British artist David Marsh uses swatch graphics in Adobe Illustrator to re-create iconic album covers. Each individual album artwork is made-up of 1369 Pantone swatches.
I love how they’re still instantly recognizable.
David explains to DesignBoom:
The purpose of this series is my own exploration and development along with the satisfaction I have when I complete an image I like to experiment with image creation and will stumble onto a technique and develop that and then archive it and resurrect it when I have a purpose for it. I will develop this idea into various new directions, the next being actually painting some of the covers that work best, hopefully on a very large scale or using collage to create the image. the options are endless and that excites me.
There are many more Pantone album covers to check out on David’s website and prints are available for purchase there, too.