Rebelious subject, shaky text, hinting t grunge. A music magazine as it should be, at least for this issue.

The roughness and lack of order or symmetry in this cover is really effective for the type of magazine it is. If i was doing a rock magazine, this would be the look I would aim to create.

Type by David Carson. i want this magazine

Ray Gun Magazine cover "Beck" by David Carson / Issue 39 / September 1996 - using photography and messy type (for photograms idea)

MagSpreads - Editorial Design and Magazine Layout Inspiration: Ray Gun - Covers and Spreads

Artist Research – David Carson A History

David Carson is an American graphic designer. He is best known for his innovative magazine design, and use of experimental typography. He was the art director for the magazine Ray Gun.

David Carson

Designer David Carson and artist George Bates collaborated to create the artwork and identities for the 2011 Quiksilver Pro New York and Quiksilver Pro France surfing contest/events

David Carson, Typographic Design, Typography, Letterpresses, Typography Design, Type Design

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David Carson - poster for the International Typographic Symposium, Bangkok, November 2014