Jeremy Leslie is joined by two guests, one a long-established indie publisher, the other a design director known for her branding work. Both have plenty to share about magazine-making: Pentagram’s Marina Willer has just redesigned film mag Sight and Sound, and Felix Burrichter has just published the 30th issue of architecture mag Pin-Up. Plus: Tide, Amalgam, and a look back at the London 2012 Olympics magazines.
In this episode we meet brand new publisher Emmanuelle Goutal and experienced hands Jop van Bennekom and Gert Jonkers. Emmanuelle visited the magCulture Shop to discuss her recent launch Objection, offering a new twist on the interiors mag, and Jop and Gert, founders of Fantastic Man, discuss their new Reuse-themed issue. The back issue is no11/12 of German design mag Form+Zweck, published in 1994.
Our 23rd episode features 23 magazines, opening with issue 23 of The Gentlewoman and closing with a look back at issue 23 of music mag ’Sup. In between, Jeremy talks to The Plant’s Carol Montpart about the making their new issue, and magazine collector Steven Lomazow discusses his archive and the role of magazines in recording history. Also featured: Backstage Talks, Failed States and At Home.
Our first Podcast of 2021 is a special episode dedicated to i-D as it celebrates its 40th birthday. Jeremy Leslie talks to GQ editor Dylan Jones about his first job at i-D, then meets the magazine’s founder Terry Jones and his wife and collaborator Tricia.
Jeremy also takes a look at the latest issues of The Modernist and Pin-Up and one-off Covid zine Quarantimes.
James Hyman and Tory Turk of the Hymag magazine archive discuss their fund raising campaign and select some favourites from the magCulture shelves, including Interview, Creative Review, Racquet and Post. Kickstarter’s magazine champion Oriane Leckert shares tips on how to make the most of the platform to launch a magazine. Plus a look back at Nest.
Recorded during the Every Eye Ever event at the magCulture Shop, Eye’s Simon Esterson and founding editor Rick Poynor discuss the first 100 front covers of the magazine. Rick and Jeremy Leslie then discuss Eye’s 1990 origins and its application of a critical rather than reporting style of design writing, and map subsequent changes in design journalism. Plus a look back at Émigre magazine.