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Pull-quotes

Pull-quotes

| August 5, 2013 | 3 Comments

One of the page elements that brings visual power to the page is the pull-quote. Pull-quote is a display element which is used to attract the reader and to break up long blocks of text. The effect of pull-quotes depend on their attractiveness, both visual and textual. Regarding the text, pull-quotes have to be interesting, […]

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HomeSapiens

HomeSapiens

| July 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

What makes a house a home? With a family of architects and a degree in architecture between them, Thomas Manss and Enrica Corzani, after years of working with the world’s most famous architects, have decided to adopt Adele Bacci and Massimo Alvito’s project: HomeSapiens. “Norman Foster once said, “I believe the quality of our surroundings […]

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All Hollow

All Hollow

| July 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

All Hollow is an independent Romanian (written in English) fashion photography & design magazine (think Dazed and Confused meets Interview magazine), which has set out to curate original content coming from local and international creative communities relevant to the Eastern-European publishing market. It comes out quarterly and they’ve just printed the 4th issue.  The cover of All Hollow Summer Issue 2013 features Romanian […]

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[wherever]

[wherever]

| July 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

[wherever]: an out of place journal is a print magazine of travel literature, travel culture, and travel politics. They assemble writing and artwork that are germane to movement, connections, transitions, and the general transience of the people, places, and things of the world. The magazine is distributed globally. [wherever] is a publication interested in inspiration, […]

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Huck

Huck

| July 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

First magazine that we will present in our new “Editorial Design Inspiration” section is an award winning British magazine called Huck. For the last eight years their creative team has been designing independent film magazine Little White Lies and youth culture magazine Huck. HUCK is a global magazine exploring the many facets of radical culture, […]

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Magazine Spreads – Good and Bad Practices

Magazine Spreads – Good and Bad Practices

| May 4, 2013 | 8 Comments

Magazine spread is two pages that are next to each other. Each spread works as one unit. It is not two pages separated but two pages that work together to create one unit. When designing magazines it is vital to look at these two pages as one single element even if those pages are going […]

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Vintage and Modern Cover Art Forms

Vintage and Modern Cover Art Forms

| April 30, 2013 | 1 Comment

In order to enjoy the artwork, we visit exhibitions and concerts, we go to theaters and museums, we read, we travel to the far corners of the world to enjoy art, but everyday we have a chance to hold in our hands certain artworks, and we don’t even realize it. Of course, these art forms […]

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Magazine Columns – Backbone of Every Good Layout

Magazine Columns – Backbone of Every Good Layout

| April 20, 2013 | 10 Comments

Columns are essential tools to standardize your layout. They will help you in getting order and structure of your magazine, but do resist to imprison your thinking into standard format because rigidity dulls the creativity. To avoid that trap you can play with column width and shapes. You should treat each story as a separate […]

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Preparation for the Design Process

Preparation for the Design Process

| March 26, 2013 | 1 Comment

Design process can start when you gather all editorial materials because if you do not have everything set in place you will not be able to create best possible layouts. It is annoying when you start to work and you have to go back to the beginning of the process because new materials that have […]

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