Category: Magazine

DesignUnit

I’d argue that many of the unwritten rules for design (you know, flush left, ragged right, 8/11, and so on) become obsolete when designing for fashion, which is why I’m always a little jealous when I see a portfolio filled with work like that of U.K. firm DesignUnit. In particular, I’m digging the layouts for [...]

June 19 / 2012

Coverjunkie

I’m always on the lookout for new sources of inspiration, for this Try This as well as design projects. I’m probably late to the game, as usual, but Coverjunkie is just the kind of inspirational site I love finding. It’s about exactly what you might expect – magazine covers – and has already received endorsements [...]

May 22 / 2012
Author John
Comments No Comments

Novae Rebrand by Aba

Aba is an English design agency that specializes in branding and business. Appropriately, they have a client list chalk full of big corporations. The project in their portfolio that caught my eye was the branding and communications designed for insurance company Novae, driven in large part by the cut paper illustrations created by Japanese American [...]

May 07 / 2012

Tim Boelaars

I grew up camping, fishing, and hunting, and so I guess you could say I was naturally drawn to these pieces by Tim Boelaars, an illustrator from The Netherlands. While I don’t do much hunting these days, I still do fish and camp, and there’s a simplicity his artwork that really captures the spirit of [...]

May 03 / 2012

Process Journal, Edition Six

Austrailian design company Hunt Studio has released edition six of their beautifully designed Process Journal. From the website, “Process Journal showcases the very best of Australian and International design and is about capturing beautiful work in a printed publication that takes a step back and allows the design to do the talking.” That’s easy enough. [...]

March 05 / 2012
Author John
Category Design, Magazine
Comments No Comments

Offscreen Magazine

Interesting concept for a magazine I came across today on Swiss Miss titled Offscreen. We spend a lot of time in front of screens, looking at amazing websites and apps, and this “collectible” magazine will give us a glimpse into the lives of the people behind these creations. This validates my theory that humans still [...]

March 01 / 2012
Author John
Category Design, Magazine
Comments No Comments

Novum’s geodesic front cover

Mute the song used in the video and put on some Junior Kimbrough or something similar. Makes the experience of creating a Buckminster Fuller-inspired magazine cover seem a whole lot cooler. Designed by Paperlux, found on magCulture.

February 11 / 2012
Author John
Category Design, Magazine, Video
Comments No Comments