Editor Rosa Park launched quarterly food/travel magazine Cereal late last year. The first issue has sold out, and she’s just gearing up for this week’s arrival of issue two.
Where are you today?
I’m working from home. It’s quite nice when I do; I get to work in my PJs and take power naps if need be. I’m a big believer in naps – I wish all offices had nap facilities. (Is it just me?) I’ve been told Google has one. Can someone verify this for me?
The launch issue of Perdiz first appeared last Autumn, but what better for this dull, dark January than a magazine about happiness? This dual-language (Spanish-English) magazine is not only a great-looking publication but it overcomes any national differences to prove happiness is, as it says on the cover, contagious.
I remember first seeing Flow in Amsterdam; it’s originally a Dutch magazine, and is notable for the positioning of its logo on the front cover (floating in the centre of the page) and the production tricks used throughout each issue. I had no idea what it was really about, though.
With the recent launch of this English-language edition it’s suddenly clear what Flow is about; it’s about paper. As such it aligns itself neatly with the whole arts and crafts Etsy thing that’s been going on for the last few years.
Acido Surtido is a 650 x 950mm fold-out publication from Argentina. The large single sheet folds down to 32 panels, each 160 x 235mm and filled with an artwork by invited contributors working to a theme. For this recent issue the theme was ‘Plane’, and each of the 2,000 copies featured a custom cover addition by artist Sael, using coloured tapes. Here are three examples.
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