Did you ever asked yourself who made these great and futuristic designed covers of blue note? It was Reid Miles, the graphic genius who influenced a whole generation with his type styles. He was an american graphic designer working in New York since the 1950ies. His exuberant sense of play and sheer graphic brilliance combined with the awesome photography of Francis Wolff, gave these covers a cult status. Here are some very nice examples of typography and cover design from him. Enjoy them!
Here are some fresh grooves of blue note to inypire you