Foliomag Face Up: Time Out New York

I was asked to help critique a recent cover of Time Out New York for the Foliomag Face Up feature. Here’s my commentary: This is one of my favorite magazine covers of this year to date. It does everything a successful cover design should: it’s fun, colorful, engaging, provocative, and spot-on connective with the Time […]

12 Favorite Time Out New York Covers by Chris Deacon

The news this week is that Time Out New York art director Chris Deacon is leaving the scrappy and brash entertainment weekly to become senior art director at Playboy magazine in Los Angeles. Along with editor in chief Terri White (who recently decamped to become editor of Empire), Deacon revitalized the look of Time Out […]

Time Out New York: Young, Loud and Scrappy!

One of the happiest developments in the past year has been the revitalization of Time Out New York. A new editor and art director have energized and refreshed the weekly city service guide, and the results are spectacularly apparent on the magazine’s bold, graphic covers. Directing the visual renaissance is art director Chris Deacon, who […]

Cover Review: Time Out New York

One of the most exciting series of magazine covers at the moment has come courtesy of Time Out New York. TONY has always had energetic covers, but its latest batch, created by new-ish art director Chris Deacon, are exceptional and rank among my favorite of 2014. In a way, it reminds me of the work […]