Typography of Kishi Bashi

Project on the relationship between typography & music
Series of materials inspired by artist Kishi Bashi
- process book with 40 designs for single covers
- concert poster
- album LP cover


The poster is an exploration of Japanese typography and hierarchy of type, redesigning a poster for a concert Kishi Bashi recently performed at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco. Illustrates the artist's personal style. 24"x36"

Process Book

this book includes 40 single covers for the song Philosophize in it! Chemicalize with it! from Kishi Bashi's album Lighght, from 2014. The book is an exploration of how typography can represent the main tenants and emotion of a musical piece, including rhythm, melody, and pitch. The exercises begin with more restricted parameters to the more open-ended. The book contains 8 exercises, with 5 designs each. 8.5" x 11"

LP Album Cover

The LP cover design focuses on the layered, complex nature of Kishi Bashi's music, exploring his style as a musician based on research and personal writing. The spread includes a discography, album tracks, and a biography. 12.375" x 12.375"




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