The design relies on the statement that hip-hop is a kind of modern archeology through the art of digging and sampling. The visual displays borders and ornaments from a Deberny & Peignot catalogue. The inside is inspired by some old archeology books from the 20th century, Each object portrays an artist/track.
Hip Dozer aspires to represent a scene often limited to the adjective lo-fi and its eclecticism, this fourth edition,brings together accomplished artists & promising beatmakers. A way of showing through 28 tracks that those producers have some groove left on their MPCs.
The NRV typeface is the result of Roxane Gataud’s workshop at ESAD• Valence. An introduction to type design by experimenting with shapes: no pencil allowed, only scissors and paper. My point was to create a font with massive serifs so I could write inside. I later developped it a bit more so it could make its way onto the final artworks.