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Archive for March, 2012
I’m happy to see that my selection for the SPD 47 Awards “My Favorite Magazine” series was featured on the site yesterday — you’ll find it here. The magazine I chose to spotlight is Brutus, and although I can’t say that it’s really my favorite magazine, it’s certainly one that I really appreciate, and I [...]
It was announced a while back, and the “Mad Men” issue (March 16/April 2, 2012) of Newsweek is now out. The big deal here is that the entire issue is done in the style of a 60s-era Newsweek, including the majority of the ads found within. I started reading the iPad edition this morning, and [...]
The new big title release from Conde Nast is the introduction of full issues of Vogue US for iPad (and Fire/Nook) — there have been previous releases for iPad, but they were never composed of entire issues, just features or specialized apps. The Vogue app is a free download from the iTunes App Store, and [...]
Time to dig into a few new releases courtesy of the brand new edition of Michael Bojkowski’s Linefeed Reading List. Linefeed Reading List — March 2011 [Linefeed]
Today is March 11, which marks the anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan both with its initial impact, and with the nuclear scare that followed, and that continues to worry us. Last year, about a month after that date, I helped organize a global PechaKucha event we called Inspire Japan, to help [...]
This article was posted on March 11, 2012 under the category Books, Events, New Releases, News, and covers the following topics: 20x20, 3/11, ArchiAid, Architecture for Humanity, iBook, Inspire Japan, iPad, Kathmandu, March 11, PechaKucha, Tohoku
Something I’ve been waiting quite a while for — because I like the magazine — Fast Company has finally released a proper iPad edition. It had tested the waters in the past with a few standalone apps that were based on features from the magazine, but this is now each issue available in its entirety. [...]
I sure wish I could be in Barcelona on March 8 for this, the second Tinta de la Casa magazine event, produced by Kati Krause and Olivier Talbot. The series is a “quarterly themed exhibition of independent magazines from around the world,” and this second edition has the title of “Geeks, Freaks and Fanboys: Magazines [...]
The second issue of Elana Schlenker’s fantastic Gratuitous Type is out, and you can see a few spreads here. Gratuitous Type no. 2 can be purchased for $16 here, as well as through the MagCulture Shop.
A round-up of magazine-related bits and bobs. Pick up issue 1 of the recently produced Twenty-Four Magazine. An update on the upcoming Making Magazines 2012 event. Andrew Losowsky talks self-publishing. Tools for creating digital magazines and books. Tumult Hype is a tool for creating HTLM5 web content (iPad-friendly) — you can also export widgets to [...]
This article was posted on March 3, 2012 under the category Books, Events, News, Print, Tools, and covers the following topics: Adobe, Andrew Losowsky, Arc, Coveres, Francesco Franchi, HTML5, iBooks Author, IL, iPad, It's Nice That, Kickstarter, Lifestyle Mirror, Making Magazines 2012, Matter, Newsweek, SPIN, Tumult Type, Twenty-Four Magazine