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These classic album covers have been translated into beautiful minimalist prints

We get it: you want to show off your stellar music taste by hanging some vinyl albums on the wall, but you also don’t want it to look like you’re squatting in a branch of Urban Outfitters.

The solution? Give all of your money to Aussie artist Nick Barclay, who has crafted a bunch of uber cool-looking minimalist interpretations of famous album covers.

You might remember the graphic designer's ace technique from his series on the symptoms of depressionStar Wars characters and popular brand logos

Have a look at the stripped-back prints below, and have a go at identifying them (answers below the image).



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