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Dedicated to the single life

When it comes to launching a new magazine, a ‘big’ idea is all-important: Berlin quarterly mono.kultur’s is to devote each issue to just one person

Three days + 16 illustrators = 3,750 drawings

The Church of London took a hands-on approach to creating 2,500 bespoke covers for the latest issue of Google’s Think Quarterly: each one is a different section of a huge floor drawing made by 16 illustrators over the course of three days

A handle on the name game

The naming of a magazine is a subtle business – it should be evocative and memorable but timeless, too. And preferably hint at what’s inside…

Colors at 20: time

Benetton’s Colors magazine was born in 1991. As it grew up, it shocked, provoked and charmed, but now it’s just mildly interesting

Japan: how to respond?

The creative community, appalled by events in Japan, has rushed to help. But is the resultant plethora of fundraising prints and posters an adequate or appropriate response? And does visual communications have a longer-term role to play in disaster relief?

PORT magazine launches

The self-styled “intelligent magazine for men”, new UK quarterly PORT is out today. We spoke to editor Dan Crowe and co-creative director Kuchar Swara about what it takes to bring a new men’s title into being and why they still have faith in print