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Artificial Structures

My seventh design for Ben Rama’s Techgnosis Records builds on an abstract image I captured at a scrapyard) in rural Changhua 彰化. I always figured I would use it for an album cover sooner or later—so when Stoertebeker’s Artificial Structures landed in my inbox I jumped at the opportunity. Type is set with Diavlo, a surprisingly complete free font with five weights and several intriguing ligatures that help to give the design a slick look.

For reference, here’s the original image:

Scrap metal in rural Changhua.

As you can see I hardly did anything to it at all!

Listen to samples or purchase the release from Techgnosis Records on Bandcamp. You can also check out some of my other designs for the label here.