Congratulations to The Decemberists for capturing their first No. 1 spot on the U.S. pop album chart this week with The King Is Dead! And also to P!nk for hitting #1 on iTunes with her single “F**kin’ Perfect”!
In recognition of SMOG’s creative director Jeri being honored with the AIGA/LA Fellows award this week, we thought we’d pay a little online tribute to her… penmanship. Jeri’s handwriting has been featured on many notable album covers over the past three decades. Serious, feminine, aggressive, airy—her versatility in writing styles has a wide range. She [...]
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
I’ve been walking to work quite a lot lately (New Year’s resolutions and all). Here are a few of the things I see along the way. Gotta love this neighborhood.
BRITNEY SPEARS SHATTERS RECORDS WITH “HOLD IT AGAINST ME” #1 On iTunes Songs Chart Sets new one-day precedent as single tops charts within hours of its release. And check this out: http://buzzworthy.mtv.com/2011/01/10/britney-spears-hold-it-against-me-art/
Congratulations to our own Jeri Heiden for being honored with the AIGA/LA Fellows Award! Check out her interview here.