February 2011 Archives
Cover of the Day 02.28.11
The Hollywood Reporter, March 2, 2011, featuring Oscar co-hosts James Franco and Anne Hathaway
Follow us after the jump for the full list of titles awarded Merits by the jury of PUB 46...… MORE
>> Google Books has archived all the issues of SPY, going back to the 1986 launch, here...
Cover of the Day 02.23.11
Illustrator: Ian Falconer
Cover of the Day 02.21.11
Reader's Digest, March 2011
Master Class 02.17.11
>> Reading the tea leaves: various takes on Tuesday's news about Apple's iTunes subscription service from the glass half-empty points Andrew Losowsky makes at Magtastic Blogsplosion, and PaidContent's counter-point response...
>> TIME debuts a new look ("not a redesign; a facelift") with Friday's edition; Tina Brown's showing an updated version of Newsweek around; Keith Kelly calls it "a sweeping overhaul"...
>> FOLIO:'s annual Eddie and Ozzie winners announced and profiled; remember, SPD PUB 46 Awards winners announced tomorrow! Check the site at noon...
Cover of the Day 02.16.11
Details, March 2010
Creative Director: Rockwell Harwood
Design Director: Nathalie Kirsheh
Photographer: Carter Smith
>> The March issue of Details debuts a non-celeb cover and introduces a new section focused on health and fitness, called "The Body."
Cover of the Day 02.14.11
People, February 21,2011
Design Director: Andrea Dunham
New Work 02.11.11
"This is a weekly magazine about social media - an ever-shifting territory that's tough to predict. Put it this way: When we started this in December, Egypt was all about mummies and pyramids."And so he and Creative Directors Nancy Campbell and Trevett McCandliss worked to come up with a cover that would be "simple but provocative, capturing the irreverance and metaphorical expansion of the culture they're hoping to capture." Check it out here, and get your issue of u + me at the Nomad site.
>> Obligatory Tablet news: Apple is opening up about the subscription issue for the iPad, while Time Inc. will be selling digital subscriptions for the HP Tablet...
>> Vanessa Holden is leaving the EIC spot at Martha Stewart Living for a job as the SVP of Creative Services at West Elm. She had been CD at Real Simple before moving to MSLO...
>> Get to know an editor, pt 1: WWD's profile of Bloomberg Businessweek EIC Josh Tyrangiel quotes our own GRIDS coverage of the business mag's redesign by CD Richard Turley...
>> Get to know an editor, pt 2: Bon Appetit's new EIC, Adam Rappaport, says he's "a firm believer that if a page doesn't look great, people aren't going to stop to read it. It needs to be a very visually driven magazine..."
SPD is the only organization to honor these hard-working little gems with its annual SPOTS Competition. Chaired this year by Criswell Lappin of Fahrenheit 212 and Matthew Lenning of MAT: Design Company, the SPOTS Competition for the work of 2010 will be judged by a group of outstanding art directors and illustrators who all champion illustration on a daily basis. Read more here about the jury, the books, the party and the glory of winning.
Click here for the entry forms (pdf download) and here for more info, and we'll see your best little gems by March 30th!
Cover of the Day 02.09.11
Middlebury Magazine, Winter 2011
Art Director: Pamela Fogg
Designer: Carey Bass
Photographer: Ron Seymour
New Work 02.07.11
Spa is the authority on spa, travel and wellness, and the team behind the magazine, a small group of just five amazing women, are so proud of what we've done.… MORE
As Art Director and the only designer on the magazine (yes, I need to say that), Spa is my fourth redesign with Bonnier Corporation. My other previous (and redesigned) loves were Garden Design, Babytalk and American Photo. What made this redesign unique and special was the fact that I was able to take everything I've learned from the past and use that to reapply, rethink and devote a fresh, exciting and new energy into the brand.
Cover of the Day 02.07.11
Southwest Airlines Spirit Magazine, February 2011
Green Pages 02.04.11
New Work 02.03.11
For the redesign of Working Mother, the overall goal of the creative team was to design a simple and clean magazine to reflect a working mom's life.… MORE
>> Alex Gonzalez is the new CD at W...
>> Missing an update from the Best! Books! Ever! series? Visit Designers & Books, a new site collecting (so far) 50 designers and their 677 favorite must-reads...
>> Alexandra Pollack is the new PE for the relocated-to-NYC Bon Appetit...
Cover of the Day 02.02.11
Broward Palm Beach New Times, January 22, 2011.
Art Director and Illustrator: Miche Ratto
Old School 02.01.11
>> iPad Magazines Need a New Blueprint: they should be free, and be more like media apps and less like PDF readers....
>> MoMA's adding 23 digital typefaces to their permanent collection, a first for the NYC museum; the chosen ones include Verdana, Gotham, OCR-A and more, all on view starting March 2 at the Standard Deviations exhibit opening March 2nd...
>> Hearst closes the deal and now owns ELLE, Woman's Day and other Hachette titles...