The SPD is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a pumped up awards programme…
…and next Wednesday they host a talk in NY by David Moretti. A must-see for his work in print and iPad.
A NY convenience store owner discusses declining newspaper sales (thanks Andrew).
For some reason this piece I wrote for Computer Arts has just bubbled up again on Twitter, so I share it again here, Typography and Editorial Design.
Our upcoming Printout Magazines of the Year night is shaping up nicely. London, 25 November.
Finally, I hope to see you in Madrid today at SNDe’s NH11 conference.
Our fifth film from The Modern magazine 2014 features art director Veronica Ditting, who discusses her work for The Gentlewoman, the way each issue of the magazine evolves, and how working in a small team allows collaboration and dialogue.
An update on recent Bloomberg Businessweek front cover designs.
‘Borrowing from the open source ethos long beloved in engineering circles,’ The Guardian has just relaunched its website.
Thanks It’s Nice That for sharing these lovely covers from Beat magazine.
Offscreen trialled a choose-your-own-price for back issues. What happened?
Steve Watson from Stack selects 15 indie mags you need to read…
…and Luis Venegas from Spanish mag 137 selects his favourite mags in a special edition. Watch the video.
Read a brief history of Dr Mehemed Fehmy Agha, the original Condé Nast art director (thanks Violetta).
Out now: the third issue of Riposte.
There’s a great new book about editorial design out this week, by designer/educator Cath Caldwell. Cath developed her passion for editorial design working in New York, where she worked for Condé Nast. She has also art directed the British edition of Elle and is a founding member of the Editorial Design Organisation. Today she is senior lecturer on the Graphic Communication Design courses at London’s Central Saint Martins, encouraging students to follow editorial design. We look ahead at her week as the book ‘Editorial Design: Print and Digital’ is published.
February 2015 may seem a long way away but it’s going to be here quicker than you think! So get planning now for a trip to Munich for QVED2015. I’m co-hosting again alongside Boris Kochan, Horst Moser and Mike Koedinger and we’re busy putting together another great line-up of editorial speakers. Already confirmed: Steven Heller and Roger Black.
More names will be confirmed over next few months, but early bird tickets are already available online.
Talking of which, make space on your shelf for ‘The Iconic Covers That Transformed an Undeserving World.’ – the best Onion front cover spoofs.
What Danny, Paul and Rob did next… Weapons of Reason is at print, landing next week.
The problem with intrusive digital advertising, ‘We’re enabling a riotous media circus that treats all content as equal.’
Don’t forget the first Stack evening, next Monday, 10 November, featuring Hello Mr, Gym Class Magazine and Root + Bone.
In New York? If you’re really quick you can catch Ruth Ansell this evening (6 November) at BGC Gallery. And don’t miss Chris Dixon and Christian Schwartz discussing the redesign of Vanity Fair, 11 November.
November 5, 2014
Our fourth film interview from The Modern Magazine 2014 features Adam Moss, editor-in-chief of New York magazine. Adam gave an excellent overview of his magazine and its digital growth at the conference, positioning the print magazine at the heart of the project while developing an international presence via a series of websites. Here he discusses that digital ambition and how a common tone of voice is used across print and digital.