March 09, 2009
Let's Get Small - Album Art Gets Tiny
But fortunately still not small enough to climb into a vacuum cleaner. Old comedy reference for a new article by Steven Heller at Wired Magazine about the shrinking space of music album art. This quote sums up the design challenge nicely:
"The space allotted to album art may be a fraction of what it once was, but that just sets the bar higher. If musicians can continue to innovate in the digital age, then designers must take up the challenge of the minimalist thumbnail."
Exactly. Check out the article here