Storm Thorgerson: Iconic designer passes RIP

Storm Thorgerson, whose album cover artwork includes Pink Floyd's The Dark Side of the Moon, has died aged 69, the band's management has confirmed.

A childhood friend of the founding members of the band, he became their designer-in-chief, fashioning a string of eye-catching creations.He designed the cover showing a prism spreading a spectrum of colour for The Dark Side Of The Moon.

Storm Thorgerson

Storm Elvin Thorgerson is an English graphic designer, best known for his work for rock bands such as Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, Scorpions, Genesis, Europe, Dream Theater, The Cranberries, The Mars Volta, Muse and Biffy Clyro. Wikipedia

Born: 1944, Potters Bar
Education: Royal College of Art, University of Leicester