Graphic Design and Beyond.
With 25 years in the graphic design industry covering a wide range of projects we offer a complete design to production service. We specialise in design for the music and entertainment industries, having worked on 600 album covers for artists based in New Zealand and beyond covering all genres. Covers for Platinum and Gold-selling albums, graphic ID for artists and bands, marketing material for record labels and promotors. Design for concert tours has included an A-Z of local and international acts from Tori Amos to White Zombie.
We also have skills beyond print including music/audio and video production, photography, ideas and creative.
We have produced work for: Sony Music, BMG, Columbia, Epic, Warner Music, EMI, Virgin Records, Wantok, Flying Nun Records, V2, Shock Records, Universal Music, Polydor, Huh!, PolyGram, MCA, Mushroom Records, Liberation, Rajon, Jive, Zomba, Festival Records, Haven Music, Wantok Muzik, Propeller, Play Nicely, Red Trolley Records, Lupin Records, Deepgrooves, Lost Records, Lester Records, Johnson Music America, Flaming Pearl Records, Onefoot Records, Pagan Records, Heart Music, Blind Date Records, Antenna, Crimpolene, Michael Coppel Presents, The White Stripes, Bluesfest Australia, The Frontier Touring Co., Roundhouse Entertainment, Servilles Music, Much More Music, Brent Eccles Entertainment, The Big Day Out, APRA | AMCOS, RIANZ, The Auckland Museum, Auckland Arts Festival, Pacific Entertainment, Native Tongue Music Publishing, NZ Music Commission, Solid Entertainment, The Label, C4 TV, TV3, FOUR and dozens more.
A selection of artists we have produced album covers for: My Friend The Chocolate Cake, Dukes, Jan Hellriegel, Barry Saunders, Don McGlashan, Headless Chickens, Hello Sailor, Herbs, Pluto, The Muttonbirds, Dr. Hook, The Little River Band, Glen Campbell, Kenny Rogers, The Hollies, Nat King Cole, Nina Simone, Will Martin, Tim Beveridge, Nature's Best compilation series, Lazy Sunday compilation series, Dave Dobbyn, the NZSO, Th' Dudes, the Feelstyle, Nathan Haines, Greg Johnson, Selon Recliner, King Kapisi, Dimmer, Fur Patrol, Ted Brown, Greg Fleming, Breathe, Robbie Williams, Joe Cocker, Jimmy Barnes, Danny McCrum Band, L.A. Mitchell, Leigh Franklin, Pajama Club, Debbie Maples, Janice Bateman, Annie Crummer, Bill Sevesi, Dennis Marsh, Sulata, Grace, Jules Issa, Dam Native, Luke Thompson, Room Service compilation series, Brian Platt, Larry's Rebels, Peter Urlich, Lucid3, Motocade, The Exponents, Donald Reid, the Feelers, Blerta, Supergroove, Ma-V-Elle, K'Lee, Seth Haapu, 3 The Hard Way, Lole, Ermehn, Urban Disturbance, The Calamari Bushmen, Book Of Martyrs, The D4, Mary, Drinkwater, Jordan Reyne, Nice N Urlich compilation series, Just The Hits compilation series, Jim Sutton, Beth Hart, Bike, The Verlaines, Betchadupa, The Hasselhoff Experiment, Garageland, The Able Tasmans, King Loser, Bressa Creeting Cake, Solid Gold Hell, Servilles compilation series, Brooke Fraser, Stellar*, Goldenhorse, Rosita Vai, Stan Walker, OMC, Steriogram, Roger Perry, Shona Laing, Bliss compilation series, Westlife, Jessie Hillel, Leigh Franklin, Ted Brown, The Electric Confectionaires, Debbie Harwood, Dave McArtney, Our House, Fleetwood Mac, The Ghost Club, Yulia, John Rowles and more.
• Album cover design in all formats:
• Vinyl: 7", 10", 12", sleeves, labels, inserts
• CD: jewelcases, digipaks, special packaging
• Digital: ie. iTunes
• DVD packaging
• Live music tour campaigns
• Merchandise and special items (t-shirts)
• Posters for street and retail
• Press ads
• Art direction
• Image creation
• Image retouching
• Print production/quoting
• TV ad production
• Video editing in Final Cut Pro
• Audio production Logic Pro, Pro Tools (recording, editing, arranging, composing)
• Music production for other artists
• Music promotions and PR
Andrew B. White has also written music reviews and articles for the likes of The Corner, RipItUp, Real Groove, Remix, The Fix; has written an articles on album cover design for the likes of the New Zealand Music Commission and been interviewed on the subject for IdeaBlog. Read Graham Reid's article here.
Selected Album Cover & Packaging Awards:
2001 b-Net cover award winner for King Kapisi "Savage Thoughts"
2001 NZ Tui Awards cover award finalist for Dimmer "I Believe You Are A Star"
2002 NZ Tui Awards cover award finalist for Fur Patrol "Pet"
2004 Pride In Print award for Hayley Westenra "Pure" Special Edition CD package
2005 b-Net cover award finalist for the Feelstyle "Break It To Pieces"
2005 NZ Tui Awards cover award winner for the Feelstyle "Break It To Pieces"
2007 Best Awards 'Bronze Winner, Packaging: "V Energy Drink "Music Series" bottles