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David Sylvian - Secrets of the Beehive, 1987
Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design, typography
Nigel Grierson: art direction, design, still-life photography
Yuka Fujii: portrait photography David Sylvian - Secrets of the Beehive, 1987
Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design, typography
Nigel Grierson: art direction, design, still-life photography
Yuka Fujii: portrait photography v23 - david sylvian approaching silence, 1999 v23 - david sylvian approaching silence, 1999 David Sylvian
Let the Happiness In / Blue of Noon / Buoy (Remix) (1987) [Single]
Vaughan Oliver: art direction design 
Nigel Grierson: design, photography David Sylvian
Orpheus / Mother and Child (1988) [Single]
Vaughan Oliver: art direction design 
Nigel Grierson: design, photography Trophies II  - 
the lyrics of David Sylvian (1999)
Lyrics and poems : David Sylvian
Art Direction : David Sylvian and Yuka Fujii
Design : Vaughan Oliver and Chris Bigg at v23
Cover photography : Shinya Fujiwara
Illustration manipulation and textures : v23
Portrait : Ingrid Chavez

Published by Opium (Arts) Ltd
49 Portland Road, London, W11 4LJ
First Edition January 1999
Format : 15 x 21 cm
Pages : about 80

ISBN 0 950 9550 2 7 Trophies - 
the lyrics of David Sylvian (1988)
Lyrics and poems : David Sylvian
Art Direction : 23 Envelope
Design and Typographie : Vaughan Oliver
Still-life and Portrait Photography : Nigel Grierson
Cover Illustration : Russell Mills
Cover Photography : Jeff Veitch

Published by Opium (Arts) Ltd
First Edition : January 1988
Second Edition : April 1988
Format: 15 x 21 cm
Pages : about 68

ISBN 0 950 9550 1 9 Sylvian/Fripp -  The Road to Graceland (1993) Tour Programme
Brochure and Merchandising Design: Vaughan Oliver and v23
Darshan Images : Jim Friedman
Portraits : Kevin Westenberg and Phil Knott
Biographies : Paul Tingen

Format : 17 x 24,5 cm
Pages : 34 v23 - david sylvian trophies II, 1999 (manipulated image) Vaughan Oliver - Viscereal Pleasures Book Cover Vaughan Oliver - Slightly Off The Ground Vaughan Oliver - This Rimy River Book Cover Cocteau Twins
Victorialand (1986)

Vaughan Oliver: concept, art direction, design 
Nigel Grierson: concept, art direction, image construction, photography Cocteau Twins
Love's Easy Tears (1986) [Single]

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Nigel Grierson: image construction, photography Cocteau Twins
Garlands (1982)

Vaughan Oliver: design 
Nigel Grierson: design Cocteau Twins
Peppermint Pig (1983) [Single]

Vaughan Oliver: design 
Nigel Grierson: photography, typography Cocteau Twins
Sunburst and Snowblind (1983) [EP]

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design, typography 
Nigel Grierson: art direction, design, photography, image construction Cocteau Twins
Head Over Heels (1983)

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design, typography 
Nigel Grierson: art direction, design, photography, image construction Cocteau Twins
The Spangle Maker (1984) [EP]

Vaughan Oliver: design 
Gertrude Kasebier: photograph Cocteau Twins
Treasure (1984)

Vaughan Oliver: concept, art direction, design 
Nigel Grierson: photography Cocteau Twins
Aikea-Guinea (1985) [Single]

Vaughan Oliver: design Cocteau Twins
Tiny Dynamine (1985) [EP]

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design, typography 
Nigel Grierson: art direction, design, photography, image construction Cocteau Twins
Echoes in a Shallow Bay (1985) [EP]

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design, typography 
Nigel Grierson: art direction, design, photography, image construction Cocteau Twins
The Pink Opaque (1985) [Compilation]

Vaughan Oliver: design 
Nigel Grierson: design David Sylvian & Robert Fripp
The First Day (1993)

