Fast News for April 14, 2011
>> Trad Pads: Fans of the popular online-only shelter mag Lonny will be excited to see their new collaboration with Meredith's Traditional Home. Also online-only, Trad Home is aimed at the "next generation of design lovers." The premiere issue is 347 pages, including a whopping 200-page feature well.
>> ESPN, The Exodus: ESPN, The Magazine is in the process of consolidating its magazine operation with the home office in Bristol, Conn. Over the past few weeks news has been coming out about staffers who've decided not to make the move to New England, and now we hear that the magazine's talented CD, Siung Tija will be leaving the magazine to become the CD at Bloomberg Markets.
>> Lessons from Lubalin: Herb Lubalin was one of the most influential typographers -- and magazine designers -- ever. The impact of his work is still being felt in graphic design today. Tomorrow, the Cooper Union's Alexander Tochilovsky will lead participants in a survey of the master's work at the Herb Lubalin Study Center for Design and Typography. Don't miss this rare up-close opportunity to see and learn about Lubalin's work. Register online now!
>> Bon jour, Bon Ap! The all-new, East-coast based Bon Appétit will reveal its updated look and feel under the direction of new EIC Adam Rapoport and DD Alex Rodriguez (not the pinstriped one) on newsstands next week.
>> Newspaper Blues: Remember the year DVD sales surpassed VHS sales? This feels like that: 2010 marks the first year that Web advertising ($26B) exceeded newspaper advertising ($22.8B). [Note: VHS never came back.]