Peter Saville, Pulsars, and "Unknown Pleasures" / by Lars Garvey Laing-Peterson

Cambridge Encyclopedia of Astronomy

Cambridge Encyclopedia of Astronomy

While the Atlantic's article on the cover of Joy Division's "Unknown Pleasures" is far from the first to investigate the origins of the album art—Tate Etc.'s Jon Wozencroft wrote a wonderful, detailed piece on the iconic image back in 2007—the accompanying interview with Peter Saville for the upcoming Visualized conference in New York is worth all three minutes and forty seconds of your time.