Keeping in mind that the content will be top quality, what are some clever methods on increasing the perceived value of a magazine that is distributed for free? I am worried that it's like "polishing the brass on the Titanic" so to speak, as magazines and newspapers are dying a slow death anyway--but I want to take my chances in the hopes that it would pave the way to other online projects. [more inside]
I design magazines and newspapers for a living. Sometimes I kinda...hit a rut...and need some inspiration. I was just wondering if anyone knew of any design/communications publications or periodicals that may supply free subscriptions to professional designers? I've got a few mag subscriptions myself, but they can be pretty expensive to keep up with, especially those with really great illustration and design. Any help would be greatly appreciated, thanks!
This is killing me, because I used to know. Indie, quirky, much-beloved NY-based shelter and design magazine from late 90s - early 00s. Lasted maybe three years? Did fun stuff with typography. Not Domino. I keep thinking it was called Egg, but that was something else.
I'd like to find some magazines to subscribe to that deal with road cycling, fixed gear (including track) cycling, and filmmaking! I'm particularly interested in magazines that feature strong design (so don't just think FilmMaker Magazine, more like Little White Lies). This will not just be for my enjoyment, but they will live in my edit suite for advertising creatives to flip through during long edit days.
I'm (re-)learning Spanish and am finding the stories in my "First Spanish Reader" to be somewhat lacking in interest. Since I enjoy thumbing through architectural/interior design magazines, I thought a print subscription to one in Spanish would be a fun way to learn. I've encountered the Spanish version of Architectural Living ("Arquitectura Viva"), which seems alright. I'd like to know if there are other options. For reference, my preferred aesthetic is stark modern with aged materials (examples: wabi sabi, Scandinavian and excessive concrete). Muchas gracias!
Have you seen (within the last decade) these pictures from a home design magazine? Traditional Asian (Japanese?) style - high ceilings with dark beams, large open spaces, tatami mats and paper screens, and very little else. [more inside]
Magazine cover design meeting in 3 hours and I'm stuck. We're a cross-disability magazine and the next theme is roughly "asset building and financial literacy". Our message: not as scary as it sounds. [more inside]
What are the downsides of using Scribus for Windows for my desktop-published magazine? [more inside]
How do I file my oversize magazine tears? [more inside]
What resources would help me redesign my club's magazine (laid out in Indesign)? [more inside]
Suggest a Wordpress theme or other Wordpress-based solution to make my small magazine's web presence spiffier? Maybe something with featured content and a separate blog/news area on the same page? [more inside]
Know of any magazines, periodicals, or newsletters dealing with Mid-Century Modernism, particularly home furnishings and interior design? [more inside]
Good interior design magazines? [more inside]
What are your favorite publications for graphic designers? [more inside]
I'm looking for recommendations for a glossy, monthly publication catering to web developers and/or designers. [more inside]
What software, typefaces, and page layout tools are used to create the newspaper/magazine _The Economist_? [more inside]
Can anybody recommend some magazines with good page design? [more inside]