KINDLE [For the Record: The Life and Work of Alex Steinweiss]


  • Paperback
  • 208
  • For the Record: The Life and Work of Alex Steinweiss
  • Jennifer McKnight-Trontz
  • English
  • 01 April 2020
  • 9781568982243

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    KINDLE [For the Record: The Life and Work of Alex Steinweiss] A brief biographical sketch and lots of pictures of album covers It's still enough to show how large an influence on advertising and poster art Alex Steinweiss was It gets four stars not for being a great book but for showcasing a great designer I have a few of the albums pictured in the book purchased at thrift stores or garage sa

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For the Record: The Life and Work of Alex Steinweiss

Summary For the Record: The Life and Work of Alex Steinweiss For the Record: The Life and Work of Alex Steinweiss Free read î 6 Holiday Count Basie Cole Porter Cole Porter Duke Ellington Leonard Bernstein Dizzy Gillespie Esuivel and many others Designed at the same size as a 45 rpm record this chunky book is not only a feast of graphic design but also offers an illustrated history of music in the '30s '40s '50s and '60s Anecdotes on musicians history of album cover design Brief essays by Steven Heller and Jennifer McKnight Trontz discuss Steinweiss's career and the indelible mark he has left on the graphic design and music industries A must have for music fans anddesigners alik.

Read & Download ☆ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB â Jennifer McKnight-Trontz

Summary For the Record: The Life and Work of Alex Steinweiss For the Record: The Life and Work of Alex Steinweiss Free read î 6 Before Alex Steinweiss invented the album cover in 1938 at the age of 23 all albums came in plain brown wrappers Steinweiss's idea to create a package that would protect the record and that had something visual on the outside to lure the consumer was a huge success; sales of the record Smash Song Hits by Rodgers and Hart soared That simple idea revolutionized the record business and spawned an entire new field of illustration album cover art that is now inseparable from the product it announces Steinweiss's covers are still regarded as icons of the gen.

Summary For the Record: The Life and Work of Alex Steinweiss

Summary For the Record: The Life and Work of Alex Steinweiss For the Record: The Life and Work of Alex Steinweiss Free read î 6 Re He designed them as miniature posters with eye catching graphics distinctive and vivid colrs and creative even playful typography often incorporating his much imitated Steinweiss scrawl lettering The Steinwiess style went hand in hand with the golden age of jazz classical and popular music dominated by Columbia RCA Decca Victor and London Records This book collects over 125 of the most famous and original graphics created by Steinweiss including cover designs for Benny Goodman Xavier Cugat the New York Philharmonic the Philadelphia Orchestra Billie.