‘Braiding is important to (Solange) Knowles. It is an act of beauty…’ writes ES Magazine as they Photoshop out braids from their cover portrait of the singer.
Vice and US Vogue make curious partners for new editorial project Vs.
Must-read: New Yorker editor David Remnick profiles the late Condé Nast Chairman Samuel Newhouse, ‘The quiet sustenance he provided was unwavering.’
‘Print is no longer the business model: print is the heart, the core expression, of an idea.’ Madeleine Morley on top form.
Kickstarting: Run for Your Life ia a new running mag. Support it!
Must-listen: Mavericks podcast episode 14, Paul McNameee, editor of The Big Issue.
Big mags using the language of indies: US Harper’s Bazaar’s new design aims ‘to more closely resemble that of an actual coffee table book.’
America is a new French magazine seeking to explain the new US to its readers. Can we have an English language edition please?
The first Guardian Live event will take place in London, 2 December.
Turin, 15 October: Jeremy Leslie will be discussing magazines with Francesco Franchi, Ben Freeman and Massimo Pitis as part of the Torino Graphic Days festival.
If you enjoy The Sunday Times Magazine, you’ll like their new podcast.
Must-read: ex-British Vogue editor Alexander Shulman pulls no punches as she discusses what an editor does, ‘You can’t leverage brand extensions off a withered core.’
magCulture producer Stephanie Hartman talks about this year’s ModMag17.
The Week has published a book of its front cover illustrations by Howard McWilliam.
… as Condé Nast attempts to keep up, announcing a new LGBTQ multi-platform publication, Them.
BSME announce the shortlist for their Editors’ Editor of the Year, a good mix of names.
Newspapers were once the a medium, replacing… song!
We love the cover of the latest Harvard Design Magazine, as seen on Stack.
Caña is a new mag about beer currently Kickstarting. Support it!
In the UK, serious magazines are adding sales.
Turin, 15 October: Jeremy Leslie will be discussing mags with Francesco Franchi, Massimo Pitis and Ben Freeman at Torino Graphic Days.
Jeremy interviewed by Something Curated.
You have ten hours left to back new mag Failed States, published by our very own Jamie Atherton.
Read Jeremy Leslie’s piece about the new Bloomberg Businessweek on the CR Blog.
Reminder: enter the 2017 Stack Awards. See what some of the judges consider their fave mags ever. Some surprises!
Work with our colleagues at Maison Moderne in Luxembourg – they’re after an editorial art director.
The magCulture Shop will be popping up at MagFest, Edinburgh, this coming Friday 15 September. Come and say hi to Jamie and pick up some latest releases.
Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter resigned ‘to avoid staff cuts’.
Meet Elaine Welteroth, the woman that has reinvented Teen Vogue.
Behind the scenes at Toilet Paper magazine.
London, 30 August: there are still a few tickets available for our Sports magazine night at citizenM featuring Like The Wind, Season Zine and Mundial.
At last, some of German business mag Brand Eins will be available in English online (thanks Viktor).
As legendary alternative weekly The Village Voice closes its print edition, a look at how it changed jouranlism…
…and a look at the wider context of the apparent end of the alt-weekly in the US.
Minnesota newspapers stage a news ‘whiteout’ to promote their role in local communites.
NYTimes launches a new travel magazine for the Chinese market.
London, 7-8 September: Daniel Humphries, the man behind Offlife, is running a two-day course in making your own magazine.
A quick look at a couple of design agencies using the magazine format to express their brand and beliefs.
Kickstarter alert: Failed States Journal is an exciting new launch from our very own Jamie Atherton. Support it!
Must-read: ‘If I Ran a Newspaper,’ by Jeff Jarvis.
‘You shouldn’t be 100% driven by your numbers – sometimes you have to give people content they are not expecting them and surprise them,’ – new Elle UK editor-in-chief Anne-Marie Curtis explains her upcoming relaunch of the magazine.
UK magazine ABC sales figures show weekly news titles up, celeb mags down.
Hamburg, 25-26 August: Indiecon features OOMK, Anxy, Hello Mr, The Outpost, Lost and Missy. Plus Jeremy will be interviewing Justin and Isabel from Migrant Journal.
Edinburgh, 15 September: MagFest2017 features John Brown, Alec Dudson (Intern) and James Hyman among the speakers, plus the magCulture shop on site for the day.
Veronica Ditting’s favourite books from her collection.
Monocle launch a weekly newspaper, replacing the summer one-offs of previous years, to appear four times across August.
Our spin-off shop collaboration with Shed London is now open; buy wine, coffee and photography magazines in Haggerston.
Harper’s Bazaar UK launch their first live event, ‘At Work.’
Hello Mr launches crowdfunding for new queer mags that will be offered free distribution inserted inside their issues.
Neville Brody and Nick Logan look back at ‘How we made The Face.’
…and hear Jeremy on last week’s edition of The Stack on Monocle24, talking ModMag17.
Behind the scenes at Dennis Publishing, home of The Week.
Read the introduction to recent book ‘Design, Revolt, Rainbow’ about Willy Fleckhaus.
London, 18 July: Stack are gathering some of last year’s Stack Awards winners to inspire entries for this years Awards. A great lineup.
Read Vestoj’s interview that caused a sensation around the changes at British Vogue.
London, this Weds, 5 July, as Wimbledon opens, magCulture Meets Racquet.
Congratulations to Andrew Diprose (Wired UK) and Tom Carpenter (Architectural Review) for their design wins at last week’s PPA Awards. See a full list of winners.
See Gail Bichler and Henrik Kubel talk about the typography of The New York Times Magazine.
Claire Milbrath discusses launching Editorial Magazine.
Time Inc UK puts 111 journalist on notice — preparing for a sale?
Thrilled to see Jeremy is one of this year’s Creative Review Creative Leaders.
The redesign of The New York Times Magazine is on show at the Type Directors Club, NY, until 5 September.
Creative Review take a quick look at Bloomberg Businessweek’s much-needed post-Turley redesign.
Amsterdam, 21 June: Steve Watson will be in conversation with Justin and Isabel from Migrant Journal at Athenaeum.
Still some tickets left for magCulture Meets Anxy this Thursday.
End of an era: The Guardian will be changing format to tabloid to save money.
‘Magazines are a medium of illusion that bedazzles,’ says Nicolas Coleridge of Condé Nast.
Reading University, until 14 July: an exhibition of influential type mag Emigré.
A look back at New Zealand’s Pavement magazine, from the 90s.
Subsail is a new subscription service for self-published mags from the guy behind MagPile. Could be a game-changer.
New York, 17 June: intriguing lineup as part of Typographics brings Gratuitous Type, This Great Discontent and Babe Vibes together to discuss indies and type.
A brilliant piece of forensic news design from NYTimes extracts maximum info from brief video clips.
Coming very soon: details of this years ModMag.
Hamburg: catch exhibition ‘Making a Magazine’ about ZEITmagazin, until 2 July.
Drew Barrymore on her new magazine Flower Press: ‘It’s going to be really large format. I love magazines like Egoïste and The Manipulator.’
Condé Nast launches another special subscription box, this time for the new Teen Vogue.