Tag: magazines

  • Blogs Designed Like Magazines

    With the blogs of Dustin Curtis, Gregory Wood and Jason Santa Maria as examples (each worthy of your time, by the way), Smashing Magazine looks at blogs designed like magazines,* discussing¬†what these ‘blogazines’ mean for the future of boring blog posts. Dustin Curtis had this to say on the drawbacks of designing like this on…

  • The Declining and Thriving News Magazines

    While Time and Newsweek saw double digit falls in revenue last year, The Economist saw similar sized gains‚ÄĒdespite increasing subscription rates (previously). The Atlantic discusses this phenomenon, looking in detail at why The Economist is thriving in a market seemingly in decline. The Economist prides itself on cleverly distilling the world into a reasonably compact…

  • Print Your Own Magazines

    Upload your magazine as a PDF to MagCloud and they’ll not only print it on demand, but also manage payments, subscriptions and delivery‚Ķ now to the UK and Canada as well as the US. Reasonably priced, too. It reminds me somewhat of the newspaper, Things Our Friends Have Written On The Internet 2008 (via Kottke).…

  • MAD Magazine’s Fold-Ins

    I like how MAD Magazine’s ‘fold-ins’ were used to bring another dimension to the illustrations… A classic feature of MAD magazine, and arguably the best thing in it, fold over the pages to reveal a hidden image and message by artist Al Jafee. We were left a bit confused by some of the more US-centric…