Sorry we have been a bit quiet lately, but we have been busy making mags! In addition, it is awards time again, and we entered an unprecedented amount of categories in the PPA Scotland awards this year. Delighted to say that we are shortlisted in no fewer than five categories! We hope it will be

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Ah, the good old days. We were young design students and we thought we knew it all. Except we really didn’t. When I was at the London College of Printing back in 1984, magazine racks in shops only held around 20 magazines. The desktop publishing revolution had not yet arrived.

A new magazine from Rankin turned up at CMYK Towers the other day – Hunger. New to us, but it’s actually issue two. I have become a bit anaesthetised to fashion magazines after having worked on a few, and seen so many – but this one caught my attention.

Something big is happening at Our Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh this August. It’s something magazine-shaped and we’re delighted to say we’re very much involved! Magfest 2012 is a PPA Scotland project and has been developed by a group of enthusiastic Scottish publishers keen to celebrate about not only their own work but the whole vibrant,

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You don’t know how a bike ride will turn out until you’ve finished it – and the same is true of The Ride, created by the Diprose brothers, Philip and Andrew. There are no cover lines, and the contents list is a bare list of titles – all of them very brief – and “entry

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National Geographic have a fantastic Titanic cover this month in tribute to the liner sinking 100 years ago. The trademark yellow border is interrupted by the boat as it sinks beneath the waves – making for a powerful image. Inside too, the magazine does not disappoint. 32 pages of feature, including a massive fold-out perforated

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