Another Green World
The actual long play record itself is completely clear, excluding the label.
It was to keep in theme of seeing through objects and looking beyond. The record is organised in a journey of sorts, and the viewer travels between each object layer.
You begin with the OBI, which is completely solid and opaque, then progress to the album jacket, which is solid, with die-cut holes permeating its surface. This is followed by the inner sleeve, that is neither opaque nor transparent but coexists as pockets of both, and finally, you arrive at the record which is completely see-through.
This is another reason for the particular choice of materials, to reflect the quality of the solidity of each surface.
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thoroughly enjoyed designing one of my own.
The OBI (silk paper), the album cover (matte cardstock) and the record sleeve (duralar plastic), are made of different materials to highlight the object quality of each piece, and further emphasise the depth of Brian Eno’s song.
Since the album cover is completely bare, to facilitate the communication of information regarding the record, I have created an OBI sleeve.
This is a paper sleeve that is commonly wrapped around objects in Japan, both to preserve the orignal English text on packaging, whilst creating a separate means of conveying the same information in their native language. As a huge fan of