Abandon hope all ye who enter here

So everyone is always talking about the death of print and what, how, when the next format will become readily available and easy to use etc etc. I personally don’t believe print is going anywhere for a long time. What I’d really like to see is more thought being put into quality control and production, both in editorial and design. This particular organization however, seems to want completely the opposite:

And look at this one, where this guy actually shows us some samples of published work. Talk about lowering the bar.

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2 Comments on “Abandon hope all ye who enter here”

  1. Monica Says:

    What are you talking about? These guys have SAVED print! Templates! Jesus, why hasn’t anyone thought of that before?

    Think of the money I can save on designer fees. Designers cost way too much, you know. It’s better to just start with a template anyone can use. Why, I’ve got my monther-in-law using these templates now to make yet another local free magazine about bars and music. We’re about to be rich, baby.


  2. You’re right. I take it back. I was blind but now I can see.


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