David Hepworth says ‘most magazine and newspaper media is back in the dark ages.’
The British Library website hosts a complete set of Spare Rib issues.
Tyler Brulé talks ‘making money with print.’
It’s Nice That talk to LAW founder John Holt.
Oh Comely are celebrating their fifth birthday with a party.
Check out some spreads from 60’s mag Archigram.
Peeps magazine is Kickstarting its first issue.
Print Lovers Magazine to go digital (thanks Andrew).
Flaneur are reprinting their rare first edition…
…and Athenaeum report on their Flaneur evening.
Edinburgh’s MagFest takes place 18 September.
Steven Heller looks at publisher Ralph Ginzburg’s sixties ‘Wanted’ manifesto-ad.
MidCentury Magazine has launched a Friends scheme to raise funds.
Indiecon 2015 dates confirmed: Hamburg, 28-29 Aug.
A nostalgic record of NY kiosks.
Offscreen discusses the redesign of its latest issue.
The challange of making news for Facebook.
DCThompson takes over Shortlist publisher.
Editorial Design Summer School, Porto, 6–18 July.
Condé Nast president discusses their digital future.
Tokyo store Tsutaya reminds writer of the power of print.
The Week celebrate 20 years, giving away 100k copies across UK Friday 15 May.
Icon is hosting a series of talks as part of Clerkenwell Design Week.
The Room & Book art fair at London’s ICA features magazine rarities.
Condé Nast’s Nicholas Coleridge believes magazine improve literacy.
NY Typographics fest features namy big names including mag folk Abbott Miller and Sue Apfelbaum.
Must-see: Peter Kennard’s montages at IWM, London.
New women’s website The Pool promises eight articles every 24hrs.
So why did SND judges award Facebook ‘Best-designed news site’?
The power of journalism; NYTimes story inspires new state policy.
Hear more about our recent Mag of the Week Amuseum on last week’s The Stack.
Warning! Independent music mag closed by publishing partner.
Neat art mag Art Form have launched a new blog.
Time Inc UK put Blue Fin Building HQ up for sale.
Belleville Pages have their first live event this week, Pages Open, London, 14 May.
Offlife and Print Club combine for a one-off event, As One, London, 28 May.
Rhapsody is United Airlines’ first class inflight mag, ‘offering a loftier, more cerebral amenity to its first-class passengers: elegant prose by prominent novelists.
Folio notes it isn’t yet time for print’s swan song, ‘I’ve noted for some time—that younger readers… increasingly prefer print.’
Creative Review goes behind the scenes of the NYTimes Magazine’s recent Walking front cover.
‘Anna Wintour’s fame is born not only of success but of performative silence…’ The Cut meets the US Vogue editor.
Next week in Amsterdam, Flaneur founder Ricarda Messner talks at the Athenaeum shop, Weds 13 May.
The Atlantic looks at how satirical site The Onion make money, ‘Onion Labs has clearly become the linchpin of the company’s future…’
Analysis of a news app failure, ‘editorial uniqueness remains a key success factor. And Circa didn’t have it.’
Charlotte Heal, art director of Kinfolk, joins line-up at this year’s Here.
A year after dropping to fortnightly, the move looks to have worked for New York.
Finally, watch out for news of the next Printout, 26 May.
Gym Class continues to drop material from their latest edition on Medium; read Bob Newman’s interview with NYTimes Mag design director Gail Bichler.
Talking of Bob, it’s great to hear he’s back at full-time work, as CD at This Old House.
Tomorrow, If You Leave are hosting an evening of talks in Berlin, with Kai von Rabenau of mono.kultur, Martin Petersen of Vice Germany, photographer Eylül Aslan, Krystztot of Warsaw mag shop Super Salon and their own Laurence. Saturday 2 May, 4pm.
Stack goes behind the scenes with Melbourne’s Canary Press lit mag.
It’s Nice That notes Singapore’s Dear zine, looking at ‘our salad-bowl of a nation.’
Football tabloid Póg Mo Goal has its second issue on pre-order now.
You have until 5 June to vote for your favourite (UK) front cover in the PPA Awards.
‘As in any era of transition, there will be disruption and change,’ according to Magnetic, the new UK mag-marketing body
A look back at Anna Wintour’s days as fashion editor at New York magazine.
Creative Review takes a look at Dan Crowe and Matt Willey’s new adventure mag Avaunt…
…and It’s Nice That examines French launch L’Incroyable, about adolescence.
New football app Eleven promises eleven stories per issue.
Oh Comely are launching a lovely sounding subscription box.
