Nick’s out of town so we can post anything we want about him.

Many of you already know one of SMOG’s designers – Nick Steinhardt. What you may not know is that in addition to his mad design skills, he also plays guitar in a hardcore band. They are Touché Amoré and they have a new album out – Parting the Sea Between Brightness and Me. They’ll be [...]


Two Virgins for the Price of One

Madonna’s Like a Virgin album packaging was deemed too risqué for some US retailers. The solution? Make the back a cover as well, so those stores could simply turn the LP around to display on the racks. Front: Back: Design: Jeri Heiden Photographer: Steven Meisel 1984