Design and the modern magazine / edited by Jeremy Aynsley and Kate Forde

Aynsley, Jeremy [ed.]

Published by Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2007
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Fine cloth copy in an equally fine dw, now mylar-sleeved. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 203 pages; Physical description: xv, 203 p. : ill. ; 22 cm. Subjects: Magazine design - History - 20th century. Magazine design - Case studies. Summary: This edited work places design at the centre of our understanding of how magazines appear the way they do. It includes case-studies of consumer titles (Woman, Time Out) and those aimed at special interest readers (Design, Vogue, Crafts). Referenced by: V&A Research Report 2007. 1 Kg. 203 pp. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: Design and the Modern Magazine provides a thematically arranged set of essays that examine the changing character of the magazine as an important aspect of cultural life from the late nineteenth century until today. In doing so it offers some of the first detailed case-studies of individual titles and analyses how design decisions are made alongside editorial, commercial and technical considerations. The book suggests ways to understand the magazine as a designed object. Among the more significant titles considered are Woman's Home Companion, Design, Woman and Vogue. While largely drawing from British and American sources, the book also covers the impact of modern design ideas from Europe on such publications.

The essays present new and original scholarship on the subject and will be of use to students and teachers working on a wide range of art and design history, and literature studies courses.

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Title: Design and the modern magazine / edited by ...
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press
Publication Date: 2007
Edition: First Edition.

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