Poster for The Haçienda, 1978 by Peter Saville

Peter Saville's career kicked off after designing posters for The Haçienda nightclub in Manchester, run by the Factory Records label.

Unknown Pleasures - Joy Division (Factory, 1979): "This was the first and only time that the band gave me something that they’d like for a cover."

Peter Saville on his classic Joy Division and New Order artwork

Peter Saville is a legendary album cover designer. He’s best known for his Joy Division and New Order covers, but has also done work for Pulp, Suede and Roxy Music.

Peter Saville's visual alphabet for New Order's 'Power, Corruption and Lies' album (1983). I'm appropriating it for my own website - hopefully!

Peter Saville & New Order’s Colour Code

Next New Order Album (it’s an anthology from Joy Division to New Order, plus one unreleased New Order track). Also a great article on the history of their album art work.

Peter Saville on his classic Joy Division and New Order artwork

Lacoste Holiday Collector Nº8 by Peter Saville 17 oct / Capsule, Collection / by Adriano B.

To celebrate its birthday, LACOSTE has given Peter Saville free rein to play with its iconic polo shirt for the brand’s “Holiday Collector series“. The British art director began by working in music.

Technique, New Order (Factory, 1989). I’d moved on from being interested in 80s consumer products and had begun going to Pimlico Road to look at antique shops. Which was where I saw the cherub statue we used on Technique. It was a garden ornament and we rented it for the shoot. It’s a very bacchanalian image, which fitted the moment just before the last financial crash and the new drug-fuelled hedonism involved in the music scene."

Peter Saville on his classic Joy Division and New Order artwork

Factory Records: Peter Saville

12 iconic record label designs

The Hacienda -  Peter Saville

PETER SAVILLE Waste Painting New Order Covers Iris print on Photorag Edition of 25 Accompanied by a signed and numbered certificate 118 x 89 cm 2003

SUPREME 05SS Peter Saville Joy Division Tee T Size(L)(-) [stay246_g6gu071] - $39.99 : Vans Shop, Vans Shop in California

SUPREME 05SS Peter Saville Joy Division Tee T Size(L)(-) [stay246_g6gu071] - $39.99 : Vans Shop, Vans Shop in California

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The Work of Peter Saville

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