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Q & A with Eric Mongeon

Q & A with Eric Mongeon

On November 6, the latest issue of MIT Technology Review hit the newsstands. The print edition is the last piece of a larger content delivery re-envisioning focused on a “digital first” model. It is a much different publication than the one I art-directed from my...
Nobles Magazine: An iPad Case Study

Nobles Magazine: An iPad Case Study

One of the primary goals of alumni publications is to keep their community engaged with their school. With approximately 30 million tablet devices in the U.S. alone; 20 billion APPs downloaded in 2012; and over 300 magazines in the Apple Store publishing on a tablet...
One Cover, 10 Ways

One Cover, 10 Ways

One could argue that the cover of a magazine is its most important feature—even more important than the editorial and interior design—because in a brief moment it has to entice a reader to pick it up and read it. For years, editors and art directors have explored ways...
Comic Book Covers Mimic Newsstand Publications

Comic Book Covers Mimic Newsstand Publications

One of the design aspects of magazines from the past that I miss is the minimal treatment of the cover. The work of George Lois for Esquire is a clear example. The covers communicated a clear message with a well-directed photo or illustration and minimal type, if any....
Alumni Magazines On WordPress

Alumni Magazines On WordPress

When many people think of the term “blog” they tend to envision a personal journal. But today blogging platforms have expanded into a much broader use, ranging from school websites to online publications. With a built-in Content Management System and templated design...