Swedish visual artist Helena Blomqvist created the striking album cover artwork for singer-songwriter, Anna Ternheim, who saw her photos for the exhibition, The Dark Planet, and immediately felt that she wanted to work with Blomqvist. It turned out that the artist had been listening to Ternheim’s music while preparing the pictures for the exhibition. ‘I was drawn to the tone of her pictures,’ says Ternheim. ‘They display something dark and surreal that hit me straight in the heart. I contacted her last summer and was thrilled when she agreed to work with me’.
Like most people, I first locked eyes on Sanna Annukka’s beautiful designs when British band Keane commissioned her to create the artwork for their second album ‘Under The Iron Sea’. Her silkscreen creations are a cool blend of her Finnish heritage (most notably, the epic poem The Kalevala), as well as the art of the [...]