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Dave Coppenhall: design 
Kevin Westenberg: photography 
Catherine McRea: design co-ordination David Sylvian & Robert Fripp
Jean The Birdman / Earthbound-Starblind / Endgame [CD 1] (1993) [Single]

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Kevin Westenberg: photography David Sylvian & Robert Fripp
Jean The Birdman / Gone To Earth / Tallow Moon / Dark Water [CD 2] (1993) [Single]

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Kevin Westenberg: photography Cocteau Twins
Stars and Topsoil: A Collection (1982-1990) (2000) [Compilation]

Vaughan Oliver: art direction 
Dominic Davies: photography 
Martin Anderson: graphic design 

(Based on original designs by 23 Envelope) Cocteau Twins
Lullabies to Violaine (2005) [Compilation]

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Chris Bigg: design assistance 
Roger Newbrook: images Scott Walker
The Drift (2006)

Vaughan Oliver: design 
Chris Bigg: design assistance 
Marc Atkins: photography Jóhann Jóhannsson
IBM 1401 - A User's Manual (2006)

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Chris Bigg: art direction, design, photography The Mountain Goats
Get Lonely (2006)

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design TV on the Radio
Wolf Like Me (2006) [Single]

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Chris Bigg: design assistance 
Tunde Adebimpe: art direction TV on the Radio
Return to Cookie Mountain (2006)

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Tunde Adebimpe: art direction, illustrations 
Chris Bigg: design assistance 
Marc Atkins: photography 
David Andrew Sitek: photography Cocteau Twins
Lullabies to Violaine (2005) [Compilation]

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Chris Bigg: design assistance 
Roger Newbrook: images Lush
Scar (1989) [EP]

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Chris Bigg: design assistance 
Jim Friedman: photography Lush
Mad Love (1990) [EP]

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Simon Larbalestier: photography 
Steven Appleby: illustration 
Chris Bigg: design assistance Lush
Gala (1990) [Compilation]

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Chris Bigg: design 
Jim Friedman: photography Lush
Sweetness and Light (1990) [Single]

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Chris Bigg: design 
Jim Friedman: photography Lush
Black Spring (1991) [EP]

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Jim Friedman: photography Lush
Spooky (1992)

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Jim Friedman: photography Lush
For Love (1991) [Single]

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Jim Friedman: photography Lush
Split (1994)

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Chris Bigg: art direction, design 
Richard Caldicott: photography 
Melodie McDaniel: portrait photography Lush
Hypocrite (1994) [Single]

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Chris Bigg: design 
Richard Caldicott: photography 
Melodie McDaniel: portrait photography Lush
Desire Lines (1994) [Single]

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Chris Bigg: design 
Richard Caldicott: photography 
Melodie McDaniel: portrait photography Lush
Lovelife (1996)

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Chris Bigg: art direction, design 
Ichiro Kono: photography Lush
500 (Shake Baby Shake) [CD2] (1996) [Single]

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Chris Bigg: art direction, design 
Ichiro Kono: photography Lush
500 (Shake Baby Shake) (1996) [Single]

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Chris Bigg: art direction, design 
Ichiro Kono: photography Lush
Ladykillers (1996) [Single]

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Chris Bigg: art direction, design 
Ichiro Kono: photography Lush
Ladykillers [CD2] (1996) [Single]

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Chris Bigg: art direction, design 
Ichiro Kono: photography Lush
Single Girl (1996) [Single]

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Chris Bigg: art direction, design 
Ichiro Kono: photography Lush
Single Girl [CD2] (1996) [Single]

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Chris Bigg: art direction, design 
Ichiro Kono: photography Lush
Ciao! (2000) [Compilation]

Vaughan Oliver: art direction 
Chris Bigg: design 
Dominic Davies: photography 

(Based on original designs by v23) This Mortal Coil
Sixteen Days-Gathering Dust (1983) [Single]

