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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How apt that this week I should be reviewing the 1st birthday special issue of The Dog magazine – as our family bought a wee Springer Spaniel puppy at the weekend. It’s always disappointing when you lose a pitch for a magazine, and that’s what happened to CMYK a year back, when Red Dog Music

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FITNESS titles are battling each other for shelf space as never before. Alongside the new gender-specific running mags is Outdoor Fitness, now on its fifth issue. It focuses on running, cycling and swimming, though not necessarily triathlons, and is as breathlessly enthusiastic as all the competition. It could do well, because plenty of people out

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