Archive for the ‘Production’ category

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.

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.

Lance Armstrong Says Outside Magazine Cover Is “Lame Bullshit” – via Austinist.

June 17, 2010

So apparently Outside magazine Photoshopped something onto Lance Armstrong’s t-shirt which he got angry at…via Austinist.com. Oops. Thanks Aaron for the link.

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…)

Infographic: 12 Events That Will Change Everything, Made Interactive

May 24, 2010

Super busy today, but wanted to post quickly about this animated infographic showing 12 things that could happen by 2050 (ok so not the sturdiest of concepts but a good excuse to cram all these subjects into a single piece). Aliens!

Take a look here.

Bad times for newspaper employees…

May 5, 2010


…good times with drop caps, via Failblog.org.

GIZMODO: 48 Hours, 1,000s of Contributors, 1 Magazine

May 4, 2010

Here’s an interview from Gizmodo on a group attempting to create a different type of magazine in 48 Hours. Not sure it will be any good, or how I feel about it, but it’s an interesting concept I guess – I do like the co-operative angle. Here’s the magazine’s site.