MUST READ: From last September’s Domus but still vital: comparison of magazines and ‘editorial apps’.
‘Here’s something the internet can’t do,’ according to David Hepworth.
A long year later – a late 2011 conversation between me and Bob Newman for Gym Class Magazine shows how fast things are moving.
Calvert Journal is a new editorial site devoted to contemporary Russian creativity.
The New Yorker self-rejects: writer submits published New Yorker text to the that magazine (and others), finds it rejected by all.
February 8, 2013
Another live magazine-making session is taking place this weekend, this time in New Delhi, as part of Unbox festival, led by Teal Triggs.
The Death of Journalism? There’s a beer for that, promising to be as ‘dark and bitter as the future of American journalism.’
Net-a-Porter plan to launch their own newsstand magazine later this year.
Daily Mail website wins DBA effectiveness award, and Design Week notes they, ‘have torn up the web design rule-book, and the results, while not always pretty, are incontrovertibly effective’. I’m all for tearing up the rules, but…
Must read: a thorough look at Berg and their Little Printer project, from Dan Hill in Domus. Long but worth the effort.
I went to a fascinating evening of talks called ‘The Printer’s Tale’ at Decoded the other night. The plentiful wine and mince pies were enough on their own to spread cheer, but the talks were equally enjoyable, looking at how print is combining with digital. Or is it digital with print? Arriving early I met a woman who had been running a magazine workshop with schoolkids. She bemoaned their lack of magazine experience, a gentle reminder of the ‘end of print’ elephant in the room.
Warning: many, many magazines have been harmed building this furniture. Don’t let the makers near my studio!
Late to this, worth a look if you’ve not seen it. Financial news site Quartz, from the publishers of The Atlantic.
Condé Nast have made video samplers featuring editors of their magazines (thanks Richard).
Flowsee is a new magazine project raising money via Kickstarter; content to be decided by readers.
The Economist sees better times ahead for paywalls.
Is it that time again already? The SPD Awards are open for entries.
Next week in Rome – the 3rd Belvedere independent magazine festival.
The Daily may be dead but Joe Zeff presents the case for tablet publishing.
US Vogue’s Grace Coddington interviewed as she publishes her memoirs.
Church of London art director Victoria Talbot interviewed.
Watch out for Fire & Knives’ soon-come sister magazine Gin & It.
The New Yorker is digghing into its massive archive with the new Double Take blog.
Wired has a pop-up shop in London from 2–5 December.
Gym Class has published some of Richard Turley, Luke Hayman and my thoughts about last year’s SPD Awards.
The attendee list for next week’s Little Magazine Coalition meeting in NY grows.
Take a peek inside 032c art director Mike Meiré’s Cologne apartment, courtesy of New York Times T Magazine (thanks Richard).
Yesterday’s Shortlist had a ‘playable’ videogame on the front cover.
Print isn’t dead, but print as we know it is dead, according to Condé Nast CEO.
Colors launches a Brazilian edition.
The Germans is a new political journal from Germany and looks intriguing (thanks Mike).
Long form journalism is great. But who’s going to write it all?
A slideshow of independent fashion magazines.
SPD announce this years Awards co-chairs.
I like the sound of new app Circa but frustratingly its not yet avilable outside the US.
‘To read an edition of Aspen magazine is to flip through a booklet, unfurl a concertina, shuffle some postcards or to unfold a poster.’ Eye reviews the Aspen exhibition at London’s Whitechapel gallery.
‘At the time, women in journalism were relegated to fact-checking and research, with little hope of rising in the mostly male editorial ranks.’ The story of the seventies Newsweek revolt.
Meanwhile in the London of the same era Robin Fior was the dominant designer of counter-culture publications such as Black Dwarf. Read his obituary here.
Next week’s New Statesman will be guest-edited by Chinese artist Ai Weiwei.
A brief video insight into the magazine collection of Barcelona-based publisher/magaholic Luis Venegas.
How to prevent spoilers in an online movie review – run part of the text in white (thanks Jennifer).
New magazine app tool Maz lets readers share pages direct to Pinterest.