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The Modern Magazine: Visual Journalism in the Digital Age

The Modern Magazine: Visual Journalism in the Digital Age

By Jeremy Leslie


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The last ten years of magazine publishing have been a
period of rapid innovation, providing a vital record of
the era’s diverse visual trends. The Modern Magazine
features the best editorial design, looking in particular
at how magazines have adapted to respond to digital
Encompassing mainstream and independent
publishing, and graphic and editorial design, The
Modern Magazine explores the issues now facing the
industry, examining changes to the basic discipline
of combining text and image for the global, Internetsavvy
The book looks at key developments in the field,
interviewing a broad range of specialists to discover
their understandings of the current state of the
industry and how different areas of publishing
influence each other.
Incorporating great visuals and genuine insight into
the process of their creation, The Modern Magazine
chronicles these exciting changes, providing a resource
for designers, with interviews with major figures,
summaries of new developments and trends, links to
blogs, and more.

• Focuses on key trends and developments in magazine design

• Includes interviews with/opinions from a broad range of
editorial design specialists

• Examines how print and digital can work together

• Features both mainstream and independent magazines

More Details

Size: 11 x 8 1/2 in;
Pages: 240 pp;
750 color illustrations
Format: Hardcover
Publication: October 2013
ISBN: 9781780672984
ISBN10: 1780672985
Jeremy Leslie is the author of the highly successful book Issues: New Magazine Design. He has been designing magazines since the mid- 1980s and has art directed Blitz, Time Out, and Virgin Atlantic’s Hot Air, as well as working for clients such as Budweiser and Silk Cut. He runs magCulture, providing hands-on design and advice to publishers and other clients working with content for print and digital media.