Album art and packaging are key components of the music-listening experience. Whilst the music industry continues to fight an uphill battle against streaming services and digital downloads, Taiwan has been able to ensure the continued survival of the CD format by creating distinctive and impressive physical products that attract people to purchase not only for the music itself, but the carefully constructed unique physical packaging and artwork.
The combination of the creativity of Taiwanese graphic designers in conjunction with the burgeoning quality and reputation of Taiwan's printing industry has ensured Taiwan has secured itself the reputation as the producer of the most adventurous and high-quality album packaging location in all of Asia.
We are proud to bring the works of five Taiwanese award-winning graphic designers to London, as part of the London Design Festival, to share with you this unique aspect of Taiwan's graphic design culture. The exhibition will feature works by:
Aaron Nieh 聶永真
Joe Fang 方序中
Yen Po Chun 顏伯駿
The work on display features some of their most innovative designs for some of the most popular singers in the Chinese-speaking world. If you feel inspired to listen to some of the works on display, then you'll have the opportunity to do so at our listening station as part of the exhibition
We welcome you to visit this unique Taiwanese record store in the heart of London.
Curated By Lin Wei Jhe 林唯哲
Supported by the Ministry of Culture, Taiwan.