Magazine covers we love (this week)! 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 bloggerMediaSlutZA.

Design Indaba 2012: Where it’s at

by Herman Manson. Cape Town is gearing up to host one of the world’s premier design conferences – the 2012 Design Indaba. DI regular and Pentagram partner Michael Bierut will MC this year’s, event alongside Michelle Constant and Khaya Dlanga.

Lewd, crude, screwed

Cameron Platter is a relatively young (read 32) artist who lives and works in Ballito, the little holiday town just north of Durban that is equal parts Bible belt and surfers’ paradise. Platter has worked steadily at his art for over a decade and his dedication and effort are starting to pay big dividends. His …

Richard Hart’s debut solo exhibition opens at Whatiftheworld

Kind Pockets, Richard Hart’s debut solo exhibition opens at Whatiftheworld in Cape Town this February during the week of Design Indaba. Hart is best known as the creative force behind Disturbance, the highly acclaimed Durban based design studio that was recently featured on the cover of the international design journal, I.D Magazine.

Constructing a magazine cover

Disturbance Studio has designed a new cover concept for Enjin magazine. “The idea is that each cover will be shot in situ, shouts and all,” according to Richard Hart. “The first one we did was the launch of the masthead which we’d just redesigned so we shot a bunch of designers playing around with masthead options to see which would work best.”

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