Bloomberg Businessweek has redesigned their ‘Etc’ section, the in-house team working with consultant Mark Leeds to add a new super-wide sans called Druk Wide. You can see it here in the headline, in among the dogs. The font is also used for the section header (after jump).
Chris Dixon was part of the team behind the influential 2005 redesign of New York magazine. In late 2011 he joined Vanity Fair and has spent the last 18 months quietly reinventing the look of that magazine. He looks forward to his week ahead and shares a rare favourite magazine.
January 30, 2013
Andy Cowles looks at the highs and lows of using a hashtag on your front cover.
Mario Garcia gets Flipboarding.
The PPA is 100 years old this year and will be celebrating by with a Front Cover of the Century vote. That’s a single cover from a hundred years of covers. Gulp.
Which types of magazine are publishing apps and for which platforms? According to Thea Selby, iPad business titles lead the way.
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.
Steven Heller looks back to a time when ‘magazines had balls’.
The Little Magazine Coalition is adding members.
Underscore’s UCafé magazine library returns to Singapore, open August 1–12.
Some spectacular eighties graphics from The Picture Newspaper (via Idea Books).
Story is a new magazine about Kentucky, US, life. Like the logo.
Coming up: another magazine-in-a-day project, this time in Cardiff, October 6.
The MPA have published their annual Magazine Media Factbook – 104 pages of stats about the US magazine market (thanks David).