd, Tree of Half Life, 1997
Cranberries, Wake Up and Smell the Coffee, 2001
Muse, Absolution, 2003
The Chakras, Build Me a Swan, 2011
Biffy Clyro, Puzzle, 2007
10cc, Deceptive Bends, 1977
Stawbs, Deadline, 2012
Thornley, Tiny Pictures, 2009
Pendulum, The Island, 2010
Deepest Blue, Waves, 2004
Disco Biscuits, Planet Anthem, 2010
10cc, Look Hear, 1980
Biffy Clyro, Only Revolutions, 2009
Muse, Uprising, 2009
Pink Floyd, Beach Catalogue, 2009
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