Port announces its first licensed edition, to be be published in Russia from the next issue, no7.
A gallery of British Elle’s front covers.
The Newspaper Club hits profit, continues to expand.
British Vogue editor Alexander Shulman talks about the magazine this Friday at the V&A, London.
Copeland Book Market takes place in London SE15, Thursday–Sunday this week.
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Condé Nast confirm plans for their fashion college on Greek St. in London’s Soho.
US publisher’s ‘Spotify for magazines’ launches. Next Issue will allow US tablet (inc iPad) access to monthlies for $9.99 and adds on weeklies for $14.99.
Richard Turley’s favourite magazine covers.
Another new newspaper format: the half-tabloid. Newspaper as magazine?
The Vetted online magazine store stocks many magCulture favourites.
Steven Heller looks at Art and Life.
Tony at MagForum is writing a book and notes his research reading on his blog.
A quick look at four independents, each doing a good job with illustrated front covers. Starting with Huck and the always reliable Jean Julien. As the cover announces, the issue looks at gender bias through sport, gangs and cupcake-making. It also has a pull-out facimile of the original 1991 Riot Grrrl manifesto.
Rick Poynor discusses self-publishing from a book writing angle.
Article’s 24 hour magazine project, Don, looks good.
A sad, predictable story – an insider’s view of the demise of Time Out London.
Haven’t checked over George Lois’s Esquire covers for a while? Here they are again, plus some lesser-known examples.
Indian art director-copy writer team win chance to design AdAge front cover.
Newsweek creative director Dirk Barnett has started a tumblr site.
And finally our next weekly newsletter goes out tomorrow morning. Have you subscribed? See box top right here.
Lots to happen the next couple of days, but today they’re taking a lead from the PPA’s recent public cover vote and holding their own vote on the best indie cover. See the selection here and vote by email/comment/twitter, or get along to Shoreditch and vote in person.
Each vote is represented by a cover printout on the container wall – see above. Looks like Ride Journal a clear favourite at present…
In the US younger magazine readers appear to be defying expectations.
Wallpaper* are at it again, with a set of 27 covers for subscribers to select from with their August issue.
The Newspaper Club and Glasgow School of Art collaborate on a design brief.
IPC Editorial Director Andy Cowles has quietly launched his own blog, Coverthink. Expect real insight into the hardcore world of mainstream cover strategy.
Eye spot a lovely series of zines from Australia.
A new magazine for London – unseen as yet, but here’s the story.
This week Bloomberg Businessweek hits the nail on the head yet again with another simple, crisp idea that says exactly what we’re all thinking about the subject.
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This recent front cover of Architects Journal marked the opening of the Barbican Centre’s major Bauhaus show. The magazine logo is adpated to fit the Bauhaus circle/square/triangle motif, and the duotone red photo appears through a die cut square in the cover and shows principals of the school – Gropius, Breuer and Kandinsky et al. Design by art editor Brad Yendle.