Magazines

R.I.P Milton Glaser



Milton Glaser New York Magazine

R.I.P Milton Glaser, the co-founder of New York Magazine and graphic design legend who created the I heart NY logo.

He published a book last December called The Mag Men: Fifty Years of Making Magazines* in which he and his design partner Walter Bernard recount their work for New York magazine as well as Time, Fortune, Paris Match and The Nation. Looks and sounds amazing.

Here’s an interview with them with Mag Culture’s Jeremy Leslie.

On a related note, I’ve not been sure where to post this, so I’ll add it here – a superb three-part IGTV with Candy magazine founder Luis Venegas. Very inspiring for any media students or graduates.

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IMAGE: New York Magazine cover by Milton Glaser
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Anti-racism real talk



Jeanie Annan-Lewin

Some of the most honest conversations around racism in the fashion and beauty industries are happening on IGTV.

I recommend Susie Bubble’s three-part conversation with stylist Jeanie Annan-Lewin, which answers the question of why so many black fashion professionals are freelance. (more…)



The editors’ exodus



Leandra Medine Manrepeller By Hunter Gatti

Phew, the list of media founders and editors ‘stepping down’ in the wake of racist misconduct gets longer by the hour.

This week we saw Leandra Medine ‘step back’ from Man Repeller, Refinery29 editor in chief Christene Barberich step down from the company she co-founded, Stephen Gan parting ways with Elle, and Condé Nast VP of video Matt Duckor exit the company. (more…)



The fashion future looks bright for Fauve Wright and her graduate cohorts



Fauve Wright Graduate Fashion Week

I spent a couple of days judging the work of graduating fashion media students last week at the invitation of Professor Iain R Webb and Graduate Fashion Week.

I was completely blown away by the dedication and ideas of the students who had been forced to innovate in the face of the Covid crisis. With no access to on-site facilities, their supporting research to their Final Major Projects showed bedrooms fashioned as photo studios, and house share living rooms repurposed as magazine production hubs. (more…)