In this bi-lingual Japanese and English interview, Jon Barthmus of Sun Airway and Takayuki Nakazawa, art director and designer for Japanese art collective NAM, offer their perspectives on designing an album cover together.
"Time (and its physical/visual presence) is an ever-present concept in my work, as well as a large factor in crystal growth."
"Dealing in the macro universe, an extremely wide variety of imagery will present itself in a relatively short amount of time." -- Timothy Leeds
"There are ongoing themes in my art that involve the clash of technology with the natural world as well as my own human guilt for being a part of that encroachment by default."