Time for a quick round-up of recent arrivals at magCulture, starting with food magazine The Gourmand. Like a number recent food titles (Fire & Knives and Put A Egg On It spring to mind, more here) The Gourmand uses food as a starting point to enjoy the strange ways of we humans. There’s photography from south India, extreme close-up eating images by Gustav Almestal, some David Shrigley art accompanied by an interview over a meal at his favourite restaurant.
A great front page for Saturday’s Guardian.
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.
Stack meets the man behind the rather fine magazine sharing site MagPile.
A newspaper on your coffee cup sleeve? Why not?
The Association of Publishing Agencies drops the word ‘Publishing’ in favour of ‘Marketing’. Say hello to the Content Marketing Association.
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It being their 50th anniversary this year, D&AD have been pushing out lots of historical winning work from those years, and we’ve just received a bunch of jpegs of magazine and newspaper winners that are a little random but interesting nonetheless. Starting, above, with a late nineties iteration of The Guardian Weekend tabloid features section.
Here in London it barely feels cold enough to be winter – after last years big freeze it’s strangely warm here. Thank you Monocle, then, for reminding us of the season with the arrival of their latest tabloid. The third in the biannual series returns to the alps and provides news for the ski season. Assuming there’s actually some snow…