November 15, 2017
Long-time 4AD collaborator Vaughan Oliver is collecting his archive.
British graphic designer and artist Vaughan Oliver has launched a crowdfunding campaign to collect his vast physical archive in a new two-volume book.
Over 30 years, Oliver worked closely with cult indie label 4AD, creating some of its most iconic album covers for Pixies, Cocteau Twins, Dead Can Dance and This Mortal Coil, while also collaborating with the likes of David Lynch and Scott Walker.
Holding on to ephemera and his physical designs over the years, Oliver’s archive is currently housed at UCA Epsom, and features proofs, running sheets, record labels, original artwork for classic album covers, videotapes, books and teenage sketchbooks.
Already well on the way to its £80,000 target, you can find out more about the project and donate via Kickstarter here.