Month: August 2013

An Englishman In New York

Well, sort of… If you haven’t already guessed, this is my favourite magazine. Which seems more than appropriate since I’m currently consulting in New York City. You’ll find a shorter version of this post in the new book My Favo(u)rite Magazine, along with 88 other fantastic titles. It’s a brilliant project for a truly worthy […]

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‘There aren’t many magazines that can truly claim to capture a moment. This one did.’

Here’s another amazing piece of work you’ll find in ‘My Favo(u)rite Magazine’, the excellent book produced by Magculture in support of Bob Newman. This very fine piece of writing is by Marissa Bourke, the Creative Director of Harper’s, talking about the very same title. ‘In April 1965, American Bazaar commissioned one of the most influential […]

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Details: a perfect reference point

Several days ago you may have seen the Coverthink post on ‘My Favo(u)rite Magazine’, the excellent new book produced in support of Bob Newman. It’s fine work, full of great magazines with analysis from people who really know what they’re talking about. To give you an idea what the book has to offer, above are […]

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For The Benefit Of Mr. Bob

For those of you who don’t yet know, a few months ago the great American art director Bob Newman suffered a shocking accident in a swimming pool. Eye magazine shares the story here, telling us that Bob was in a coma for two weeks, generating a mountain of medical bills. Bob is currently a freelance […]

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Glamour. But at what price?

September issues are a big deal for any fashion magazine, none more so than for US Glamour, Condé Nast’s most profitable newsstand title. But new figures released this week show the title to be 28% down year-on-year, so the stakes couldn’t be higher, particularly since Anna Wintour was named Artistic Director for all Condé Nast […]

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