Pop Culture Pulsar: Origin Story of Joy Division’s Unknown Pleasures Album Cover
The stark white-on-black line drawing cover of Joy Division’s 1979 debut album Unknown Pleasures is iconic. But what does it really mean? Via Scientific American
In late 2012 I saw the Unknown Pleasures album cover in a new light. VISUALIZED conference attendees were treated to a screening of Data Visualization, Reinterpreted: The Story of Joy Division’s Unknown Pleasures Album (directed by Eric Klotz and Volkert Besseling). Check out the video below for an interview with the album cover designer, Peter Saville.
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