Justice, the French duo consisting of Gaspard Augé and Xavier de Rosnay, is one of electronic music’s most legendary acts. Their unique and funky sound has shined for generations of music lovers. However, the duo is also famous for one other thing. Their logo, which is a version of the holy cross, has evolved in style across their three albums.
Justice’s first album, Cross, features a yellow cross against a black backdrop. Their next album, Audio, Video, Disco, ventures into a more creative cross, incorporated in a nature themed background. Lastly, Woman, the duo’s most recent album, features a cross as part of a funky painting. Xavier recently sat down with Stoney Roads and discussed the inspiration behind the logo:
“When we were making the record sleeve, we noticed that the ‘T’ was the centre letter of ‘Justice’, and that it could be replaced by a cross. We really liked heavy-metal and rock style logo design, and we wanted to design the Justice logo in a similar way. We kept using it in all our artworks, and it just never left. It’s incredible when you think about it because it’s obviously not our logo. It’s Jesus Christ’s logo. kind of crazy, the way we managed to take this universal sign and own it a certain manner.”