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Ancient by Ben Jeffery / Graphic DesignerAncient by Ben Jeffery / Graphic Designer

‘Music covers are not graphic design, they do not communicate anything, they have no purpose in that respect.’
– Peter Saville

REFERENCE LIBRARY: THE SEMINAL FASHION CATALOGS OF YOHJI YAMOMOTO

F/W 1987 - 1988 Art Direction by Mark Ascoli Design by Peter Saville Associates Photographed by Nick KnightF/W 1987 - 1988 Art Direction by Mark Ascoli Design by Peter Saville Associates Photographed by Nick Knight

At a time when fashion was a hidden cult, Yohji Yamamoto's seasonal advertising catalogs for his brand were so coveted and fetishized,

PETER SAVILLE: ICON!

“What do they wear at the Frieze art fair?”, 2005 by Matthieu Laurette. Image via vvork.com“What do they wear at the Frieze art fair?”, 2005 by Matthieu Laurette. Image via vvork.com

Peter Saville proves you can build an empire on taste even if the empire is all sand and washes away with the incoming tide .

Isolation : Slater Bradley : Oil on palladium leaf over linen, 12 x 12 inches : Exhibited in " If We Were Immortal": 2009

Isolation Slater Bradley 2009, oil on palladium leaf over linen, 12 x 12 inches Exhibited in If we were immortal 2009Isolation Slater Bradley 2009, oil on palladium leaf over linen, 12 x 12 inches Exhibited in If we were immortal 2009

Art Break Oct 12 2009

TI IS MAD FOR: PETER SAVILLE'S WALLPAPER SEX AND ART ISSUE

Its so very hard to pick just one! Image via www.wallpaper.com/sex-issue/tart-cards/Its so very hard to pick just one! Image via www.wallpaper.com/sex-issue/tart-cards/

It's bound to be a collector's item methinks! And TI's favorite aspect of the issue, these Type tart cards are exactly what one would expect of Mr Saville. Love that he reminds us that sex and art are inseparable! For more details straight from wallpaper.com...jump!

REFERENCE LIBRARY: YOHJI YAMAMOTO: TALKING TO MYSELF: PUBLISHED BY: Steidl/Carla Sozzani

Legendary Naomi in Yohji's legendary catalogue created by Nick Knight, Marc Ascoli and Peter SavilleLegendary Naomi in Yohji's legendary catalogue created by Nick Knight, Marc Ascoli and Peter Saville

"For me, a woman in Yohji is like a nymphomaniac nun. His clothes are at once sensual and very ritualistic."

Jean Michel Jarre on Yohji Yamamoto

CURRENT READING: Art, Fashion and Work for Hire: Thomas Demand, Peter Saville, Hedi Slimane

The latest on TI's shelfThe latest on TI's shelf

Just bought this and the cast of characters convened here constitute a kind of TI pantheon of...We live...

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