Next EDO talk – Chris Dixon of Vanity Fair

Later this month the Editorial Design Organisation invites Chris Dixon, design director of Vanity Fair, to present a talk about his work, which has included being part of the team that relaunched New York magazine ten years ago. Tickets for the event are still available

Our picks from Pick Me Up 2015

Graphic arts festival Pick Me Up opened at London’s Somerset House last night, with talks, workshops, screenings and exhibitions taking place until May 4. Here’s a look at some of our favourite work on show and what’s on over the next few days…

Fiera: issue 1

Following a successful Kickstarter campaign, blogger Katie Treggiden and Jeremy Leslie have launched the first issue of Fiera; a biannual publication showcasing new talent at international design fairs.

What print does best

A second successful outing for the Modern Magazine conference continues to explore how print can thrive in an increasingly digital world

New type

This month’s pick of new type designs, projects and events includes new releases from foundries Klim and Blackletra, a lovely letterpress printed newspaper and an exhibition exploring type and manual printing methods…

Hear from six of the best from The Modern Magazine

Following on from its Modern Magazine conference last month, magCulture is releasing a video interview with one of six of the main speakers every Wednesday. The second film has just gone live and features Elana Schlenker, the designer behind the ‘pamphlet of typographic smut’ – Gratuitous Type

The Modern Magazine and the 620 Reading Room

Tickets are selling fast for magCulture’s Modern Magazine conference, set to take place at the London College of Communication on September 19. MC is also partnering with Vitsoe and Postcard Teas on a second event launching this month that aims to provide a place of calming magazine-related respite during the London Design Festival

Fiera set to search out the design fairs

Fiera magazine is designed to help readers discover new talent at the world’s furniture and product design fairs – and is set to launch this November having just reached its Kickstarter target

What’s On

CR’s pick of exhibitions, design events and creative activities for the week ahead including Comics Unmasked at the British Library, What Design Can Do conference in Amsterdam, David Pearson’s book designs at Kemistry in London, CONTACT Photography Festival in Toronto, an evening of indie mag love with Printout in Bristol, and Drawn to Action: Posters from the AIGA Design Archives in Denver…

The year in magazines

Far from hindering creativity the challenging financial climate has made magazines even more determined to innovate. Jeremy Leslie reveals his highlights

Print takes back the fight

The Modern Magazine conference in London this autumn proved to be a timely reassertion of the power of the printed word


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