Vaughan Oliver: design 
Nigel Grierson: design This Mortal Coil
It'll End in Tears (1986)

Vaughan Oliver: design 
Nigel Grierson: art direction, photography 
Ivo Watts-Russell: concept This Mortal Coil
Filigree & Shadow (1986)

Vaughan Oliver: design 
Nigel Grierson: art direction, photography 
Ivo Watts-Russell: concept This Mortal Coil
Filigree & Shadow (1986)

Vaughan Oliver: design 
Nigel Grierson: art direction, photography 
Ivo Watts-Russell: concept This Mortal Coil
Filigree & Shadow Poster This Mortal Coil
Blood (1991)

Vaughan Oliver: design 
Nigel Grierson: art direction, photography 
Ivo Watts-Russell: concept Pixies
Come On Pilgrim (1987) [EP]

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Simon Larbalestier: photography Pixies
Surfer Rosa (1988)

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Simon Larbalestier: photography Pixies
Gigantic (1988) [Single]

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Simon Larbalestier: photography Pixies
Doolittle (1989)

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Simon Larbalestier: photography Pixies
Here Comes Your Man (1989) [Single]

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Simon Larbalestier: photography Pixies
Velouria (1990) [Single]

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Simon Larbalestier: photography 
Anne Garrrugues: Velouria's outfit Pixies
Dig for Fire (1990) [Single]

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Simon Larbalestier: photography 
Chris Bigg: design assistance Pixies
Bossanova (1990)

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Simon Larbalestier: photography 
Pirate: model-making 
Chris Bigg: design assistance Pixies
Planet of Sound (1991) [Single]

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Simon Larbalestier: photography 
Chris Bigg: design assistance Pixies
Trompe le Monde (1991)

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Simon Larbalestier: photography 
Chris Bigg: design 
Paul McMenamin: design assistance Pixies
Debaser (Live) (1997) [Single]

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Timothy O'Donnell: design 
Nicola Schwartz: photography Pixies
Debaser (Studio) (1997) [Single]

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Timothy O'Donnell: design 
Nicola Schwartz: photography Pixies
Death to the Pixies (1997) [Compilation]

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Timothy O'Donnell: design 
Nicola Schwartz: photography 
Kevin Westenberg: portrait photography Pixies
Pixies at the BBC (1998) [Compilation]

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Chris Bigg: design 
Simon Larbalestier: photography 
Kevin Westenberg: photography The Mountain Goats
Palmcorder Yajna (2003) [Single]

Vaughan Oliver: art direction 
Chris Bigg: photography Pixies
Wave of Mutilation: Best of Pixies (2004) [Compilation]

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Chris Bigg: art direction, design 
Jason Love: cover photography 
Andrew Caitlin: portrait photography The Mountain Goats
Letter From Belgium (2004) [Single]

Vaughan Oliver: art direction 
Chris Bigg: photography The Mountain Goats
The Sunset Tree (2005)

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Marc Atkins: photography Kristin Hersh
Hips and Makers (1994)

Vaughan Oliver: art direction 
Paul McMenamin: design assistance 
Shinro Ohtake: watercolors, collages 
Andrew Caitlin: photography Kristin Hersh
Strings (1994) [EP]

Vaughan Oliver: art direction 
Paul McMenamin: design assistance 
Shinro Ohtake: watercolors, collages Kristin Hersh
Your Ghost (1994) [Single]

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Paul McMenamin: design assistance 
Shinro Ohtake: watercolors, collages 
Andrew Caitlin: photography Kristin Hersh
Strange Angels (1998)

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
John Patrick Salisbury: photography 
Shinro Ohtake: artwork Kristin Hersh
The Grotto (2003)

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Chris Bigg: design 
Shinro Ohtake: artwork 
Michele McMinn: portraits Ultra Vivid Scene
She Screamed (1988) [Single]

Vaughan Oliver: design Ultra Vivid Scene
Ultra Vivid Scene (1988)

