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One Thousand Years of Trouble

  • Object:

    Design Sketch

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1987 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Designers Republic (design agency)
    Anderson, Ian, born 1961 (designer)
    Phillips, Nick, born 1962 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Sketch in pencil, ball-point pen, felt marker and wash

  • Credit Line:

    Given by The Designers Republic

  • Museum number:

    E.843-1990

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB4G, shelf SH16

Physical description

Preliminary sketch for the cover sleeve design for 'One Thousand Years of Trouble' recorded by the group Age of Chance for Virgin Records Ltd..

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1987 (made)

Artist/maker

Designers Republic (design agency)
Anderson, Ian, born 1961 (designer)
Phillips, Nick, born 1962 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Sketch in pencil, ball-point pen, felt marker and wash

Dimensions

Height: 41.7 cm approx, Width: 59.1 cm approx

Object history note

For related artwork see E.839 to 845-1990 and E.854 to 856-1990.
For a printed sleeve, inner-sleeve and record see E.789 to 791-1990.

The sketch includes ideas for suitable imagery suggested by Age of Chance and noted at a meeting between the group and Ian Anderson held to discuss the design.

On the back of the sheet is a preliminary pecil sketch for a cover sleeve for the 12" single 'Don't Get Mad . . . Get Even! The All-nite Crankpower Mix' recorded by Age of Chance for Virgin Records (1987). For related artwork see E.853-1990. For a printed sleeve and record see E.759 and 760-1990.

Descriptive line

Preliminary sketch for the cover sleeve design for 'One Thousand Years of Trouble' recorded by the group Age of Chance. Pencil, ball-point pen, felt marker and wash. By Ian Anderson and Nick Phillips (of the Designers Republic), England, 1987.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Edge, Kevin. The Art of Selling Songs : Graphics for the Music Business, 1690-1990. London : Futures Publications, 1991. p.137.

Materials

Pencil; Ball point pen; Felt tipped pen; Wash

Techniques

Wash technique; Sketching

Categories

Designs; Labels & packaging

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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