Band ID: The Ultimate Book of Band Logos

Overview

From the Rolling Stones' tongue-and-lips trademark to the Grateful Dead's lightning bolt skull to Prince's glyph, logos embody an identity and experience shared between musicians and their fans, who proudly display these graphics on T-shirts, posters, pins, stickerseven tattoos. Collecting more than 1,000 rock, hip hop, metal, pop, reggae, and country music logos from the 1960s to today, this catchy design survey captures the coolest and most powerful examples of music made visual. Including interviews with key ...
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Overview

From the Rolling Stones' tongue-and-lips trademark to the Grateful Dead's lightning bolt skull to Prince's glyph, logos embody an identity and experience shared between musicians and their fans, who proudly display these graphics on T-shirts, posters, pins, stickerseven tattoos. Collecting more than 1,000 rock, hip hop, metal, pop, reggae, and country music logos from the 1960s to today, this catchy design survey captures the coolest and most powerful examples of music made visual. Including interviews with key logo artists and presenting the graphics large and over extended gatefolds, BAND ID will wow music fans and designers alike.
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"Not only is Band ID the cleanest and most comprehensive collection of music logos I've ever come across, it also made me stop and think for the first time about a number of things - things like the true relation between a band's logo, its music and its identity, how a band's logo can endear or villify them to fans, and who the hell actually designed some of these things. This book's got it all.." &mash;turntable.com

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780811860499
  • Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC
  • Publication date: 4/30/2008
  • Pages: 419
  • Sales rank: 1,086,441
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 8.25 (h) x 1.25 (d)

Meet the Author

Bodhi Oser has created identities for multiple skate and surf companies and logos for a number of bands. He lives in Venice, California.

Bodhi Oser has created identities for multiple skate and surf companies and logos for a number of bands. He lives in Venice, California.

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