‘Don’t write off the magazine just yet,’ says HuffPo…
…and Refinery29 spots a local trend… ‘the capital has been flooded with a host of hot new reads.’
What can indies learn from the mainstream and vice versa? Read Jeremy’s piece form the last issue of Gym Class.
Slanted typo mag celebrates no29 with a day conference in Paris, 7 May.
The ASME redefines it editorial guidelines to include ads on front covers.
New York interviews Jop van Bennekom of Fantastic Man,‘We decided to have more fun and loosen up the magazine.’
i-D name-checks some zines you need to know.
The Smithsonian announces Journeys, a new travel quarterly.
Condé Nast announce a new fashion school in Shanghai.
Also in China, Rosa Books is the place to buy indie mags (thanks Nelson).
Ex-New York art director Tom Bentkowski remembers his time there…
…and Loaded founder James Brown looks back at that magazine.
Frank Ocean is launching a magazine alongside his new album this July.
A new niche: Art Handler covers the world of… transporting art works (thanks Grashina).
Makeshifts’s Steve Daniels offers a fine overview of the reality of starting your own magazine.
An exhibition about Studio International’s sixties heyday as a voice for change looks interesting; London, til 3 May.
Check out this year’s D&AD editorial design jury, a strong line-up to which Wired’s Billy Sorrentino has been added. Play nicely, people! Select some great magazines!
Artist Ana Strumpf has fun with magazine covers.
Steve Watson and Cathy from Anorak share their magazine advice c/o Good Fruit, Monday 16 April.
To be tested: Adobe’s collaboration with Khoi Vinh, Layup, a new design app for app creation.
Vice launches its UK election coverage… ‘It’s going to be the most anarchic election in living memory. It would be a shame to have to cover it in the same grey, old boring way’.
The Economist is to launch a film studio, ‘a priority for the company, from the board and CEO downwards’…
…as well as one of the first Apple Watch apps.
Hole & Corner’s crowdfunding campaign continues; with ten days to go they need your support!
Alec at Intern reflects on print and digital following an appearance at a Barcelona digital conference.
Loaded closes – who knew it was still around? – bringing an end to a particular moment in publishing.
Listen to the It’s Nice That team talking magazines in the second half of their weekly podcast… and Steve Watson and Danielle Pender on last weekend’s The Stack no135. Essential balm your magaholic ears!
The Editoral Design Organisation returns, look out for plans.
Stack has a quick round-up of this week’s Printout featuring People of Print, Belleville Pages, The Long Good Read and Pitchfork Review.
It’s Nice That have made all the content from first four issues of their Printed Pages magazine available free online.
The Sueddeutsche Magazine website has a smart new design, completed in-house under Astrid Müller (thanks Kati).
Last weekend the Sunday Telegraph published an overview of indie mags.
Here comes the new Adobe Digital Publishing Suite, aka Adobe Publish.
‘They call it the interface, we call it design…’ says Erik Spiekermann about this article.
The Times is to start publishing multiple ‘editions’ of its website.
Help Spanish snowboard magazine The Eight Project fund their next issue, designed by Rifle Studio.
Hear Gail Bichler, design director of NYTimes Magazine, discuss the recent redesign in the latest MagHeroes podcast from Magpile…
…while NYTimes graphics editor Jennifer Daniel reveals she’d like to redesign Buzzfeed.
Kai Brach of Offscreen’s latest insight into making his mag is an overview of flatplanning: ‘Seeing all the spreads next to each other enables editors to identify where… stories or visuals are colliding.’
More audio: hear PPA chief exec, and all-round editorial guru, Barry McIlheney discuss his career including his time on Smash Hits and FHM.
If you’re in NY on 6 April, you can’t afford to miss the entire set of New York magazine design directors discussing the magazine; that’s everyone from Milton Glaser, via Walter Bernard and Bob Newman through to Luke Hayman and Chris Dixon.
‘A certain kind of print is dead, or dying, but who cares?’ Delayed Gratification have a nice interview with Ruth Jamieson, author of ‘Print is Dead. Long Live Print.’
In London? This year’s PPA Festival takes place on May 21.
Vice takes a look inside the pages of Flaneur.
In NY? Design Director Elizabeth Hummer is talking about her work for Harper’s Bazaar this Wednesday, 11 March, for SPD…
…and the SPD blog also has a new guest editor for the week. Illustrator Ward Sutton is interviewing various cartoonists, highlighting their editorial work.
Private Eye finally launch a podcast via the Eyeplayer, of course.
Read a little piece I wrote for Guestbook, about travel mags.
