Posts Tagged ‘Print’

Unit: Design/Research 01

Unit: Design/Research 01

Unit: Design/Research 01 is a new publication from Tony Brook’s and Adrian Shaughnessy’s ‘Unit Editions’. Designed as a 64 page newspaper and ‘devoted to the neglected, hidden and unexpected corners of graphic design and visual culture’, the first issue features an anthology of Folkways album cover art featuring the work of Ronald Clyne.

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Observer Redesign

Observer redesign

Sunday saw the redesign and relaunch of The Observer. Reduced down to four sections, most of the changes can be seen in the hefty 56-page News Review and Observer Magazine. There’s some nice typographic and illustrative details but on the whole it comes across as a mish-mash of styles. As Coley Porter Bell suggest, perhaps its days are sadly numbered.


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Wallpaper* Limited Edition Covers


Wallpaper* magazine’s limited edition cover archive, 2006 to 2010.

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Newspaper Club

Photo by Ben Terrett

The Newspaper Club, a service set-up to help people make their own newspapers has announced their pricing structure. Pricing’s not to bad once you start looking at printing off a large run. Output will be a ’12–page, tabloid–size newspaper in black and white or colour in quantities from 5 to 5000′. Their paper for ‘ Best of 2009‘ looks fantastic.

Photo courtesy of Ben Terrett

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Future of digital magazines concept from Bonnier R&D. Even though it’s trying to keep the essence of reading print it’s missing the point that many people don’t want to read off a digital device when they’ve been using one all day. Also can a digital device ever replace tactility with metaphor. Interesting concept none the less.

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MAP 001 Antarctica

Map 001

David Garcia Studio’s first issue of ‘MAP (Manual of Architectural Possibilities)‘ is now available. Designed as a ‘guide to potential actions in the built environment, a folded encyclopedia of the possible, a topography of ideas, or a poster on the wall’, MAP is printed as a two sided A1 sized poster. Issue 1 focuses on Antarctica and includes an introduction by Peter Cook.

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Astronomy Prints


Simon Page’s gorgeous set of posters for the International Year of Astronomy 2009 are now available to purchase as giclée prints.

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15 Uses for Newsprint


15 Uses for Newsprint. Promotional newsprint poster zine by the illustrators and designers from ‘The Pencil Factory’, Brooklyn.

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Elephant Magazine


Picked up a copy of Elephant over the weekend. Great layout and use of type plus some good interviews with Peter Saville and Unit Editions. Elephant is edited by Marc Valli, owner of the Magma bookshops with design and art direction by Matt Willey of Studio8.

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Toormix New Papers


Just received my copy of ‘Toormix New Papers‘. Designed by Barcelona design studio Toormix, it features a selection from their portfolio in newspaper/newsprint format. Love it!

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