Athenaeum blog interviews Danielle Pender, founder of Riposte, ‘We want the focus to be on what the women have to say, what they’ve achieved and who they are, rather than what they look like.’
032c no25 has a surprise inside – a DIY piece by Cyprien Gaillard using images from National Geographic to celebrate that magazine’s 125th anniversary.
The Independent and sister title i are for sale.
Creative Bloq rounds up some fine zines.
A brief look behind the scenes at Tate Etc as it turns ten.
‘Most profitable magazine in the UK’ Radio Times focuses print profits on digital.
Time for one last ‘best of 2013’ list: Bob Newman selects his favo(u)rite covers with a typically broad selection.
January 16, 2014
Cereal has launched new subscription travel guide website Guided By Cereal – every bit as beautiful as you’d expect from the Cereal team.
Offscreen have a smart new site and new issue on its way.
Bob Newman honoured with the US Society of Illustrator’s Richard Gangel Award.
Independent magazine biennale Facing Pages returns – 28/29 March, Arnhem, Netherlands. Speakers include Simon Esterson (Eye), Rachel Maria Taylor (Another Escape), Peter Bilak (Works That Work), Cathy Olmedillas (Anorak) and many more.
Meanwhile here’s a little of the inspiration that’s going into Cathy’s new Teepee teenage mag.
Vote for your favourite US News, Business and Politics magazine cover as part of this year’s ASME Awards.
Subscribe to Pen Pop Press and receive monthly vintage magazines.
Mr Magazine’s 2014 manifesto: Print is the future of digital.
UK Wired offer you the chance to mock up a selfie app front cover.
Great to see Bob Newman posting online again. Here’s his collection of recent Billboard covers by Andrew Horton.
Peter Huston declares iPhone mags a failure; for me their scale demands the simplicity that makes the best ones successful.
Online magazine Roar is raising money for the next stage of its campaigning site.
German studio Hort have redesigned Plot magazine (thanks Michael).
The latest Gym Class Magazine is now available for just £1.50 in our shop.
January 8, 2014
In London? tickets are still available for The Story. Always a great source of inspiration, this year’s day of talks features The Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger on the changing face of newspapers.
Coming up soon in Munich: QVED2014, a conference about editorial design I’m co-curating. Speakers include Mike Meiré (Brand Eins, 032c), Alex Breuer (The Guardian), David Moretti (Wired Italia), Pekka Toivonen (FAT), Patrick Waterhouse (Colors) and many more to come. Book now.
One of the themes identified for QVED is the new erotic magazine. Jacques co-founder Jonathan Leder has just produced his own, Fetishisms (NSFW) (corrected 11/01).
Made By Heart is a digital zine with some really nice overlay touches, built from scratch in frustration at PDF magazines.
The New York Times redesigns its website and provides a visual history of the site, a fascinating record of digital design.
Daniel spent Christmas collecting loads and loads and loads and loads of front covers.
How paywalls are paying off for publishers, according to Bloomberg Businessweek…
…and The Information is a new subs-based technology website testing exactly that…
…while Apple Newsstand is proving an obstacle to iPad magazine success – ‘The tablet magazine ship is sinking. fast.’
Must-read: Works That Work shares detailed financial statistics from its first year of publishing.
Steve at Stack Magazines has launched a shiny new website for the service.
December 10, 2013
‘We believe in print, we love print, and what we’re doing is creating a way to ensure the print magazine is published for years,’ – Adam Moss, editor of New York explains the decision to drop to fortnightly publication.
Enjoy every cover of i-D ever, a unique record of youth culture.
The Daily Mirror launches intriguing new diagram-based news site Ampp3d.
032c has a smart new site.
Who will you vote for in the Coverjunkie cover of the year poll?
At last! Blogosphere, the magazine for bloggers.
‘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.
CBS creative director Jeremy le Croix offers his Favo(u)rite Magazine for SPD.
Magazine-in-a-frisbee Freestyle has a new website.
Leeds-based Village have opened a web store with a fine selection of magazines (thanks Rhys).
Five favourite magazines I selected for De Groene Amsterdammer when in Amsterdam last week (Dutch-language).
Steve’s latest Two Minute video review takes a look at The Plant.
‘I started working on the idea and a dummy while commuting from Dorset to London – it’s my most productive time.’ An interview with Hole & Corner founder/editor Sam Walton. Sam is one of the speakers at next Tuesday’s Printout. The magazine also has its own bunch of festive events coming up soon.
Must-read: Kai from Offscreen shares his magazine’s financial details.
‘How magazines helped shape society’ – The Guardian run through ten of the PPA’s 100 important magazine moments.
An interview with Konstantin Kotov who runs independent magazine library/online shop Lebigmag in St Petersburg.
On Lab have a winter school about editorial design at the end of February in Berlin, deadline December 2. Highly recommended by a friend that did a previous school.
Pub magazine Doghouse are raising money via Kickstarter for their next edition, deadline Dec 11.
Music website Pitchfork reveal designs for new print magazine The Pitchfork Review.
Rupert Murdoch’s son James to join the board at Vice Media?
An interview with me for Freund von Freunden, includes my five favourite mags selected from the shelves at Do You Read Me?
November 19, 2013
The power of editorial design: ‘Magazine covers help people understand the world better.’
The power of editorial photography: see last weeks edition of French newspaper Libération, published with all images deleted.
Adbusters publishes a box-set of its last five ‘Epic Human’ issues.
Magasin is a new Hamburg-based online magazine shop. Welcome to the fray!
i–D starts to benefit from new owner Vice Media, launching a satisfying new website that feels right on brand.
Talking of Vice, ‘The next big thing always starts out looking like a toy’
New York magazine spots young people making magazines instead of websites. Great selection of indies, but surely they mean as well as?
In Amsterdam? I’ll be at Atheneaum this Thursday evening talking to Xandra Schutte about The Modern Magazine.