CR March 11

Our March issue features a profile of Gerd Arntz, a feature on the return of the great movie poster, and a look at the secretive world of banknote engraving

Elle Collections shows why print is still in fashion

The new issue of Elle Collections, the British fashion magazine’s bi-annual title dedicated to the catwalk, is out now. CR spoke to editor-in-chief Lorraine Candy and acting creative director Tom Meredith about how the 10th edition continues to bring a distinctly left-field editorial design approach to mainstream publishing

The spirit of independents

Countering the gloom felt in mainstream publishing, a host of web-literate, esoteric and beautifully designed indie magazines are thriving

Vogue on Vogue

In a series of ghostly Vogue covers posted to LiveJournal, every 2010 cover in each edition is layered into a single image. The process reveals the gulf between the formulaic approach of the majority of editions and the more experimental nature of a select few

The Ghost In The Machine

His editorial designs continue to inspire, provoke and outrage om equal measure, such is the influence of the inimitable Mike Meire

When innovate can mean imitate

While iPad magazine apps shouldn’t ape their printed versions,
they would do well to take influence from the way we navigate them

Type and magazines: neglected no more

Typography is the element that links all the parts of a magazine together but it can go unappreciated: not in the pages of TypoMag though…

Just add content for ready-made magazines

Roger Black’s Ready-Media project has been causing outrage among magazine designers. Is it an affront to their craft or a clever solution for small publishers?

RIP Corinne Day

We were greatly saddened to hear (via magCulture) of the death of Corinne Day whose 1990 cover shot of Kate Moss for The Face ushered in a new era of photography

CR on Flipboard

Flipboard is a new iPad app that is being billed as a “personalised social magazine”. So far, most iPad apps have been relatively underwhelming (we’re looking at you, Wired) but Flipboard looks to have real potential.