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magCulture x D&AD update
There are a few tickets left for our event with D&AD next week; Holly Catford, art director of Pit joins the line up, while Carol Montpart of The Plant has had to pull out for personal reasons. Also speaking: Jeremy Leslie, Alex Hunting and Matthew Lewis. Book here.
The original twenties
A new book by Paytrick Rossler resurrects an unfinished Bauhaus project from the 1920s, a collection by Moholy Nagy of ‘Illustrated magazines’. Steven Heller takes a quick look.
This deadline for this year’s SPD Awards – the only dedicated magazine design awards – is today… but there’s another week til the late deadline. More here.
‘No photography was required in the making of this issue’
We’re still awaiting for our shop copies of the special January issue of Vogue Italia; with no photogtaphy, it’s a fully illustrated issue.
The first art director
A must-see for the diary: an exhibition of the work of Alexey Brodovitch opens in Zurich this August.
‘Well and truly over’
Blitz magazine co-founder Simon Tesler, in a rare interview, looks back at the eighties and has only negative thoughts on the present, ‘It seems to me – and it’s a terrible shame – that although newspapers are just about managing still to hang on for now, the age of magazines is well and truly over’.
Los Angeles has a city magazine too, as Nascapas reminds us.
Upcoming magazine events
London, 21 January: BSME ask, ‘What do editors need to know in the Twenties?’
London, 20 February: The first of our new series of events at the magCulture Shop. Watch this space.
Amsterdam, 6 March: Magazine Inspiration Day. MORE
London, 15 March: The magCulture Flatplan Masterclass. MORE
Toronto, 23 April: MagNet, the annual get-together of Magazines Canada. MORE
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