Our shop at the Monocle Christmas Market is open til 5pm today, selling the new Hole & Corner, latest Noble Rot as well as Colors, Alpine Review, FAT and others. You can also pick up signed copies of The Modern Magazine, The Big Book of Anorak and the last few Making Magazines 2012.
We’re also offering a magCultural bundle – a tote bag containing a signed copy of The Modern Magazine and copies of My Favo(u)rite Magazine and the new issue for Gym Class for a discounted £40.
Also on site: Santa, his reindeer and other stalls including Esk, Cos, Allpress, Monocle Shop, Honest Jons, Trunk and others.
Midori House, 1 Dorset Street London W1U 4EG until 5pm today, Sunday.
Update: it’s notable that this is one of the only cover tributes that references the young Mandela, the period he was still regarded as a terrorist rather than hero by the predecessors of many of those leaders paying homage today.
Illustration by Kadir Nelson
This weekend Monocle open up their offices for their annual Christmas Market. There’ll be plenty of present-buying opportunities, Allpress coffee and Santa on hand (complete with reindeer) plus the magCulture shop will be returning following the success of our pop-up shop at the Summer Fayre. We’ll have some our favourite recent magazines piled up and ready to go, along with signed copies of The Modern Magazine and a rare opportunity to pick up copies of My Favo(u)rite Magazine and Gym Class Magazine in the flesh.
The Market is open 11am–7pm on Saturday and Sunday at Midori House, 1 Dorset Street London W1U 4EG
See you there!
A Rabona, as we all know, is that tricksy move in football where you kick the ball by wrapping one leg behind the other. It’s also the name of a new magazine about football, out this week, featuring a lengthy interview with Arsenal and England full back Kieran Gibbs as well as under 21 England star Eric Dier, Everton woman’s star Toni Duggan, Millwall FC Chairman John Berylson and photo reports from several matches.
Buy Rabona here.
If you attended the Making Magazines 2012 event in aid of the St Bride Foundation back in March 2012 you should now have received your copy of the magazine Simon Esterson and I promised you as part of the event. It took a long time coming but I hope you agree is worth the wait. If you weren’t at the event, we now have a few copies available for sale, with all profits going to St Bride.
A big welcome back to Melbourne’s Linefeed magazine review vid, this time featuring Gratuitous Type, Art Review, Curious Iconic Craft, The Modern Magazine plus many other mag-related items – 30 minutes of pure magazine goodness, set to Michael’s dulcet tones.
Set some time aside and enjoy. And look out for the magnificent Cat People.
‘It’s easier to start a newspaper than save one,’ say the publishers of Australia’s soon-come The Saturday Paper.
Ex-editor Dylan Jones profiles i-D founder Terry Jones as he withdraws from the magazine after selling it to Vice.
New York magazine confirms it will end weekly publication in favour of every two weeks from March…
…despite ‘revenue of around $3 million a week.’ Can that be right?
Wired, Cosmo main winners in AdWeek’s survey of US mags. Interesting comparing the choices with the reader’s choices.
‘e-commerce, digital discoverability and multi-platform reach’ important to PPA says CEO Barry McIlheney.
Francesco Franchi is an Italian editorial designer who has been applying his theories for a new paradigm of news design to IL Magazine, the monthly magazine of newspaper Il Sole 24 Ore. The result has been a multiple award-winning exposition of typographic and infographic invention, a thrilling visual treat that transcends its Italian-only execution. We join him as his first book on the subject of news design is published, itself a tour de force of design featuring many of the leading figures of contemporary editorial design.
November 29, 2013
For a while now Bristol has been a great source of independent magazines, so it make sense for them to band together and form Bristol Independent Publishers. BIP will promote the many local magazines – Another Escape, Boneshaker, Cereal, Offlife… the full list is on their site.
Congratulations to all the winners at the UK Digital Magazine Awards earlier this week. Headline winners include Katachi, Top Gear and BBC Good Food…
…and to the winners at the CMA Awards, ie customer publishing. Big winner Audi.
Bauer Media announce new app-only magazine launch for women, The Debrief.
Five thoughts on what makes successful digital magazines.
Victoria Beckham guest-edits Paris Vogue, gets an exclusive interview with husband David.
Independent cycling mag Rouleur have a smart new website.
Bread is a PDF magazine about, um, bread, that is raising funds for a print edition.
Read my Eye Reputations interview with Vanity Fair creative director Chris Dixon.
The magCulture pop-up shop will be at next week’s Monocle Christmas Market, selling signed copies of ‘The Modern Magazine’ as well copies of My Favo(u)rite magazine, Gym Class Magazine and a range of recent magazines. December 7-8, Dorset Street London W1U 4EG.
The third issue of The Gourmand is available on pre-order now, promising cultural explorations of food featuring design hero Milton Glaser, artists John Baldessari and Sissel Tolaas, synaesthesia, Little Chef, the tradition of toasting and plenty more. Love the composite cover image.
Buy your copy here.