Overmatter 29.12.14

A nod of respect.’ Elliot Jay Stocks of Lagom reminds indie publishers of the need to pay contributors.

The New York Times is setting up a new European hub in London, meeting The Guardian head-on.

Childen’s arts and science mag Okido is running a design a Spot-the-Difference competition.

Original Gravity is a new magazine about beer, in print soon.

Barcelona’s Folch Studio team are visiting London next week to talk about their erotic mag Osideo. 8 January, YCN.

Ten ways to improve your tablet magazines; a sensible round-up from David Hicks.

Delayed Gratification analysed recent UK editions of Vogue and GQ and added up the total worth of all items mentioned in their pages.

A final Kickstarter link of the year: help new art mag Fameless Quarterly launch.


Magazine of the week: FAT

As a long-time follower of Helsinki’s Kasino Creative Studio it’s a pleasure to highlight their latest publication, FAT. That’s both Finnish Art Today and Famous Art tomorrow, typically light hearted linguistic touches that sum up this exciting new magazine. The name also reflects the physical presence of the new project. Compared to their first project, the sadly missed Kasino A4, it is indeed fat.

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Magazine of the week: Zeit Magazin

The art direction and design of Germany’s Zeit Magazin, the weekly supplement to the daily Die Zeit newspaper, has long been a visual treat for visitors to Germany. Yet as editor Christoph Amend says in his letter introducing this new international edition, people have long told him they love they design but ‘I wish I could read it’. With the arrival of this quarterly english-language edition their wish has come true.

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Overmatter 17.09.13

Indie wine mag Noble Rot are looking for Kickstarter support. Do it!

SND goes behind the scenes of last week’s New York Bloomberg cover.

Loved this infographic on the front of The New York Times.

A profile of Chile’s satirical magazine The Clinic, named after the London Clinic where ex-President Pinochet wasa arrested.

I like the look of news architecture mag Tremors.

The Modern Magazine update, new speakers added: We’re pleased to confirm Justine Picardie, editor of UK Harper’s Bazaar, and David Jacobs, CEO of New York app publisher 29th Street (projects include Letter to Jane) are joining the line up for our October 16 event. New graduates (2012/13) can also pay the student rate. Full details here.


At work with… Jennifer Daniel, Bloomberg Businessweek

This morning we catch up with Jennifer Daniel, Graphics Editor at Bloomberg Businessweek.

Where are you today?
I’m sitting in the humble offices of Bloomberg Businessweek located at 731 Lexington, Floor 3, Midtown Manhattan.

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Visual journalism

The latest EDO event featured Italian art director Francesco Franchi, the man behind the beautiful visual journalism of IL Magazine, the monthly supplement to the daily Il Sole 24 Ore business newspaper. Francesco’s well-presented talk explained in words, pictures and, naturally, infographics, how the magazine was conceived and executed, and how the recent redesign developed. A fascinating story, well told.

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Out now: Delayed Gratification #5

Best-seller at the magCulture shop at the Making Magazine 2012 event a couple of weeks ago was issue five of Delayed Gratification, the slow journalism magazine.

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