Peter Saville designs limited edition ‘Control’ t-shirt

Posted August 20th, 2007 by eric

Who better to design a t-shirt celebrating the release of Anton Corbijn’s Joy Division biopic, Control, than the man who designed the cover of Unknown Pleasures himself? Fashion designer Paul Smith has commissioned acclaimed graphic designer Peter Saville, who was art director and co-founder of Factory Records, to design a limited edition t-shirt for the launch of Corbijn’s new film, which hits theaters on October 5. In keeping with Saville’s famously stark style, the design is very simple, referencing the pulses of a neutron star, which featured on the cover of Unknown Pleasures. It is limited to 200 pieces. 

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4 responses so far ↓

  • 1 K // Aug 20, 2007 at 9:10 pm

    must. resist.

  • 2 Eric Greenwood // Aug 20, 2007 at 9:24 pm

    i think they’ve completely sold out, so you’re probably safe.

  • 3 K // Aug 21, 2007 at 12:01 am

    That’s good. I can save my money for the flight to the UK to catch the opening night screening.

  • 4 Jaime // Aug 30, 2007 at 8:08 am

    The description doesn’t mention that the white text is actually silver & it shines. I have one, i feel like a christmas tree when i wear it, it’s awful.
    It’a not worth 50 pounds!