As a magazine enthusiast, I get anxious if I see anyone mistreating the very thing we strive so carefully to produce. But magazines are, of course, meant to be read, and it is unusual when someone keeps a hold of their copies for a long time, revering them like museum artefacts. An old friend of
Posts Tagged / Vogue
In an interesting experiment posted on LiveJournal, last year’s Vogue covers from each of the different editions have been overlayed to surprisingly varied effect. Some are light and airy looking while others – notably the Paris edition – are darker with more apparent typographic variation. It’s interesting to see how the UK edition (above left)
Speaking of themed issues, Vogue have come up with a cracker this December. Lovely gold foil blocking and a specially commissioned typeface from illustrator Jo Ratcliffe all combine to make this special superstar issue.
Shoe designer Patrick Cox has recently opened a cake shop in London’s Soho. The Missoni family have a hotel in Edinburgh. Ralph Lauren has a restaurant in Paris. Designers everywhere are extending their brands – and why not? They sell a lifestyle after all. Publishers Conde Nast are about to roll out a chain of
Vintage Goodwood – (a celebration of all that is great about British culture) begins on Friday. Brainchild of Wayne Hemingway (he of Red or Dead fame) – the festival will consist of music, fashion and all things cultural. I dearly want to go, but it is just too far to travel with the current workload
Apparently with no Photoshop involved (although there will doubtless be a chorus of unbelievers) Vogue have disguised a 20 year old model as being everywhere between 10 and 60. They could do a lucrative line in fake IDs… See the pics at PICDIT Spotted on Magtastic