What you know about Big Active? I will lay it out briefly and then fuel your fix. Big Active is a design firm out of the UK specifying in music, brand identity and creative managing. One of their most recent projects includes the cover for Beck’s new Inspiration album. For those of you who do not own the CD, the brilliance behind the design (besides the uber minimal yet vivid cover) lays in the inclusion of two sheets of magnificently adhesive art to adorn the cover DIY steez. Big Active commissioned over 25 talented artists to lend there skills in designing various trippy, geometric and inspirational stickers for this album, a true bonus for already establish fans as well as a fancy for the simply design oriented.
Check out their bank of esoteric photography, including the works of Rachel Thomas for Gold Frapp. Also revisit Basement Jazz’s 2001 Rooty album cover, bet you didn’t know Big Active was in the house.
Besides working on album covers, Big Active has established themselves as a clandestine force behind the brand id of several musical projects such as Michael Jackson’s Number Ones DVD ad campaign. And for the pure thrill of aesthetic pleasure visit their site and ferret through their projects, a journey of inspiration.