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Eventi e news MANETTI GOLD LEAF FOR THE COVER OF THE NEW JOHN MAYER ALBUM

MANETTI GOLD LEAF FOR THE COVER OF THE NEW JOHN MAYER ALBUM

This little 24kt masterpiece is by British designer David Smith

Torquay, UK, May 2012 – 24kt splendour for the cover of “Born & Raised”, the new LP with 20 million copies sold by singer songwriter John Mayer, produced by Sony Music / Columbia Records.

This masterpiece covered by Giusto Manetti Battiloro gold leaf was designed by David Smith, the British designer, gilder and glass artist also known for having collaborated with major fashion brands.

 

The cover art, inspired by early twentieth century postcards, was created using exclusively artisanal techniques, including the hand gilding of the letters and the decorative elements, like the coins, watches and flowers.