Issue 97


The sound and the echo
Samir Husni, Jeremy Leslie, Angharad Lewis
Magazine special issue, part two
Cinematic view
Critique / Photography, Rick Poynor
A recent edition of Aperture examines the enduring affinity between two art forms. Photo Critique by Rick Poynor


Guilt, abstracted
Steven Heller
Nora Krug’s graphic memoir explores the impact of the Second World War – and the Nazi regime – on German families
Surfers and divers
Anja Neidhardt
An innovative website tells the story of the Palestinian people in their own words, in two languages
Generation font rent
Jan Middendorp
Fontstand has pioneered an innovative way for graphics students to make work with professional quality typefaces. Jan Middendorp investigates
Reputations: David Driver
Martin Colyer
‘That was the buzz one got about publishing. What do people want? Where are the gaps in the market? You wanted it to push boundaries … give people information that they never possessed before.’ Interview by Martin Colyer
Liberté, égalité, typography
Simon Esterson
Serge Ricco, creative director of l’Obs, has shown this word-driven, left-wing French weekly the power of expressive type and images
For the love of food and print
Steven Heller
Michele Outland, creative director of Bon Appétit, also co-founded and designs the indie mag Gather Journal. Steven Heller reports
Double vision
Madeleine Morley
Fast-paced, emotional, competitive, surprising – Germany’s ZEITmagazin is a print title for the digital age
The start-up that stopped
Anne Miltenburg
Over just ten issues, Peter Biľak’s Works That Work sought to rethink design, while exploring new models of distribution and finance
Point of difference
Alex J. Todd
Enigmatic imagery and restrained typography give HR membership quarterly Work. the visual personality of an independent magazine
The alternative viewpoint
Alice Twemlow
The magazines in the stable of Jop van Bennekom and Gert Jonkers are as distinctive in their editorial voices as they are in their visual tone and design
Tales from the West Coast
Patrick Baglee
With its origins in ‘live journalism’ shows, The California Sunday Magazine achieves its narrative power through a cinematic approach to photography and type
This woman’s work
John L. Walters
Kate Hepburn’s design career, embracing pioneering magazines such as Spare Rib and Vole as well as comedy and rock’n’roll, is rooted in rigorous typography
Radical platform
Fi Churchman
From its early grassroots days, Spare Rib provided a groundbreaking public arena for women’s issues, opinions and feelings that had previously been sidelined
Two-colour haikus
Paul Harpin, John Miles
Banks & Miles art directed Which? magazine, the Consumers’ Association’s flagship title and its covers. John Miles talks to Paul Harpin
Pulling back the curtain
David Crowley
Published by the Communist Women’s League, Ty i Ja [You and I] was an ambitious 1960s title that brought the outside world to its Polish readers
Lovable loser
Marianne Hanoun
A daring approach to sports journalism earned the short-lived Jock magazine a place in design history