Useless magazine parts: the contents pages

Posted by on Nov 19, 2013 in Blog, Content, Print, production |

Contents pages are the magazine equivalent of the appendix, a part that we no longer need. Evolution from print to digital has made this part of a publication redundant. It’s easier to navigate a digital title from the thumbnail grid showing all the pages laid out in an overview. When we can dip in and start anywhere we no longer need to rely on a couple of pages at the front to find our way around. In my mind the content section no longer has...

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Would sir like a book to go with his blog?

Posted by on Aug 2, 2011 in Print |

Hear that? Shhh. Listen. There it is again. A creeping, stealthy, resurgence of print formats. Silently returning to laugh in the face of online. Or more likely, hold hands and form a union towards cooperative working. Maybe I’ve had my head turned by digital too long, but I’ve noticed signs of a comeback for print: A friend’s blog will soon be available as a book. Hosted on Tumblr, A Lot Meant blogs progress on a Linligthgow allotment from...

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