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Elyjah — Planet, Planet

May 17, 2010 | 2 Comments

Designed by Zwölf | Country: Germnay

“After a split-7” release on Siluh, the debut album “Planet, Planet” (Klimbim Records/Cargo) put the spotlight firmly on the Berliner lads from Elyjah. For us it was clear: this CD is fantastic. Both playful and atmospheric, it leaves a lasting impression. To ensure that that message was conveyed to the customer, we fired pellets at all two thousand covers. They circle like planets around a fixed point. Returning to a time in which men had morals in their hearts and cloth handkerchiefs in their trouser pockets, we put the band in Herr von Eden suits and then printed the large-format photos shot by Norman Konrad by hand.

Typographically, we continued this theme with two typefaces from that time period: Memphis, from Emil Rudolph Weiß (1929) and the wonderful Wieynck Gotisch from Heinrich Wieynck (1926) were put into use on an old Heidelberg printing machine.”

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2 Responses to “Elyjah — Planet, Planet”

  1. Zack
    May 17th, 2010 @ 11:04 pm

    This is a special design, interesting.

  2. zhanjiangliu
    April 5th, 2011 @ 1:35 am

    so special

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