Great (Mostly) White Covers

Great (Mostly) White Covers

This week's Time Out New York cover, inspired a look back at strong covers that used very little ink. 

  • WIRED, 20th Anniversary Issue, May 2013
    WIRED, 20th Anniversary Issue, May 2013
  • The New Republic, February 25, 2013. Creative Director: Dirk Barnett
    The New Republic, February 25, 2013. Creative Director:  Dirk Barnett
  • W magazine, April 2011 featuring W magazine, Mia Wasikowska, photographed by Jean-Baptiste Mondino.
    W magazine, April 2011 featuring W magazine,  Mia Wasikowska, photographed by Jean-Baptiste Mondino.



Any more come to mind? E-mail us a JPG to mail@spd.org.






TONY_White.jpg
Time Out New York, March 25, 2010



flaunt Winona Ryder.jpg
Flaunt, 1999; featuring Winona Ryder.



Economist_604-2.jpg
The Economist



ESPN 18.jpg
ESPN The Magazine, June 29, 1998.



icona.jpg
ICON, September 2000.


bicyclingwhite.jpg
Bicycling, April 2008. 
(sent to us by design director, David Speranza)



Texas-Monthly-Magazine-Cover_400.jpg
Texas Monthly, March 2009.



Esquire 1992_2.jpg
Esquire, February 1992.




WIRED 01.1995 White embossed.jpg
WIRED, January 1995.



WIRED 01.1996 white.jpg
WIRED, January 1996.



mad210id.jpg
Mad Magazine, October 1979.



17.jpg
No Depression, September-October 1998 (thanks to Grant Alden).



Sined Oconnor os cover.jpg
Rolling Stone, March 7, 1991; featuring Sinead O'Connor; 
art director: Fred Woodward; photographer: Herb Ritts.



arcover_ar04.jpg
AR, April 2009 (thanks to Michelle Celarier).



ArtinAmerica_white.jpg
Art in America, January-February 1977 
(thanks to Linda Eckstein of the All My Eyes visual blog).


PLATINO.jpg
Platino, May 2009.
(Sent to us by art director Rodrigo Castillo and designer Mariana Sasso)





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  • ladonnajones

    Wonderful post! I adore white as a major component of a composition -- and not just as in having lots of white space. Thanks for researching this!

  • Mike Solita

    Might magazine's final issue! {sniff}

    http://www.826valencia.org/store/shop_might_mag.html

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