Magazine / Newspaper

Magazine covers of the year 2019

While the last few years have seen magazines launch a tirade against the world’s power brokers, 2019 has been about chipping beneath the surface. We look back at our ten favourites covers of the year

How the Smiley made happiness cool

The humble smiley face has been used to spread joy everywhere from acid house raves in the 90s to the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics. We speak to the son of its original creator, Nicolas Loufrani, about the enduring appeal of the symbol

How Nova shaped magazine history

As a 1993 book chronicling the story of the pioneering women’s mag gets a timely reissue, we speak to its Art Director David Hillman about what magland can learn from the success (and failure) of Nova today


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