Ray Gun Magazine cover "Beck" by David Carson / Issue 39 / September 1996 - using photography and messy type (for photograms idea)
Blah Blah Blah Magazine Cover (Damon Albarn) by David Carson
What elements, principles, colors, textures or particular looks make up a David Carson design? It has a grunge type look. The colors are monochromatic and analogous.
In David Carson released his first book, The End of Print which sold over copies and became one of the best selling graphic design books in history.
Another David Carson book cover.
David Carson - for a typography based project, he is a perfect artist to study. A good way to get pupils to experiment with type is to copy it onto acetate, this allows for easy layering and experimentation without the use of a computer.