New York, NY

“Shoukichi Kina” Poster

Announcement of a concert by an Okinawan funk band in New York’s Central Park.

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We did not have any good photographs, so we had to make something. The drawing was by David Albertson, using a Pilot FinelinerĀ®. Our client was David Byrne, whose only request was that we take as our inspiration the color palette of designer Yokoo Tadanori. We were happy to do this.

Alexander Isley
David Albertson

The Herb Lubalin Study Center
of Design and Typography

Special Collections Research Center
NC State University Libraries

Museum of Design, Zurich