Peter Saville – After Closer

Online art gallery [s]edition has just added Peter Saville to its roster, and his first work is a rather abstract update of his 1980 cover design for Joy Division’s Closer.

[s]edition, which launched last year with branding and interactive design by Barnbrook, is a platform for collecting digital artworks.

Users can buy limited-edition digital artworks, which can be downloaded, viewed on any platform, and come with a certificate of guarantee.

For his [s]edition debut, Saville has contributed new work After Closer (Digital Edition).

Originally created for the V&A’s Postmodernism exhibition, After Closer (Digital Edition) is based on the dimensions of the Closer album cover, but deletes the central artwork, replacing it with two day-glo colour-changing fields.

The constant change and occasional mergings of colour are, apparently, intended to represent the birth of New Order from the ashes of Joy Division.

Peter Saville’s After Closer (Digital Edition) is limited to just 1000 digital copies, priced at upwards of £16 at

And thanks to the lovely people at [s]edition, we’ve got one copy to give away for free to a Design Week reader.

For a chance to win, follow the Design Week Twitter feed here and take part in our weekly #designquiz – this week’s winner will receive a coupon code to download the artwork. This week’s #designquiz will take place between 4-5pm GMT on 19 October, so make sure you tune in then for the question. Good luck!

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