The Importance of Graphic Design in Music | Guest: Raissa Pardini 🌈
Typography, designing band & gig posters, book covers, and sharing good vibes.
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What we talk about.
The importance of graphic design in music.
Coming up in this episode EP 19 and I have Italian born, UK based graphic designer Raissa Pardini joining me to chat about:
✨ Creating band posters, merch, etc. including PONDS, IDLES, Tame Impala, Squid
✨ Designing book covers including, Velvet Mafia (gay producers behind the music scene in swinging London), Dolly Parton’s ‘Not Dumb, Not Blonde’, Pamela Des Barres “I’m With The Band”
✨ Raissa plans to open a new studio in Glasgow post lockdown
✨ The launch of her new font ‘Group’ this week. All proceeds going to the World Health Organistaion.
✨ Her love of Dragons Den!
“Every time I see a great woman, I want to be a great woman as well. The more we show things are possible the more woman will be inspired.”
Design for her is not just a thing of beauty. She likes to send an important message; working with others who want to help with climate change etc.
Typography is a clear focal point to her work which includes vibrant colours, bold type, and challenging forms.
✨ Reach out to bands on Instagram or in-person
✨ If you love a band — ask them!
✨ Finding your style as a designer takes time. Especially if you are working for clients who have an idea in mind.
Creative ways to raise money for charities in lockdown.
Launched for W.H.O fund + Bird on the Wire auction for Women’s Aid + more…
Raissa is partnering with various collectives, creatives, and charities to share good vibes and help fund charities during this crisis.
✨ “It’s okay to be upset because I am too”. A slogan that Raissa made into a poster. She has now collaborated with **Brotherhood marketing**
✨Bird On The Wire monthly auction. Raissa is the resident artist for May, auctioning band posters every Sunday with all money going to Women’s Aid.
✨Released a font called ‘Group’ — all money going to the World Health Organisation (W.H.O) to help with a campaign to help fight COVID 19.
✨ Cause and Effect Design (studio in Glasgow that gave Raissa her first desk)
✨ Form Digital (creative graphic design studio in Aberdeen & Glasgow)
✨ Polytype (an independent type foundry based in Glasgow)
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