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.
The eighth issue of The Ride Journal is available for pre-order now, with more beautiful cover art from Shan Jiang (see full cover after the jump) and a new design using only Eric Gill’s Golden Cockerel typeface. ‘One font publications are the way forward!’ says art director Andrew Diprose.
It’s been a while since issue seven, but the wait has been worth it, the illustration and photography are stunning throughout. Click images for larger versions.
The Magazine Cover Archive is BACK. Woot!
Uber Zeitung has BIG pages.
Visionaire hits MOSCOW!
‘Leave your sad trombones at home.’ New York magazine moves boldly FORWARD.
Upcoming editorial design event alert – QVED2014, Munich, end of February. HUGE line-up in the works.
A great-looking LIST, watch out for no46.
And a very, VERY miserable Christmas from That’s Life.
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.
Inside the issue: Olympic gold medal-winning ice skater Evan Lysacek, Ron Burgundy, the war on cancer, a look at the future of retail and a diagrammatic analysis of football corruption.
Update: it’s notable that this is one of the only cover tributes that references the young Mandela, the period he was still regarded as a terrorist rather than hero by the predecessors of many of those leaders paying homage today.
Illustration by Kadir Nelson
The New Yorker by Adrian Tomine and Anorak by Adam Higton.
November 14, 2013
The redesigned Independent astutely analysed by Andy Cowles, ‘…they just haven’t gone far enough.’
US Cosmopolitan editor Joanna Coles talks digital, ‘It’s all changing, all the time, and it’s incredibly exciting.’
Photographer Nick Knight discusses the rise of the iPhone and Instagram.
Preston is My Paris have a sleek new website featuring all their publications.
Magazines come is many guises. Graphic design journal Neue Grafik (originally 1958–1965) is republished in full by Lars Muller…
…while Fortean Times celebrate their 40th year with this front cover archive for The Guardian.
No joke – The Onion gives up their print edition.