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Journal tagged by Close-up

Somesuch Stories #6

Somesuch Stories #6

Our latest Close-up excerpt comes from Somesuch Stories, a magazine we’ve hailed previously for its design. This sixth issue is as neatly presented as ever, but we focus this time on the excellent written content, with this section of ‘Rites of Passage’, an experimental piece by Daisy Hildyard.
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The Happy Reader #17

The Happy Reader #17

The Happy Reader returns with another celebration of books and reading. Opening with an interview with artist Mark Leckey, the second part of the issue celebrates the novel ‘Middlemarch’. Our latest Close-up sample comes from that section, a memoir of regularly re-reading George Eliot’s book.

 

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Good Sport #5

Good Sport #5

Good Sport’s approach to its subject is designed to appeal to even the least sporty reader. Our sample from the new fifth issue shows how fantasy football and the iconic status of sports stars can be used to explain Jean Baudrillard’s theory of simulacra.

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MacGuffin #10

MacGuffin #10

We’ve followed MacGuffin since it’s 2015 launch, watching it establish and cement its influential position in the independent magazine world. To mark its 10th anniversary, we present a sample from their latest issue, The Bottle.
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Viscose Journal #2
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Viscose Journal #2

Our latest Close-up sample comes from fashion reader Viscose. After only two issues the magazine has established itself as a vital platform for fashion criticism, and our sample text offers a typical example of how provocative ideas can be expressed in easily assimilated language.
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Creative Review, Aug/Sept 2021

Creative Review, Aug/Sept 2021

For the past 40 years Creative Review has maintained a constant coverage of creativity in design and advertising. Our latest Close-up sample comes from the new print issue, themed ‘Belief’, and is from an interview with Scott King about his recently published ‘Debrist Manifesto’.
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