Wednesday, January 07, 2009

Influences- Barney Bubbles

A new book and recent article in the New York Times has generated new interest in one of my favorite graphic designers-- Barney Bubbles. After creating iconic album covers for Elvis Costello, The Damned, Ian Drury, Hawkwind, Peter Hamill, among others, by the early 80's he was broke and disillusioned with graphic design (ha ha ha!) and ended up killing himself. Needless to say, one of my major role models.... - kk