I’ve written my second review for the great site Magpile, this time on a magazine that needs no introduction, National Geographic. “It started with the spines. Those rows of perfect yellow, all exactly the same height with enticing destinations and discoveries written in black. No fuss, no changes, no icons or images; just the facts … Continue reading National Geographic – August 2013
Recently one of my favourite magaholic sites, magCulture produced My Favo(u)rite Magazine, a publication in support of the great magazine designer and commentator Bob Newman. It’s one of those great ideas that I wish I’d found the time to contribute to, especially once I got the printed version and found my favourite missing: Nova. The … Continue reading My Favo(u)rite Magazine – Nova
Wired (US) vs Popular Mechanics (US).
To tie in with the new series of Mad Men, Newsweek have run a 1960s-themed issue, right down to digging up some ads from the era (for the US edition at least). While as a designer I love the idea and execution, something about it seems, well, desperate. I’m not sure their readers will ‘get … Continue reading 1960s Newsweek