Interesting look at the decision-making behind headline design at the New York Times.
Steven Heller at Print interviews Lucas López and Mauro López about their Acido Surtido magazine.
Condé Nast closes the print edition of Easy Living – will continue as web-only project.
Yet according to the PPA print still accounts for 78% of publisher’s income
Grazia’s Jane Bruton bigs up print, ‘the magazine sets the tone across all our platforms.’
A riposte to the nonsense that ‘green covers don’t sell’.
Another good list of the new food magazines. NOT foodiedicals, please.
British art director Martin Colyer has been busy blogging about the art of commissioning.
Virgin Australia makes nice use of Pressreader to provide iPad mags in their lounges.
I was recently a part of a panel that looked at some current digital versions (web, tablet and smartphone) of magazines for Brandperfect. Includes Vice, People, Q, Esquire (UK & US) and Vogue (British and German).
Here’s a nice take on responsive design from the students of Helsinki University of Technology, created in response to Finnish newspaper Helsingin Sanomat’s change of format from broadsheet to tabloid.
April 24, 2013
Another golden age of magazines discovered – welcome to the ninteties.
Today’s best according to this year’s PPA Awards shortlist.
Richard Turley from Bloomberg Businessweek and Debbi Evans from Libertine talks magazines on last week’s The Stack.
This coming weekend It’s Nice That have a zine workshop at Tate Modern.
Question: who owns the digital technology decisions in publishing companies?
New magazine: Hole & Corner celebrates craft, from May this year.
Magazine Designing is an ambitious new website about the raw detail of how to do what we do, from Croatian art director Nikola Mileta.
Tyler Brulé speaks out against the use of the word ‘content’.
The Guardian launches GuardianWitness, a new platform for readers to contribute content (sorry Tyler).
The shortlist for the Dutch magazine covers of the year has been announced.
New magazines: Woof! Four & Sons is a new Melbourne-based magazine about dogs, as featured on The Stack last week; UC Quarterly is a Newspaper Club produced title from Austin, Texas based on the output from Brand New and associated blogs (review to follow); and more on Modern Farmer.
Huge congratulations to Ben and team at the Government Digital Service for winning the Design Museums’s Designs of the Year with theire reinvention of the Gov.UK website. Great to see graphics at the top of the pile for once, and particularly a content-based website that will change peoples lives.
April 16, 2013
Mario Garcia has started a series of posts on his blog about the difference between reading from paper and on screens. Promises to be very interesting.
New York magazine highlights ten independent food magazines.
Sueddeutsche Zeitung Magazin has a new website –uneasy scrolling but worth a look.
Survey shows 68% of UK’s biggest publications have websites unfit for mobile display.
We kick off the week with a look ahead at it through the eyes of Rob Alderson, editor of the It’s Nice That website and their new magazine Printed Pages, successor to the It’s Nice That magazine.
Where are you today?
Our studio is just off Shoreditch High Street in east London, in the beating heart of what I’ve heard excruciatingly referred to as “the flat white economy.” It’s the one time in the week my desk is tidy and the magnetic board next to me is already filling up with magazine, blog and podcast ideas. There’s also a picture of television choirmaster Gareth Malone who one one of my colleagues has recently decided I look like.
What Flipboard does next. Get Flipping…
Issue 15 of Oh Comely is out, and I’m only slightly disappointed it’s not quite as promised in their April 1 blog post.
The Hall Of Femmes conference, May 16-17, Stockholm, features Penny Martin (The Gentlewoman), Janet Froelich (Real Simple, ex-NYTimes) and Ruth Hansel (ex-Harper’s Bazaar, NYTimes, Vanity Fair). The organisers also publish books about these (and other) female design figures.
Joe Zeff crits New York’s new iPad app, ‘Don’t get us wrong, New York magazine for iPad is quite good…’
Heat editor-in-chief Lucie Cave interviewed, describes mag as ‘cheeky, not mean.’
ASME announce their 2013 shortlists.