Modest Mouse – The Moon and Antarctica (Student Project)

Derrick Lin


Agency: Kayla Bartlett
School: Fort Hays State University
Course: History of Graphic Design
Tutor: Karrie Simpson Voth
Project Type: Student Project
Location: Hays, Kansas, USA
Packaging Contents: CD Label and CD Package
Packaging Materials: Paper

This album was Modest Mouse’s first release with a major record label and they took the opportunity to experiment with darker, moodier sounds that conceptually represent the afterlife and time travel. To embody this I warped the lyrics and imagery to visualize movement within a void. I drew inspiration from vintage star charts and added a layer of iciness by presenting it all on a frosted white paper while maintaining their edgy quality by playing around with collages and texture.

What’s Unique?
Much of my texture and typographic effects were created using a copy machine.