Bloomberg Businessweek: Process

Bloomberg Businessweek: Process

An evening with CD Richard Turley and the visual team of Bloomberg Businessweek.

On Thursday, April 21st, please join us at the offices of Bloomberg Businessweek where Creative Director Richard Turley, Design Director Cindy Hoffman, Director of Photography David Carthas, Information Graphics Director Jennifer Daniels and the creative team behind the Bloomberg relaunch of Businessweek will take us behind-the-scenes for a look at work that is smart and serious, from a team that knows how magazines are made.

As our very own Bob Newman wrote in GRIDS back in November:
When Bloomberg Businessweek launched their redesign (and re-imagination) of the magazine at the end of April, the response from the publication design community was somewhat underwhelming. The first couple covers were solid but not remarkable, the insides were crisply formatted but a bit overstuffed, and the imagery had yet to find its full voice.

It's time to take another look. In the succeeding months, the new design has grown and matured into a remarkable visual package. Week after week, creative director Richard Turley and his crew are producing stunning covers and features, along with tightly formatted interior pages that rival New York for their texture, density, creativity, and attention to detail. This is state-of-the-art magazine design, with highly-original and intelligent photos, graphics, and illustrations. It's a look that fuses the formatting brilliance of New York and the smart visual approach of The New York Times Magazine, with a hierarchy and architecture lifted from the best British and European publications (the Guardian chief among them). Most impressively, Businessweek has a high level of visual intelligence, challenging its readers, pushing the boundaries of traditional newsweekly and business magazine design. ...

Tickets and all info after the jump...

(cover above, Bloomberg Businessweek, March 21-27, 2011, from the amazing collection at; more on the making-of with illustrator Noma Bar at Richard Turley's blog here)


An evening with CD Richard Turley and the visual team of Bloomberg Businessweek

Thursday, April 21, 2011
The Bloomberg Offices
731 Lexington Avenue (between 58th & 59th Streets), NYC

Doors open for seating at 6:30 PM; information for building security will be sent to you prior to the event.
Presenation begins at 7:00 PM

SPD Members, $15 in advance (on sale now)
Non-Members, $25 in advance (on sale at 3pm, Thursday, March 31st)
Full-time Students & faculty with valid ID, $10 in advance

RSVP early!  All tickets, and seating, are first come, first served. When tickets sell out, they're gone.

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