Vintage Book & Record Covers Come to Life in a Mesmerizing Animated Video

Back in April 2020, ani­ma­tor Hen­ning M. Led­er­er launched his “Books & Sleeves” project where he turns abstract geo­met­ric pat­terns, all fea­tured on vin­tage book and record cov­ers, into mes­mer­iz­ing mov­ing images. Above, you can watch the sec­ond install­ment of the project, which does­n’t dis­ap­point.

In the past, we’ve also fea­tured more of Lederer’s cre­ative work–from his ani­ma­tions of mid-cen­tu­ry min­i­mal­ist book cov­ers and vin­tage psy­chol­o­gy and phi­los­o­phy books, to his ani­ma­tion of a 1926 lith­o­graph that famous­ly por­trays the human body as a mod­ern fac­to­ry. Be sure to give them all a watch.

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Mythos: An Ani­ma­tion Retells Time­less Greek Myths with Abstract Mod­ern Designs

Vin­tage Book & Record Cov­ers Brought to Life in a Mes­mer­iz­ing Ani­mat­ed Video

“Man as Indus­tri­al Palace,” the 1926 Lith­o­graph Depict­ing the Human Body as a Mod­ern Fac­to­ry, Comes to Life in a New Ani­ma­tion

55 Cov­ers of Vin­tage Phi­los­o­phy, Psy­chol­o­gy & Sci­ence Books Come to Life in a Short Ani­ma­tion


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