I love a magazine that challenges what a magazine is; Steve reviews new launch Emperor on the Stack blog.
‘Although well-executed, it doesn’t live up to the hype of being a game changer’ – The Saturday Paper launches.
‘What comes first, the brand or the content?’ asks Andy Cowles.
Keep up to date with The New Yorker covers.
Making or letting people pay; a reflection on micropayments for content.
Mother Jones looks behind the new publisher of Newsweek.
US magazine launch numbers ‘surprise’.
The Cleaver promises a new take on Chinese food, Kickstarting from Friday 4 April.
Editorial designer James Hunter has launched Startamag, a blog providing help for new magazines.
Kati Krause is a Berlin-based writer, editor and curator, a fellow magaholic who is co-founder of the Tinta de la Casa magazine events. Today she leaves her role as Creative Communications Manager at Etsy Germany to concentrate on freelance work including projects with Freunde von Freunden and the new magazine she co-founded, Winter. Read the rest of this entry
Another digital project is moving into print; help Kickstart Tusk Journal into reality.
‘I believe in mavericks’ – ex-editor Gill Hudson on what’s gone wrong with magazine publishing.
Why US newspapers might be able to feel ‘cautiously cheerful.’
There can never be enough lists of magazines.
SPD Awards merit winners announced; includes a few indies plus our very own My Favo(u)rite Magazine.
March 14, 2014
Interview with Libertine editor Debbie Evans as issue four lands, ‘Early feedback has been that readers want more digital content, and more from the network and community, particularly around events.’
Another magazine using Kickstarter; Print Isn’t Dead is an awful title with the right idea.
US Marie Claire launches Branché, a pop up magazine for young, hip New York women, complete with acute accent.
‘What you think you know about about (how we read) the web is wrong.’
The Vogue Festival takes place at London’s South Bank Centre, March 28/29.
Pog Mo Goal is another new football magazine, this time from Ireland.
Washington magazine store closes.
Laurence King, publishers of The Modern Magazine, have started a Pinterest board of magazine covers.
CR Blog looks inside the latest Little Whites Lies; back to its’s visual best.
Interview with Cristian Lupsa of excellent Romanian mag Decat Revista; ‘What matters to us is they are feel real stories, more than feel good stories.’ (thanks Andrew).
Is the London Review of Books the best mag in the world? No, but a good piece worth a read.
Haymarket CD Paul Harpin has launched Buy Fonts, Save Lifes – simple idea, well worth supporting.
You have six days left to support for Winter magazine on Indiegogo. Do it!
Steve Watson’s doing another Guardian masterclass, with me and others contributing.
I was on Monocle24’s The Stack last weekend. Hear it here.
The Financial Times grows via digital subscriptions.
‘Brands who advertise in magazines have the advantage.’ Who’d have thought?
Monocle is seven. Time for a movie!
‘There is nothing in the digital domain that can compare to the real thing.’ Cue new print mag from travel website Sidetracked.com.
Intriguing online, collective content creation for That New Design Smell (via QVED).
Also discovered at QVED: illustration magazine Spring.
Kickstarter news: support oral history magazine In The Air, to be designed by the people behind the fine-looking Shelf Journal.
Simon Esterson has had a huge influence on editorial design, not only through his ground-breaking work on projects such as Blueprint, Domus and The Guardian but also via the many young designers who have started their careers in his studio and gone on to establish their own reputations. Since 2008 he has co-owned and designed Eye magazine, and here we look ahead at his week as issue 87 completes production.
A must-see exhibition at 032c’s space in Berlin – a collection of Lilliput magazine.
Behind the scenes of The Financial Times’ decision to go native with their apps.
Graydon Carter drops a Vanity Fair Gwyneth Paltrow story – PR pressure?
Condé Nast readying for office move from Times Square to WTC.
What’s working in magazine app advertising? Less is more, it seems.
In yesterday’s At Work With Steve Watson post he mentioned Outpost. Support their fundraising for their second year.
And/or support new German title Winter, from Manzine hero Kevin Braddock and magCulture collaborator Kati Krause.
The Independent on independent magazines – ‘Looks good on paper.’
The AOI 2014 Illustration Awards are go – closing date 16 March.
In a neat companion piece to the recently featured Cat People, here’s a new magazine revolving around dogs and their owners. Four & Sons, also from Australia, promises ‘dog-centric content to dog-lovers passionate about culture and creativity.’ The launch issue is available for pre-order now, details on their website.