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The Story of a Viewbook

By | November 1, 2013

The world of education if getting more and more competitive–rising costs, fewer applicants. More than ever admissions offices are seeking innovative ways to reach their prospective students through social media, web, recruitment. It can be safely said that the school’s …

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Culture

Art, Music, Literature, and General Good Taste of All Things Editorial

Digital

Screens, RGB, Widgets, Interfaces, and the Click of a Mouse

Education

Educators, Courses, and Schools Innovating in the Field of Publishing

Print

Papers, Inks, Finishing Techniques, and the Whirl of the Press

Profiles

The People, the Projects, and the Innovations that Changed Publishing

Profiles

Alexey Brodovitch

By | November 15, 2013
Alexey Brodovitch

Alexey Brodovitch

Alexey Brodovitch became art director at Harper’s Bazaar Magazine in 1934, where he continued to work until 1958. Being a Russian émigré, Brodovitch was not afraid to use work of European artists such as Man Ray, Salvador Dali, and A.M. Cassandre in Bazaar Magazine. By the 1950s white space was the hallmark of the Brodovitch style. If one were to look at a spread, you would experience the illusion of models “floating” on a page. He was able to create elegance from the slightest hint of materiality.

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Willy Fleckhaus

By | November 8, 2013

Willy Fleckhaus is known for his avant-garde visuals, layouts, and typography. He was associated with the birth of the magazine “Twen” in 1959. The magazine was published from 1959-1970, and was geared toward the first generation of German adults who …

Q & A with Eric Mongeon, Creative Director at MIT Technology Review

By | November 8, 2012
November/December 2012, Credit: Eric Mongeon, creative director; Dan Winters, photographer

On November 6, the latest issue of MIT Technology Review hit the newsstands. The print edition is the last piece of a larger content delivery re-envisioning focused on a “digital first” model. It is a much different publication than the …

One Cover, 10 Ways

By | November 1, 2012
Tufts Magazine Fall 2012 Cover Comps

One could argue that the cover of a magazine is its most important feature—even more important than the editorial and interior design—because in a brief moment it has to entice a reader to pick it up and read it. For …

Can’t Judge a Reader by the Book Cover

By | November 21, 2010 One Comment
The Dodocase

You there! What are you reading? Unfortunately in the brave new world of digital publishing, I’ll never know. Gone are the days of my favorite pastime: judging my fellow morning commuters based on what they are reading. I used to …

Fred Woodward

By | October 1, 2010
Fred Woodward

In 1987 Fred Woodward became the art director of the venerable music magazine, Rolling Stone. Prior to landing his dream job he designed for D Magazine in Dallas, Westward, the Sunday magazine of the Dallas Times Herald, Texas Monthly, and …