“Inherent Vice” by Jonny Greenwood, Various Artists

A quick throw-in for Jonny Greenwood’s latest effort. The whole ad campaign for Inherent Vice takes us back to Boogie Nights times and I’m sure every P.T. Anderson fan goes nuts for this film. Overall this 80’s inspired neon style is currently coming back big time. To use this widescreen banner for the custom digipack was self-evidently, I’m only wondering why no-one else did it before me (at least in the custom cover circles I’m hanging around). Not much work was necessary for this cover. I just had to get hold of the proper font types (“Drescher Grotesk” and “HLT RollingPen“) and extended the artwork a little bit…

“The Master” by Jonny Greenwood, Various Artists

Dedicated to the memory of the late Philip Seymour Hoffman I would like to recognize one of his last, but probably best performances: his role as Lancester Dodd in Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Master, once again scored by Jonny Greenwood. This was all done within one evening. The original artwork (#1) comes with an image of Joaquin Phoenix on its back side. I took that image and slapped on the album credits to receive similar artworks for both lead characters (#2). The next two customs are based on various teaser posters (#3, #4), not much to tell you about. Thanks to ScreenFonts I was…

“There Will Be Blood” by Jonny Greenwood

I don’t remember how often I revamped my custom soundtrack cover (#1) for There Will Be Blood. It were countless times, because I always found a design element in it, which in some way wasn’t perfect. In my first attempt I completely ignored the fact, that it should be a soundtrack cover and just cropped the teaser poster to a square. Then I redesigned it a couple months later by retouching away the billing block and adding album credits instead. Finally, another few years later, I recognized, that I’ve left out the religious metaphor behind the teaser poster design and…