I’m cuckoo for…

I'm not sure how I ran across this post, but it led me to all kinds of other archives of vintage cereal boxes. If you spent as much time as I did staring at sugary cereal boxes every morning, you might want to check out this movie about cereal-obsessed slackers who operate rival cereal bars. Zooey Deschanel is the instigator who is trying to get her boyfriend to leave [...]

Inventor of the modern album cover

Via Cool Hunting, a new Taschen book celebrates the designer who revolutionized music packaging, Alex Steinweiss. In 1940, at 23, Steinweiss proposed using original artwork instead of kraft paper for Columbia's "albums" of 78rpm records. Sales increased 800%. With the advent of the 33rpm LP format, he invented the "album" sleeve that came to be the industry standard. But it is his iconic cover art for Columbia, Columbia Masterworks, [...]

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