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The last days of Gourmet

The last days of Gourmet

When Condé Nast decided to cease publication of Gourmet Magazine my heart sunk a little bit. Though I rarely used a recipe from the book I often times found myself perusing the pages for inspiration. It was a quality magazine. As the publishing world changes at a drastic pace it is interesting to watch what…

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…

Clay Shirky on the Death of Newspapers

Clay Shirky on the Death of Newspapers

For anyone who cares about the implosion of the journalism business and how it might evolve to save itself, the writings of New York University professor Clay Shirky are a must-read. His recent blog post “Newspapers and Thinking the Unthinkable” has been widely linked to, and if you missed it, here’s a taste: “When someone…