Game Changer! David Moretti and Wired Italia

David Moretti has been the creative director of Wired Italia since it launched in 2009. On both the print and digital editions he has directed a deeply creative series of covers, page designs, infographics, illustrations, and powerful imagery of all kinds. Wired Italia is one of the most imaginatively-designed magazines out there, and fortunately for […]

Entertainment Weekly, Reanimated

I’ve got a vested interest in the design of Entertainment Weekly magazine. I was the second design director there, from 1994-96, and have stayed in touch with many subsequent design directors and designers at the magazine in the years since. Needless to say, as the years go by (and this coming February marks the 25th […]

Modern Packaging Magazine Covers by Walter Allner

Walter Allner was the deputy art director under Leo Lionni at Fortune magazine in the 1950s. He went on to become the art director at the magazine from 1962-74, illustrating and designing many memorable covers. In his spare time he designed covers for Modern Packaging magazine. Thanks to Monoscope, we’ve got a nifty gallery of […]

Thanks to Everyone Who Has Supported My Favo(u)rite Magazine

Thanks to everyone who has been helping to promote the My Favo(u)rite Magazine benefit project. If you haven’t seen this amazing collection of magazine covers, created by Jeremy Leslie and Andrew Losowsky, look at this small excerpt via the Society of Publication Designers. Here is a small list of folks and websites who have given the project some […]

My Favo(u)rite Magazine: A Benefit for Robert Newman

My Favo(u)rite Magazine is a project created by Jeremy Leslie and Andrew Losowsky to benefit me and my family in the wake of the serious accident I suffered earlier this year. It’s a wonderful collection of commentary from 88 publication designers, editors, and other visual stars, listing (and showing) their favorite magazine. This great gathering […]

Jan 15, 2013 By Mario Garcia
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Three-Minute Interview: Robert Newman on Magazine Design

[Originally published September 22, 2008] In our Three-Minute Interview today, Bob Newman discusses the overall state of magazine design in the United States, while offering us a glimpse of his favorite typographic fonts.  Best magazine design overall: Wired. Mario: Bob, you are one of the most accomplished magazine designers I know: how do you see the […]

Dec 22, 2012 By Greg Lindsay
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Design Spotlight: Robert Newman

Fortune‘s design director talks about sublimating his ego, hop-scotching the print landscape, and the interchangability of art directors and editors. [Originally published February 3, 2005] There is no such thing as a “Robert Newman Look.” Unlike other designers—or, to be more specific, unlike Roger Black—Newman hasn’t carried with him any stylistic flourishes or quirks (like […]

Dec 21, 2012 By David Walker
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Real Simple: Creative Team of the Year

The team behind Real Simple fashions a seamless merger of form and function [Originally published March 1, 2004] Editors at Real Simple magazine found themselves in a jam one afternoon as their November issue was about to go to press. A feature story had fallen apart, leaving a gaping hole. So they turned to style […]