Worn Through

Worn Through
Record Sleeve, 2019

Art Direction, Graphic Design
Illustration Leyla Reynolds

Jamie Cruickshank’s debut EP is a deeply personal piece of work, written and recorded in his room with a select few close collaborators, it documents his time overcoming chronic fatigue syndrome.


Our Goal

Jamie and I began work considering what elements of his songwriting we wanted to communicate.

The limited palette, loose type and credits presented in full are all decisions made to express his human, exposed approach.

Tom was always open to my suggestions but took the artistic initiative. It was really fun working together and it turned out better than I imagined!
— Jamie Cruickshank

The Result

The colour way, stripped back illustration and imperfect typography is a representation of Jamie's authentic tone of voice. I wanted to reflect the brutal honesty he employs writing his songs when designing his sleeve.

Check out the EP here.

Rough Trade East

Rough Trade East


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