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Collection of rejected New Yorker cover ideas

Collection of rejected New Yorker cover ideas

New York City based artist and teacher at SVA Tomer Hanuka shared some of his rejected New Yorker cover concepts. This one went so far as a final version, but I like this one above that he describes as “one about Winter / Valentine’s day / over-heated apartments / relationships.” Who knows, maybe it’s just…

Magazine bookshelf

Magazine bookshelf

Designer Sean Miller came up with the perfect project that puts all those issues of National Geographic magazines to good use. Miller recycled about 80 copies into a functional bookshelf. The immediately recognizable yellow of the magazine adds a nice bit of color to it as well. Sean coated the magazines with a a water/starch…

How to mod a magazine

How to mod a magazine

Instead of just tossing them into your recycle bin, give your magazine a second life as a DVD sleeve, envelope, paper bowl, photo frame or my favorite, a wallet by following these DIY instructions provided by Wired UK (part 1 and part 2). [Via]

Plazm – design magazine meets design firm

Plazm – design magazine meets design firm

Plazm is one of those beautiful art and design magazines that is filled from cover to cover with eye-catching imagery and letter forms to lust over. It has featured people like David Byrne, Yoko Ono, Iggy Pop, Milton Glaser, and Todd Haynes. The SF MoMA has made the entire catalog part of their permanent collection.…

Eye-catching: The Monocle Shop in LA

Eye-catching: The Monocle Shop in LA

Following the success of its London location, Tyler Brûlé brings his marketing savvy to Santa Monica where the second Monocle Shop opens today. The 115 sq ft store will serve as both a retail space and branding mechanism for the revered magazine, all 22 issues of which are sold alongside international designer collaborations from the…