Magazine covers looking at you kid
MarkLives.com runs a regular slot featuring the best local and international magazine covers every week. We recognise well thought out, powerful and interesting (and hopefully all three in one) magazine covers and celebrate the mix of pragmatism, creativity and personal taste that created each of them. By media blogger MediaSlut.
A simple concept and one that makes you look twice (and maybe three times). To have a look at the digital version of this issue, you can click here.
Huffington Post Magazine, 26 August 2012
I always love it when a big picture is made out of hundreds of smaller pictures. Something about it always makes me try and look at every image to see how they did it and what they used.
Zeit Magazin, 23 August 2012
I couldn’t track down who’s on the cover, but from what I can understand, it’s part of a photo exhibition. But who ever it is, she is looking right at you, and it’s mesmerizing.
What’s On (Dubai), September 2012
In last week’s “Magazine covers we love”, I showed the Idealog cover where all the coverlines were hand written on a chalk board. This cover idea is also unique, and the first time that I’ve really seen it used like this; writing all the coverlines on a paper napkin…
– The (for now anonymous) blogger behind MediaSlut knows way too much for his own good about media in South Africa. Magazines in particular. His mission is to show when South African magazines might fail, but most importantly, succeed. If you’re looking for a library about South African magazines and news, your one-stop pitstop is MediaSlut. #MagazinesForTheWin