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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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Magazine Columns – Backbone of Every Good Layout

Magazine Columns – Backbone of Every Good Layout

| April 20, 2013 | 11 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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Magazine Flatplan

Magazine Flatplan

| April 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Flatplan is a vital part in any publication production. It gives you control over the publication production process and is very important for an art director to have insight into how various stories are laid out and how will they be arranged in the publication. Each member of the staff should have its own copy […]

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Tip No. 2 – First Anniversary

Tip No. 2 – First Anniversary

| March 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

This is our second weekly tip. Each week we will bring you short articles in which you can find some great ideas about different topics related to magazine production. These tips are not meant to be long and detailed articles, but instead they will be short articles which, we hope, will help you to get […]

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Mehemed Fehmy Agha – First Art Director

Mehemed Fehmy Agha – First Art Director

| March 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dr. Mehemed Fehmy Agha was first magazine art editor that was titled art director. Although another famous art director Alexey Brodovitch, made the biggest impact on the magazine design, Mehemed Fehmy Agha will always be remembered as a first person that pioneered innovative approaches in magazine art direction.   Story about Mehemed Fehmy Agha goes […]

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Tip No.1 – Column Photo

Tip No.1 – Column Photo

| March 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

This is our first weekly tip. Each week we will bring you short articles in which you can find some great ideas about different topics related to magazine production. These tips are not meant to be long and detailed articles, but instead they will be short articles which, we hope, will help you to get […]

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