Vaughan Oliver: design Ultra Vivid Scene
Mercy Seat (1989) [Single]

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Zoe Leonard: photography Ultra Vivid Scene
Staring at the Sun (1990) [Single]

Vaughan Oliver: design Ultra Vivid Scene
Joy 1967-1990 (1990)

Vaughan Oliver: design Ultra Vivid Scene
Joy 1967-1990 (1990)

Vaughan Oliver: design Ultra Vivid Scene
Blood and Thunder (1993) [Single]

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Jim Friedman: photography Ultra Vivid Scene
Rev (1992)

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Jim Friedman: photography Michael Brook
Albino Alligator (1997)

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Chris Bigg: design 
Jim Sheldon: film still photography (portraits) 
Albert Sanchez: film still photography (interiors) 
Dominic Davies: sleeve photography Pieter Nooten & Michael Brook
Sleeps With the Fishes (1987)

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Chris Bigg: calligraphy 
Diana Grandi: back sleeve photography 
Sarah Tucker: colour photograpy Budd Fraser Guthrie & Raymonde
The Moon and the Melodies (1986)

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Nigel Grierson: design, photography Throwing Muses
Throwing Muses (1986)

Vaughan Oliver: design 
Nigel Grierson: design Throwing Muses
Chains Changed (1987) [EP]

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Nigel Grierson: design 
Andrew Caitlin: photography Throwing Muses
House Tornado (1988)

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Shinro Ohtake: watercolors, collages Throwing Muses
Counting Backwards (1991) [Single]

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Dave Coppenhall: design Pale Saints
Barging Into the Presence of God (1989) [EP]

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design Pale Saints
The Comforts of Madness (1990)

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Chris Bigg: design assistance 
Sarah Tucker: photography 
Belddyn Butcher: photography Pale Saints
Half-Life (1990) [EP]

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Nigel Grierson: art direction, design 
Dominic Davies: photography 
Claude Nuridsany: stills 
Marie Perennou: stills Pale Saints
In Ribbons (1992)

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Chris Bigg: art direction, design 
Kevin Westenberg: photography Michael Brook
Cobalt Blue (1992)

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Chris Bigg: art direction, design 
Russell Mills: artwork 
Simon Larbalestier: still-life photography 
Douglas Brothers: portrait photography 
Pirate: model-making His Name Is Alive
Livonia (1990)

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Beverley Carruthers: photography 
Chris Bigg: design assistance His Name Is Alive
Home Is in Your Head (1992)

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Dominic Davies: photography His Name Is Alive
Home Is in Your Head (1991)

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Dominic Davies: photography His Name Is Alive
The Dirt Eaters (1992) [EP]

Vaughan Oliver: design 
Chris Bigg: design 
Terry Dowling: screenprint detail His Name Is Alive
Mouth by Mouth (1993)

Vaughan Oliver: art direction 
Chris Bigg: design 
Colin Gray: photography His Name Is Alive
Stars on E.S.P. (1996)

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Timothy O'Donnell: design assistance 
Dominic Davies: photography 
Howard Hill/Oxford Scientific Films: photography His Name Is Alive
Nice Day (1997) [EP]

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Timothy O'Donnell: design assistance 
Dominic Davies: photography Vaughan Oliver & Shinro Ohtake, Tokyo Salamander, 1993 Book Vaughan Oliver/v23, Exhibition/ Exposition, Second extended edition, Paris book vaughan oliver/v23 - trophies ii test print david sylvian
Vaughan Oliver and v23 Exhibition/ Exposition, Nantes Book His Name Is Alive
Country Girl (1997) [EP]

Vaughan Oliver: art direction 
Dominic Davies: photography His Name Is Alive
Can't Always Be Loved (1998) [Single]

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Dominic Davies: photography 
Martin Anderson: design His Name Is Alive
Ft. Lake (1998)

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Dominic Davies: photography 
Timothy O'Donnell: design His Name Is Alive
Always Stay Sweet (1999) [Compilation]