Adobe are relaunching their DPS app tools soon, promising constant story updates. The new Fast Company app was a prototype, and Condé Nast UK are apparently already busy, but is it too little too late?
A personal highlight of QVED15 was visiting Horst Moser’s magazine archive; Steven Heller beats me to telling the story.
Text as the future of interaction? (thanks Andrew).
This year’s Vogue Festival takes place in London, 25-26 April.
Wallpaper* launch their own paper colour.
Uber is launching a magazine for its drivers.
As open as ever, Offscreen recently did a detailed survey of its readers; read the results.
Toast magazine is holding a series of events, ‘Milk, Tea and Bread’ at London’s Borough Market.
In the works: a new edition of longtime favourite magazine Karen.
#tw @sodabooks Munich
Frieze art director Sonya Dyakova is the latest subject of It’s Nice That’s workwear series.
How The New York Times gets printed; ‘A plant worker attaches the end of each roll to the start of the next using giant pieces of tape…’
Makeshift, field guide to hidden creativity, launches a YouTube channel.
This year’s Offset Festival, 7-8 March in Dublin, includes editorial designers Veronica Ditting (The Gentlewoman) and Matt Willey (Port, New York Times Magazine).
Provence magazine have a new issue out.
It’s a Book is Leipzig’s independent publishing fair, 14 March (thanks Theresa).
I’m off to Munich for QVED 2015. Hope to see you there; if not, watch out for coverage here on the site…
magCulture, MagPile, Magpie… well done to the PPA for finding another word starting with ‘mag’ for their new industry lobby group Magnetic.
‘Throughout history magazines representing rebellion on all sides…’ Steven Heller takes a look at ISIS magazine Dabiq.
‘The world which had the time and room… for three or four London-based weekly print music magazines is a place which belongs to black-and-white photos…’ gossip continues about the NME going free.
Take a sneaky look over the shoulder of Delayed Gratification art director Christian Tate as the new issue comes together.
The perfect match! Hot Rum Cow take over World Whisky Day. I can feel the hangover already.
The ninth Indian Magazine Congress takes place next week in Chennai.
Eye editor John L Walters’ reading list was revealed at YCN earlier this week, wisely leading with the ‘Humument’.
This miserable story of corrupt influence at the once grand old British newspaper the Daily Telegraph reminds us why we should remain aware of the difference between advertising and editorial. Essential reading…
…not least because the same newspaper has just launched Spark, its new ‘native-ad number crunching’ division.
Dirty Furniture founder examines the appeal of fresh ink, ‘there was a time when everyone wrote a novel or started a band, now it is just as likely they will launch a magazine.’
‘All redesigns cause some amount of consternation for regular readers…’ Editor Jake Silverstein prepared his readers for this weekend’s New York Times Magazine redesign with this column last Sunday. More here soon.
Monocle24 radio is moving to full 24-hour programming.
Odd One Out fails to make crowdfunding target, goes ahead anyway.
The Green Soccer Journal has a new issue out; plus a brand new website.
Founders sell The Newspaper Club to newspaper printer Sharman & Co, promising, ‘no major changes to our day to day running or products.’
Here comes issue two of digital–arts magazine Holo, see work in progress.
Condé Nast US launches content marketing division 23 Stories. Based in main editorial dept, punning name comes from the number of floors at their new downtown HQ…
…a move criticised by the Columbia Journalism Review, ‘I predict that editors and writers will find their loyalties divided and the ad-think will inevitably creep into the editorial content.’
Intern in 2009, editor in 2015; Ellis Jones takes over at Vice.
The controversy over Newsweek cover confuses the representation of the story for the story.
‘Good News is No News’ – BBC Radio 4 report on news coverage, featuring Rob Orchard of Delayed Gratification.
Last week’s Monocle24 The Stack 128 featured music magazines.
‘Six Degrees of Inspiration’ is an elegant, simple idea from Medium (and Kati Krause).
Another Escape have relaunched their website.
Works That Work asks buyers to choose their price (til midnight, UK).
Court is a new online Basketball magazine promising, ‘an alternative to trade rumour reports and power ranking speculation.’
The Vanity Fair website has been redesigned.
It’s Nice That find out what Mr Turley did next…
…and they’re also responsible for this neat site for recruiters Represent.
‘A year after its launch, her magazine is distributed in 60 countries and has a circulation of 152,000.’ Interview with Porter editor Lucy Yeomans.
India’s Paper Planes online magazine shop goes live.
See some gorgeous 1960’s film mag covers from Japan.
AOI Illustration Awards deadline is 23 February.