Archive for the ‘cool’ category

Awesome free image source

January 22, 2011

Quick note: I came across this royalty free image source recently, well worth bookmarking and contributing to: http://www.morguefile.com

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January 22, 2011

More and more recently, I’ve begun to realize how important getting my desk ‘right’ before I start working really is. And I’ve become addicted to researching other people’s work-spaces, particularly Mac users and designers/creatives. This blog is probably the most addictive of the lot, and beautiful in its simplicity.

Be ready to spend all day there.

Illustrated anatomy of Gamera and foes, via Pink Tentacle

January 22, 2011

Love this illustration/infographic. I NEED to find an excuse to do something like this in the next magazine I can get my grubby mitts on! Here’s the link to the original post on Pink Tentacle.

ACL 2010 Program in the field!

October 8, 2010

Here’s some pics taken this morning of the Austin City Limits 2010 Program for which we at October Custom Publishing provided magazine design and art direction services. Thank you Mikki for the photos, please proceed with beer drinking.

Glamour’s Biggest Issue in 20 Years Thanks to iPad?

July 21, 2010

Zoe Smith of DigitalArtsonline posted a short but interesting piece on Glamour mag’s upcoming largest issue in twenty years… publisher William Wackermann says it’s due to only selling ads in their digital edition to people who’ll also buy a print ad. Full story here.

LOCALE magazine project update

June 2, 2010

We recently put together another issue of LOCALE magazine, which we create in it’s entirety here at October Custom Publishing – magazine design, editorial, production… you name it. Now I have to not fall asleep … lots of reading to catch up on, and Natalie Word, GQ, WIRED’s 500+ mb iPad issue, Popular Science, Adobe and other related posts to write. (more…)

“Be different, be better”

May 24, 2010

On Samir Husni’s Mr Magazine blog, there’s a really interesting three part interview with Roy Reiman on starting a magazine today, and his current magazine’s unique fictional salesperson, his fictional dog and fictional wife. Really worth listening to – link below.