Documentary: Creating John Mayer’s Turn of the Century Album Art

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I love this video of the artwork of John Mayers latest album. Got so inspired, it’s amazing to see how talented people can be just listening to the thoughts of shape from another person. Love this!

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The turn-of-the-century reverse-glass craft behind the cover of John Mayer’s Born and Raised is a lost art.  David Smith, the traditional sign writer, embosser and glass gilder who created the work, won the assignment after the American musician had tried for a year to find a source for the ornamental hand-lettering style he had in mind.

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