Name, logo and artwork design The Common Linnets

A selection of work. Creative fields: logo design, branding, visual identity and artwork design.

The Common Linnets are a Dutch band comprising Ilse DeLange, and Waylon. The band represented the Netherlands at the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 in Copenhagen. Their song for the competition was "Calm After the Storm”. Rens Dekker came up with the name for the band:‚ The Common Linnets’ and designed the CD cover artwork for both‚ Calm After The Storm’ and their self-titled album, that was released in May 2014. Ilse and Waylon are from the eastern part of The Netherlands. In Dutch people from this region are sometimes called ‘heikneuters’, referring to the songbird ‘kneu’. In English this bird is called a common linnet. So in fact Ilse and Waylon are both singing birds from the eastern Netherlands.

Tags: The Common Linnets, Eurovision Song Contest 2014, album artwork, name, art direction, design, concert, music, Ilse DeLange, Waylon, Jake Etheridge, JB Meijers
The Common Linnets album and single artwork Calm After The Storm

The Common Linnets album and single artwork Calm After The Storm


Album artwork The Common Linnets

Album artwork The Common Linnets


The Common Linnets 12 inch vinyl record

The Common Linnets 12 inch vinyl record


Artwork design The Common Linnets - Calm After The Storm

Artwork design The Common Linnets - Calm After The Storm


Artwork design The Common Linnets - Calm After The Storm

Artwork design The Common Linnets - Calm After The Storm


The Common Linnets poster

The Common Linnets poster


Artwork design for the single ‘We Don't Make The Wind Blow’

Artwork design for the single ‘We Don't Make The Wind Blow’







Only 3 days after the release date, the album won a Gold Award...

Only 3 days after the release date, the album won a Gold Award...


...and 4 days later Platinum!

...and 4 days later Platinum!



















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