We’ve been selling magazines here on magCulture for the past year or so, after a number of emails asking where to buy some of the magazines featured on the blog. We sold a good few magazines but it was a rather basic service. So today we’re excited to open up our new shop site.
We’ve expanded it to include a small selection of our favourite magazines and offer an improved service for multiple orders. We currently have seven titles in stock: Elsie, Gym Class, Karen, mono.kultur, PopShot, Put A Egg On It and Wrap, with an eighth to be added soon. As each sells out we’ll replace it with another magazine, so there’ll be a limited supply of every magazine and an ever-changing rolling selection. It is a deliberately small range based on quality rather than quantity.
Londoners can also pick up copies of the same magazines from our pop-up shop at the Church of London offices from 1 December (71a Leonard Street, EC2A 4QS).
Brain Pickings looks back at sixties magazine Fact, designed by Herb Lubalin. Typographic covers notable for their content as much as their design.
Google experiments with survey-walls instead of pay-walls to access content.
Condé Nast website Style.com launches its print edition.
Good magazine’s Casey Caplowe talks about the magazine and its infographics.
Dazed & Confused anniversary show opens at Somerset House this Friday.
Reminder that Archi Zines also opens this week.
The Omni archive – that logo!
Get ahead with Christmas – buy someone a reduced price subscription to Stack.
A new magazine event, alas for Spain only. Tinta de la Casa launches in Barcelona next week and later this month in Madrid. Visitors are presented with a magazine menu to select their reading to go with their meal. Love it.
Big Kids is a new kids magazine from Australia.
Steve from Stack reveals all to LeCool London.
Learn fashion at Condé Nast College.
From assistant art editor to launch editor… Mollie Makes editor Jane Toft interviewed.
Printout! returns; news of next event soon…
Happy Birthday to Australian design magazine Desktop – 25 years old this month and celebrating with a special issue featuring a 16-page visual essay about visual culture in Australia over that period.
Uncanny Magazine looks, ahem, uncannily good.
The new issue of Underscore is at the printers, and will be launched soon in Singapore with an exhibition of independent magazines apread across several cafés in the city. The U Café project will feature many magCulture favourites: 032c, Apartamento, mono.kultur and Wrap among them. From September 22nd.
Don’t forget Vetted have a great selection of independent magazines avilable online here, including several of the above.
The New Yorker is the latest of many magazines distributing their content via Flipboard…
…though if in China you may find Flipboard access compromised.
Zine publisher/distributor Nieves are opening a London store this week: Nieves at X Marks the Bökship, 210 Unit 3 Cambridge Heath Road.
US-based online shop Vetted sells a range of independent magazines including Apartamento, Grafik, Little White Lies.
Babylon Falling ia s great online resource for sixties alternative magazines and design (thanks Bob).
Condé Nast increases the cost of its ipad apps and moves Vanity Fair and GQ to Adobe DPS.
Abstract takes place in Maine this June, features a remarkable line up in Scott Dadich, Luke Hayman, Dirk Barnett, Arem Duplessis, Florian Bachleda and Gael Towey.
PPA chief Barry Mcilheney warns about the effect of increased postage costs in UK.
I like the look of PWR Paper.
South Africa’s i-Jusi magazine exhibiting in London.
Glasgow’s Gmbh magazine store is selling online.
In case you’ve missed it so far, Cover Junkie is doing a great job compiling the best magazine covers. A must–follow.
Reminder I’m on a panel at Publishing Expo next Weds.
New York magazine has an in-depth interview with ‘Martha Stewart for the global elite’ Tyler Brulé. Reveals a liking for knee-length long johns from
German underwear brand Schiesser and a dislike of New York street lights.
Stack America have some special offers this December. Go on…!
Win a shiney ‘Tron’ print over at the Little White Lies Facebook page.
…another opens in Vancouver. Hello, Motto.
Wired taken to task for its portrayal of women.
Another source of magazines online: Tatty Devine (thanks Lesley).
We’re included at n014 in a new list of the top 50 design blogs, which is nice. And we’re in good company: Creative Review, It’s Nice That, Noisy Decent Graphics, Site Inspire all present. Decision partly based on visitor numbers so thanks for your support.
Take the headache out of prepping for print with this app.
Teal Triggs has a soundtracked slideshow on zines on the BBC site.
A new online magazine store for the UK: hello, Present (thanks Ralph).
One time Sleazenation art director Scott King has a book out. Read about it here.
The latest issue of Canada’s fine Coupe is now available, their annual design and image issue featuring over 100 top design projects from around the world.