Tag Archive: Magazines

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Container Magazine

Posted on July 4th, 2013

I’ve written quite a bit here about the state of publishing in our current digital obsessed climate and I continue to be surprised and delighted with the number of interesting projects that keep emerging that challenge our conventional understanding of what a book and a magazine can and should be. The latest to catch my … (More →)

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Huck #038

Posted on June 24th, 2013

I’ve been a big fan of issuu since it launched in the late 2000s and while the content available remains very uneven it has become an excellent resource for viewing and reading magazines online. I recently perused the latest issue of Huck — the multifaceted lifestyle magazine — through issuu and really enjoyed the engaging … (More →)

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Marfa Journal

Posted on June 7th, 2013

Marfa is perennially on my must-visit list — this dreamy desert town has been a hub of cultural and artistic activity for decades, and a pilgrimage to Marfa has become a right of passage for art world denizens. A new magazine launched last month, Marfa Journal, that derives its inspiration from the Texas town. … (More →)

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The Monocle Guide to Better Living

Posted on May 23rd, 2013

While Monocle may not be something that I read everyday, I do appreciate how the stylish magazine so seamlessly fuses economics, travel, culture, art, and fashion into infinitely readable and easily digestible nuggets. The magazine’s design is elegant, if a bit slick, and I love their use of infographics throughout the copy. Not content with … (More →)

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The Shelf Journal 2

Posted on April 23rd, 2013

We first became aware of the independently published, and rather esoteric, The Shelf, when we happened upon the journal’s impeccably designed website. With its simple yet chic black and white colour palette (our favourite) and scrolling bookshelf design that reveals hidden content at every click, we were charmed – and intrigued – before we … (More →)

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Setup

Posted on March 21st, 2013

Previous Guest Contributor Mitch Speed who wrote for us on the work of Myfanwy MacLeod edits Setup, an independent publication which started as a student project for a course at Emily Carr University in the fall of 2010. The art-focused magazine includes texts, artworks, stories, poems and interviews and the third issue launches tonight … (More →)

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McSweeney’s Issue 42

Posted on February 5th, 2013

The literary canon is international in nature, spanning continents and countries, and there are very few of us who have read all the greats in their native tongues – Dostoevsky in Russian, Kafka in German, Borges in Spanish. Which poses an interesting, theoretical question: have we ever truly read Crime and Punishment if we’ve only … (More →)

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Bad Day Issue 14

Posted on January 31st, 2013

I’m a huge fan of independent magazines and even though it’s been out for a while now, I just got my hands on the latest issue of the Toronto-based interview magazine, Bad Day (see our review of issue 13 here). This issue, which is tinted in a soft orange colour, features interviews with Agnès … (More →)


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