Deface Value isn't like your traditional record store and only carryies cover art items that are authentically found or intentionally altered.
Deface Value was started up originally by the owner of Seattle-based used record shop Jive Time Records. He was always coming across these doodled over album covers and discovered them to be a form of art. From the Beatles to Elvis Presley, this unique Deface Value collection can be seen in the featured gallery.
Deface Value Allows You to Purchase Intentionally Altered Album Cover Art
1. Intentionally Altered Album Covers - The trend of intentionally altering album covers presents opportunities for artists and designers to create unique and personalized artworks for album covers.
2. Authentic and Doodled Album Cover Art - The trend of collecting authentic and doodled album cover art opens up opportunities for collectors and enthusiasts to explore the artistic value of these unique pieces.
3. Alternative Record Stores - The trend of alternative record stores like Deface Value challenges the traditional record store model and offers a niche market for curated and unique album cover art.
1. Art and Design - The art and design industry can benefit from the disruptive innovation opportunities presented by the trend of intentionally altering album covers, allowing artists to explore new creative possibilities.
2. Collectibles and Memorabilia - The collectibles and memorabilia industry can tap into the trend of collecting authentic and doodled album cover art, providing unique and valuable items for music enthusiasts and collectors.
3. Music Retail - The music retail industry can learn from alternative record stores like Deface Value and explore new business models that cater to niche markets, offering curated and unique album cover art.