People who don’t read magazines often dismiss them as mindless gossip vehicles, confusing one sector of a very diverse market with the market as a whole. They’ve clearly never ventured to the deep end of the periodical pool – and that pool doesn’t get much deeper than Intelligent Life. Continue reading ‘Life, but not as we know it (if we only read the gossip mags)’
Looks like all our hard work on Unlimited magazine for PPA Scotland paid off! It is shortlisted in the “Best One-Off Publication” category of the IOIC Scotland Awards! Register on the Unlimited site to get your free copy…
Before CMYK, I worked at Scotland on Sunday newspaper as the design editor. One of my favourite parts about the job was getting to work with some super-talented illustrators. Sadly, not something you see a lot of in newspapers in general.
Here’s a great front page from 1995, when Spectrum was a broadsheet (as opposed to a magazine). We could get really playful with the imagery as we had so much space! Illustration by Ali Scott.
So, i-D magazine – trailblazer among the style bibles of the early eighties, has been sold to Vice Media by founders Terry and Tricia Jones. They will remain shareholders in the business. Continue reading ‘i-D magazine sold to Vice Media’
Another Christmas cover here, from 2000, featuring Scottish actress Kananu Kirimi, who played Cinderella at the Royal Lyceum Theatre that year.