October 26, 2012

The story behind the cover of Joy Division’s “Unknown Pleasures”

 Peter Saville talks about the iconic cover design (based on a computer-generated signal from the first pulsar ever discovered) that’s gone on to spread through our culture (showing up as tattoos, sneaker treads, & much more).


Posted by John Nack at 7:54 AM on October 26, 2012


  • Jeffrey Tranberry — 10:36 AM on October 26, 2012

    One of the greatest designers of our time.

  • Russell Brady — 12:15 PM on October 26, 2012

    Did a video on design and came to the Adobe CS1 launch. And I was the one who invited him!

    [Well played! –J.]

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