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While Blue Note Records’ legendary artistic director Reid Miles is a design hero and huge inspiration to me, and likely many others, for his work creating a distinctive and long-lasting aesthetic that conveyed everything the record label its music were about, the design of these three albums below by A&M Records’ Brazilian recording legend Sergio Mendes are equally iconic. They convey the tropical flavor, Brazilian-ness, and overall ‘cool’ of the music on those LPs. I’m absolutely enamored by these album covers.

Sergio Mendes 3

Sergio Mendes 1

Sergio Mendes 2

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