Neville Brody (born 23 April 1957 in London) is an English graphic designer, typographer and art director. He is most known for his influential typographic work, his album artwork and working with magazines such as Face and Arena magazine.
There is something very traditionally British and nostalgic about Brody's work - his album covers and magazine work in particular. His album artwork involves a lot of different typefaces and overlaying colours with two tone images layered underneath - which would have been something new and fresh at the time. This also relates to the grungy/punk/DIY theme of the music culture of the time (The Clash).
Brody is also able to apply his style to more modern projects, such as the collaboration he did with Supreme NY (pictured above). Brody was asked by Supreme (a popular American skateboard brand - which can be considered 'high end' in its field) to design materials inspired by his previous work to then be applied to a capsule collection by them. Once again - the motif reading 'riot' in capital letters is could be seen as representative of Britain because of the London riots, as well as punk culture around the time Brody was producing album artwork such as the Sex Pistols etc.
Neville Brody also played an influential part in typography, having founded some of the post popular typefaces we use today including Times Modern.
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