Saul Steinberg’s classic New Yorker cover updated thanks to Apple Maps via Mad. Love the fact someones’s gone to all that effort. Click image for larger version; and here to see the original front cover.
This Saturday, 16 December, we’ll be welcoming Collage Club to the shop for a free, festive Christmas card-making workshop from 2pm-4pm. All materials are provided, plus bubbly, snacks and heaps of fun! Booking neccesary – details here.
Tickets are still available for the final magCulture Meets eveing of 2017, featuring the beautiful Shelf Journal. Come!
Must-read commentary from John L Walters: ‘comparing Stack’s awards with the BSME’s is like comparing lychees and bananas…’
And congratulations to the winners of the PPA’s independent mag awards.
The magazines that shaped designers.
Job alert! Our friends at Stylist are looking for an art director.
What the Stack Awards cover of the year tells us about the new rules of cover design.
Ex-Face staff look back on their time at the magazine.
London, 6 December: Unit Live! is a special typography night from Unit Editions that includes the original Octavo team reunited to celebrate the arrival of a new book about the seminal eighties type magazine, plus the launch of the second issue of Adventures in Typography.
Monocle moves in to property development.
We like to remind people that indie mags have been around forever: Ramparts was a great example from the sixties.
A look back at the life and times of Teen Vogue as it closes its print edition.
The new Gourmand is here, featuring IRL emojis. The team have also launched a series of gorgeous fine art prints.
Emigre make a semi-return to publishing with their new type speciman featuring an essay by Emily McVarish.
Which magazine would you bring back from the dead?
Gooey! How ink is made. Smell it!
Buy this Chester Bennington zine and support the Samaritans.
Ahead of this week’s ModMag17, Jeremy discusses the role of the conference with Zetteler.
Jeremy also contributed to this great overview of the current indie scene.
‘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.