Design Thinking

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 to create memorable covers. This fall, one of our clients, editor David Brittan from Tufts Magazine, kicked off the upcoming issue with a presentation called “Taxonomy of Cover Images” in an “attempt to categorize the relationships between image and topic,” he said, and ultimately create a startling cover.

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