david carson the use of typeography and the way the text overlap eachover giving it more of a feel of a poster design

The King Of Grunge Typography

David Carson the use of typeography and the way the text overlap eachover giving it more of a feel of a poster design. In every poster David Carson makes he uses so many different types of fonts to honour his title of being the grunge king.

Raygun Magazine, 90s. The magazine broke convention and used a different font each issue for their logo

- Ray Gun Magazine cover "Smashing Pumpkins" by David Carson / Issue 33 / February 1996

Beck Ray gun magazine cover by graphic designer David Carson, noted for his innovative use of typography.

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

I like how the type looks deteriorated while the picture looks pristine, it adds contrast. the solid blue background with shading creates a chill mood.

Ray Gun Magazine

Ray Gun magazine cover features David Bowie and it was illustrated by David Carson you can tell its by Carson because of the experimental typography

This is one of the covers for Ray Gun magazine designed by David Carson. It is well known mostly for Carson's use of the "grunge" type and design style.

Ray Gun magazine by David Carson

Ray Gun was an American alternative rock n roll magazine, first published in 1992 . Led by founding art director David Carson who was influential graphic designer at that time. His widely-imitated aesthetic defined the so-called “grunge typography” era.

The bottom half of the cover is really impressive and gives a really good grunge look to the cover.

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David Carson (designer), Ray Gun cover #10 "Teenage Fanclub", October 1993.

David Carson (designer), Ray Gun cover #10 "Teenage Fanclub", October 1993.

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