golden age of song (radio) cd








CLIENT: starbucks entertainment.
PROJECT: CD design for a vintage radio compilation.

As i was researching for this project i came across some gorgeous vintage radios (i wish they still looked like that) and was amazed at how each one was little work of art. at that point i sketched out how a CD could be formed to resemble a radio - the cover has die-cuts to revel the book and CD. The booklet was cut a third of the size (toaster shaped) and printed to look like speaker fabric. The disk was designed to look like the stations - no matter which way it turned in the packaging...i think i gave the print production and packaging engineers a head-ache on this one ;)
It was amazing to see a little sketch come to life with the help of my team. everyone was in love with this packaging idea and rallied to make it happen.

4 comments:

  1. Kristy! I found your blog and boy am I happy, what lovely collection of work! This and the Sweetheart album are awesome! The details are impeccable. Thanks for sharing :)

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  2. I found your blog when doing a search for this CD, as I'd given my copy to my grandparents. It's so cool to know who did the design for it - you did a fantastic job! I might hunt around for another copy simply because I loved the disc/case. Nice work.

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  3. I found your blog while looking for cover art for this. This is some of the best CD packaging I've ever seen; it sold me on it sitting there on the counter. So not only is it beautiful, it was very effective merchandising as well!

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  4. This is probably the coolest CD package I've ever seen, and that's great in an era of digital downloads.

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