interesting article - although my magazine wont be very "alt", the placement of text and fonts used are interesting

Awesome Alt Magazine Covers of the '90s

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

David Carson. I really like the connections of letters in a very structured way. The black and white really makes it stand out, along with the little "white" lies and THE "BLACK" SWAN ISSUE. The tone drawing is really impeccable.

Little White Lies, 33 - The Black Swan Issue. Cover illustration by Paul Willoughby. Cover typography by David Carson. Got the text to work with the image

David Carson's Ray Gun Magazine cover, Marilyn Manson Issue #61 published 1998.

David Carson's Ray Gun Magazine cover, Marilyn Manson Issue #61 published 1998.

blue magazine cover- so simplistic but one of the most stunning mag covers of all time

The King Of Grunge Typography

A man diving appears on the premiere October 1997 issue of Blue. Art Director David Carson, known for his innovative typography and photography designed the magazine cover.

David Carson DISORDER POSTER DESIGN // I like the work of David Carson in general. I like the way that he has used typography and the use of the layout works well with the subject matter he discusses.

david carson is best known for his innovative magazine design, and his experimental typography. the art director for Ray Gun , cars.

raygun magazine cover | David Bowie

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

Ray Gun - Oasis

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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.

David Carson |

The King Of Grunge Typography

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