The Designers Republic

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The Designers Republic is a graphic design studio, founded on 14 July 1986 by Ian Anderson, and based in Sheffield, England. The studio closed in January 2009, though Anderson has stated that "[The Designers Republic] will go forward after this"—for instance, in January 2010, Warp Records announced that the studio had designed Oversteps, Autechre's tenth album.

An archive of their work is available on the 'pho-ku' website.
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Writing & Arrangement

none The Designers Republic - Visualrocks: The Heart Of The Music Video album art Various Joy Various - Visualrocks: The Heart Of The Music Video(DVD-V, Comp) Not On Label none Hong Kong 2006 Sell This Version

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The Designers Republic - Stronger Than Reason album art Person To Person Person To Person - Stronger Than Reason (Album) Epic UK 1985 Sell This Version
The Designers Republic - Love On The Rebound album art Person To Person Person To Person - Love On The Rebound Epic UK 1985 Sell This Version
The Designers Republic - Ishmael album art Eric Random And The Bedlamites Eric Random And The Bedlamites - Ishmael (Album) Fon Records UK 1986 Sell This Version
254 185-1 (MCG 6006) The Designers Republic - 10 Days In An Elevator album art Chakk Chakk - 10 Days In An Elevator(LP, Album + 12", EP) MCA Records 254 185-1 (MCG 6006) Europe 1986 Sell This Version
The Designers Republic - My Life's Example album art Treebound Story Treebound Story - My Life's Example (Single) Fon Records UK 1986 Sell This Version
The Designers Republic - Beneath The Pavements The Dancefloor album art Age Of Chance Age Of Chance - Beneath The Pavements The Dancefloor (MiniAlbum) Virgin, Virgin US 1986 Sell This Version
The Designers Republic - East River album art Picnic At The Whitehouse Picnic At The Whitehouse - East River (Single, Maxi) Portrait, Portrait Netherlands 1986 Sell This Version
The Designers Republic - Kiss album art Age Of Chance Age Of Chance - Kiss (Single) Fon Records UK 1986 Sell This Version
The Designers Republic - We Need Protection (Mother-Mix) album art Picnic At The Whitehouse Picnic At The Whitehouse - We Need Protection (Mother-Mix) (Maxi) Portrait, Epic Spain 1986 Sell This Version
The Designers Republic - Timebomb album art Chakk Chakk - Timebomb Fon Records UK 1986 Sell This Version
SED 2 The Designers Republic - The Mighty Device album art Sedition (2) Sedition (2) - The Mighty Device(12") Fon Records SED 2 UK 1986 Sell This Version
BACON 404 The Designers Republic - When Will The Blues Leave? album art The Bone Orchestra The Bone Orchestra - When Will The Blues Leave?(Cass, Album) The Importance Of Being Frank BACON 404 UK 1987 Sell This Version
The Designers Republic - One Thousand Years Of Trouble album art Age Of Chance Age Of Chance - One Thousand Years Of Trouble (Album) Virgin UK 1987 Sell This Version
The Designers Republic - Who's Afraid Of The Big Bad Noise! album art Age Of Chance Age Of Chance - Who's Afraid Of The Big Bad Noise! (Single) Virgin UK 1987 Sell This Version
The Designers Republic - Asylum album art Screaming Trees (2) Screaming Trees (2) - Asylum Native Records UK 1987 Sell This Version
The Designers Republic - Don't Get Mad...Get Even! album art Age Of Chance Age Of Chance - Don't Get Mad...Get Even! Virgin US 1987 Sell This Version
The Designers Republic - House Arrest (The Beat Is The Law) album art Krush Krush - House Arrest (The Beat Is The Law) (Single, Maxi, EP) Club, Club, Fon Records, Fon Records, Phonogram, Phonogram Spain 1987 Sell This Version
The Designers Republic - Hoodoo Talk album art Peter Hope & Richard H. Kirk Peter Hope & Richard H. Kirk - Hoodoo Talk (Album) Native Records UK 1987 Sell This Version
The Designers Republic - The Spell! album art The Funky Worm* The Funky Worm* - The Spell! (Single) Fon Records, WEA UK 1988 Sell This Version
JUNK 2 The Designers Republic - Junk Town Slam album art Junk (6) Junk (6) - Junk Town Slam(12") Native Records JUNK 2 UK 1988 Sell This Version
The Designers Republic - Take It! album art Age Of Chance Age Of Chance - Take It! (Single) Virgin UK 1988 Sell This Version
The Designers Republic - Sex Vigilante album art English Boy On The Loveranch English Boy On The Loveranch - Sex Vigilante (Single) New Rose Records France 1988 Sell This Version
The Designers Republic - Burst album art The Darling Buds The Darling Buds - Burst (Single, EP) Epic, Epic UK 1988 Sell This Version
The Designers Republic - Def.Con One album art Pop Will Eat Itself Pop Will Eat Itself - Def.Con One (Maxi, Single) Chapter 22 UK 1988 Sell This Version

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Jarren

Jarren

December 6, 2014
edited over 6 years ago
Highly distinctive & influential design team, mostly notable to Trance fans as the looks behind most of the React catalogue during their golden period (1992-1999).

Case in hand being the Reactivate series. You just have to look at the sleeves of Reactivate 1-4 (before Designers Republic) and then compare them with volumes 5-15.

The look was fresh, it was distinctive, it was instantly recognizable.

Techno / Experimental fans please feel free to chip in with your take on the best of Designer Republic's work with Warp...

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