Freelance designer Leigh Smiler and character developer Strictly Kev have jointly developed the album sleeve for the latest vinyl release from Fink, on the Ninja Tune label. The character on the sleeve is based on the comic Milk and Cheese by Evan Dorkin, an influence on Fink. ‘The crayon, childlike elements’ of the cover were designed to reflect the musical contents of the album, says Smiler.
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