Grand Redesigns continues
Steve's Grand Redesigns feature continues with special guest Brian Cannon, who designed the covers of the first three Oasis albums and has produced artwork for The Verve.
Steve's Grand Redesigns feature continues with special guest Brian Cannon. He is best known for his Microdot graphic design company through which he created the album artwork for Oasis' debut album, Definitely Maybe, in 1994, Whats The Story Morning Glory and Be Here Now.
He has also produced a number of record sleeves for UK number one albums, including Urban Hymns (The Verve) and 1977 (Ash)
Two of Cannon's record sleeve designs-Definitely Maybe (#14) and "This Is Music" (#79)-featured in Q magazine's "The Hundred Best Record Covers Of All Time" list published in 2001.
He has also designed record sleeves for Ruthless Rap Assassins and Suede and is the former manager of The Beta Band.
He chats with Steve about his career and what designers should look for when thinking about designing album sleeves.