The Future of Publishing Is Now

This is an edited version of a talk presented to the Alberta Magazine Publishers Association annual conference in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, on March 15, 2013. (Read a brief recap of this presentation on the AMPA website.) I’m sure you realize that this is a time of great change and challenge in the magazine business—no doubt the […]

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 […]

Dec 15, 2012 By Ron Reason
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The Design of Real Simple: An Interview with Robert Newman

[Originally published October, 2002] Ron Reason: Real Simple’s covers obviously kick off the magazine with an uncluttered, spare look, well-suited to its content and mission. Can you say a bit about how the magazine’s design reflects this mission and the audience? Robert Newman: Real Simple is a women’s magazine serving a very unique audience. Readers […]