My First Magazine Love: Ramparts

[This interview originally appeared as part of the Society of Publication Designers “First Love,”  series, “where creatives tell SPD the first magazine they fell in love with.”] Robert Newman: Ramparts was the first magazine I ever bought that wasn’t Mad, Creepy, or a comic book. Almost 50 years later, I still have that issue and I still draw on […]

My Favo(u)rite Magazine: Ramparts, January 1970

This is my entry to the My Favo(u)rite Magazine project, created by Jeremy Leslie and Andrew Losowsky as a benefit for myself and my family. After collecting 87 entries from a stellar collection of magazine makers, Jeremy and Andrew asked me to send along my favorite magazine. I responded with the following, which they smartly […]

Interview: Dugald Stermer and Ramparts Magazine

[Note: This interview originally ran on the Society of Publication Designers site in the autumn of 2009. Sadly, Dugald Stermer passed away in late 2011.] Dugald Stermer was the art director of Ramparts magazine during its heyday, 1964-1970. A new book by Peter Richardson, A Bomb in Every Issue: How the Short, Unruly Life of […]