Vaughan Oliver: art direction 
Chris Bigg: design, photography 
Timothy O'Donnell: design GusGus
Ladyshave [CD1] (1999) [Single]

Vaughan Oliver: design 
Chris Bigg: design 
Steph: photography 
Gus Gus: concept Pablo's Eye
Realismo (1999)

Vaughan Oliver: design 
Chris Bigg: design 
Tim Vary: design His Name Is Alive
Someday My Blues Will Cover the Earth (2001)

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
E.N.A.: image, where the sun shines all night at midsummer 
Lucien Rudaux: image, Bush
Swallowed (1996) [Single]

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Adrian Philpott: art direction, design 
Tom Croes: photography 
Timothy O'Donnell: design assistance VAUGHAN OLIVER and v23 POSTER DESIGNS book, published by v23, London, November 2005 VAUGHAN OLIVER and v23 POSTER DESIGNS book, published by v23, London, November 2005 VAUGHAN OLIVER and v23 POSTER DESIGNS book, published by v23, London, November 2005 VAUGHAN OLIVER and v23 POSTER DESIGNS book, published by v23, London, November 2005 This Rimy River - Vaughan Oliver and v23
Graphic works 1988-1994 This Rimy River - Vaughan Oliver and v23
Graphic works 1988-1994 This Rimy River - Vaughan Oliver and v23
Graphic works 1988-1994 This Rimy River
Limited Edition of 400 This Rimy River
Limited Edition of 400 This Rimy River
Limited Edition of 400 Tokyo Salamander book, Vaughan Oliver with Shinro Ohtake, 1993 Tokyo Salamander book, Vaughan Oliver with Shinro Ohtake, 1993 Tokyo Salamander book, Vaughan Oliver with Shinro Ohtake, 1993 Tokyo Salamander book, Vaughan Oliver with Shinro Ohtake, 1993 Tokyo Salamander book, Vaughan Oliver with Shinro Ohtake, 1993 Tokyo Salamander book, Vaughan Oliver with Shinro Ohtake, 1993 Dif Juz
Out of the Trees (1986) [Compilation]

Vaughan Oliver: concept, art direction, design 
Nigel Grierson: photography Tokyo Salamander book, Vaughan Oliver with Shinro Ohtake, 1993 Tokyo Salamander book, Vaughan Oliver with Shinro Ohtake, 1993 Tokyo Salamander book, Vaughan Oliver with Shinro Ohtake, 1993 Various Artists - Labels - 4AD
Lonely Is an Eyesore (1987) [Compilation]

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Terry Dowling: screenprint 
Jinny McGarrrity: etchings Xymox
Blind Hearts (1987) [Single]

Vaughan Oliver: art direction, design 
Jim Friedman: design, photography Pixies Bossanova Poster Pixies Dig for Fire Poster Lush Mad Love Poster Pixies Velouria Poster Lush Sweetness & Light Poster breeders pod  poster His Name Is Alive Livonia Poster Pixies Dig for Fire Poster Pale Saints The Comforts Of Madness Poster This Mortal Coil
It'll End in Tears (1986)

Vaughan Oliver: design 
Nigel Grierson: art direction, photography 
Ivo Watts-Russell: concept This Mortal Coil
It'll End in Tears (1986)

Vaughan Oliver: design 
Nigel Grierson: art direction, photography 
Ivo Watts-Russell: concept This Mortal Coil
Filigree & Shadow (1986)

Vaughan Oliver: design 
Nigel Grierson: art direction, photography 
Ivo Watts-Russell: concept


Visceral Pleasure Book

Vaughan Oliver Slightly Off The Ground Exhibition poster

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Books
V A U G H A N   O L I V E R


  • Facing the Other Way: The Story of 4AD


  • Vaughan Oliver:
    This Rimy River - Graphic Works 1988-94


  • Vaughan Oliver:
    Visceral Pleasures




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