Sep 25, 2010

Magazine Samples

While hunting down examples of magazine grid layouts at the SCAD library, I perused the current periodical shelves and snapped some shots of mastheads & covers that stood out to me.

Successful use of type:

The small line of type in the middle says "Do you like scratching?"

The name of the magazine (Hand Papermaking) is hard to read on top of the photo, but the magazine cover itself still stands out pretty well, despite:

It's clear to me now that I prefer covers with solid colors or patterns across the entire cover rather than photos. I plan on doing something in this vein for my own cover re-design.

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