Design: Who's Designed your Favourite Magazine?
An article on Business Standard website observes that “Indian dailies prefer foreign designers” and presents the fact that ‘In the last two years Garcia designed layouts for seven newspapers in India.’ That set me wondering “What about our magazines?”
Some of the best-designed magazines in the Indian Market are usually Indian editions of famous international magazines. The design and content structure, at most times, is a very close reproduction of the international editions that have been tempered over the years and are very engaging.
Any remarkable redesign of an Indian magazine in the last two years that any of you remember? Who did it?
If you are into graphics design and are particularly keen on magazine design, here is book you might like to watch out for. ‘Designing Magazines’ is a compilation of work of 35 different authors and is due in November. To pre order it visit here. And if you'd rather wait till the book is out, you can visit the blog Designing Magazines that preceeds the book.
Kyoorius Design Yatra 2007 is scheduled to take place in Goa in September. They do not seem to have put up a speaker list yet. However, the yatra might be worth checking out you are fascinated by design.
Last year I got to see magazine designers (Nick Bell, Neville Brody and Paul Hughes) present their work and views at the yatra.
Design: Neville Brody, Nick Bell and Scott Goodson in Goa?