Book free tickets to magCulture Meets Fiera, part of Clerkenwell Design Week. 12noon 25 May.
Editorial design hero David King died recently; read his Eye profile.
New tennis mag Racquet promises a quality read – support it!
Right to Copy is a magazine about art and copyright that’s after your support too.
Read Steve’s round-up of last week’s indie talks at the PPA Festival.
We love this week’s New Yorker front/back cover and augmented reality addition by Christoph Niemann.
Help ‘quirky brand’ The Idler secure a future via Crowdcube.
Founder Mark Perry on Sniffin’ Glue, ‘I approached it almost like a school project. But I was really into magazines.’
Please note our magCulture Meets Francesco Franchi event is sold out– no tickets on door.
Fashion brands, celebs try on zines for size (thanks Penny).
i-D looks inside new book ‘A History of British Magazine Design.’
Another new women’s magazine: Lyra needs your support to fund issue one…
…as does The Small Things, a magazine seeking to energise young people’s interest in politics.
Jeremy spoke to Khoi Vinh about ‘Independence’ and indie mags.
Last call for tickets to magCulture Meets Benji Knewman, tomorrow, 28 April.
See the front covers of first editions of 19 magazines.
London, 11 May: Mark ‘Sniffing’ Glue…’ Perry talks about the seminal punk zine at the ICA. (thanks Warren).
When Prince replaced his name with a symbol, his team distributed it to publishers as a font.
London, 26 April: The first Fiera Briefing takes place at The Ace Hotel.
The D&AD Awards were judged this week; check this fine list of magazine winners, incl. Rubbish Famzine, Buffalo Zine, Fantastic Man, Flaneur…
…and talking of D&AD, our friends at Anorak are talking at the D&AD Festival this Saturday.
i-D highlights ‘The editors shaping the future of magazines.’
Read this: ‘On the persistance of physical books.’
London, 26 April: The Holborn’s New Men’s Mag discussion features Port, The Chap, Grey Fox blog.
Indie anthropology mag Peeps is crowdfunding issue two. Help them!
Condé Nast chief makes case for print, ‘Although the company’s magazines are available on an iPad, said Coleridge, “I wouldn’t say that there’s a huge rush”.’
Michael Wolfe lays into ex-Guardian editor Alan Rushbridger, ‘The problem was that Snowden couldn’t be monetised.’
New York, 27 April: SPD bring together their Brand of the Year nominees for a discussion on publishing brands. A strong mix, should be fascinating: Wired, Gather Journal and National Geographic.
Chanced Arm is a make-a-mag-in-24-hours project, 19 April. Help them!
‘An unwillingness, or inability, to stop is perhaps the defining characteristic of Phelps’s career…’ Thrasher editor interviewed (thanks James).
D&AD select eight award-winning magazine covers.
The Floating Magazine is an online project about Asian/Middle East creatives.
Inside New York magazine’s Instagram strategy: ‘we crafted a new kind of Instagram-specific piece of media that we coined Audiograms’
Loop app magazine closes.
This neat animation promotes the new issue of Popshot.
London: Another couple of weeks to check out Stack’s illustration show, Surprise!
It’s Nice That have an excerpt from the new Gym Class, Colin Crummy’s look at the continued importance of the front cover.
A round-up of Norwegian independent mags.
Nick Paul marks the demise of the print Independent with a look back at its design history.
Mag feature pay-per-article service Blendle launches first English language version in US.
Printout’s back this week, Tuesday 29 March. ‘90s to Now’ looks at long-lasting mags with Frieze, Idler, Tank and Wire. See you there!
i-D looks at Typical Girls mag.
Anorak celebrates its 10th birthday with the Drawing Imaginarium; next weekend in Yorkshire, later in the month in London.
The magCulture shop is closed today, Friday 25, but open again Saturday with special guest Steven Gregor (Gym Class) visiting 1-2pm. Join us!
Riposte presents… Curating Culture, London, 6 April.
Oh Comely sold to Iceberg Press.
Novum features 13,000 bespoke front covers.
The Happy Reader editor Seb Emina interviewed, ‘you can read it whilst walking, fold it over, hold it in one hand like a book and have your coffee in the other…’
Meet new skate mag Free (thanks Andrew).
Don’t miss magCulture meets… Mushpit, as Char and Bertie reveal their new issue, London, 22 March.
Support Scottish football mag Nutmeg’s Kickstarter.
Jeremy’s teaming up with Ben from The White Review for a Frieze Academy event about independent publishing, London, 12 April.
Daniel Gray discusses the disappearance of the backs of things.
Football mag When Saturday Comes reaches 30 years.
Indiecon2016 confirmed for 2–4 September, Hamburg.
We’ve linked here before, but Oz is always worth a look.
The Guardian editor begins the back track from predecssor’s digital must be free stance.
Kinfolk founder Nathan Williams interviewed, ‘If you go through the Kinfolk Instagram there’s not a single photo of a latte…’
Put a Egg On It highlight their beautiful back covers.
Peckham Peculiar publisher to launch Dulwich Diverter.
Art director Mark Neil’s smart redesign of Time Out includes a new version of the logo, ‘there are now no restrictions with the black background…’
Nottingham’s School of Print project funded; top up their campaign for some extras.
The PPA have a new chairman, James Tye of Dennis.
LCC’s Intersect event, London, 10 March has a great line-up incl: Liv Siddall, Vince Medeiros and Peter Houston.
Time Out London rebrands with the strange line ‘Right Near, Right Now.’
US news: More magazine closes.
Jeremy talks Shop again…
…and is doing another Fireze Academy session, ‘Introduction to Independent Publishing,’ 12 April.
What’s not to like about a music mag called Stupid? Last few hours to boost its funds for launch.
Behind the scenes with Thorstenat Hamburg’s Coffee Table Mags.
The Lubalin Centre are publishing a series of online overviews of Lubalin’s magazine design work, starting with fact.
Jeremy talks Shop for A New Type of Imprint.
Support Rueville as they Kickstart their first issue.
As The Independent closes, here are ten ways print continues to thrive elsewhere.
Great piece from Michael Wolff, ‘it might be good news to have at least clarified the point that digital is not the future of the news business…’
The Guardian published a great set of pictures from the BAFTAs.
UK Independent newspapers to close after 30 years, i sold.
The indie mag market as seen from India.
A quick glimpse of the redesign of Evening Standard magazine ES by David Lane of The Gourmand.
‘I didn’t make it as a journalist by studying — I made it by doing…’ Benji Knewman editor interviewed.
Archive interview with the guys from Modern Toss, includes a look at the early days of Loaded.
Celebrities ‘as eager as ever to land magazine covers,’ according to the ASME.