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Some stuff from October 2008’s Fast Company

October 10, 2008

I couldn’t bring myself to take a picture of the cover, it makes me feel awkward and embaressed in the same way I do when I see or hear Sarah Palin talk. Hard to look at, but impossible to look away either. lke a horrible car accident. Go track it down and take a look for yourself. Anyway, there were a couple of other things inside I thought worth pointing out…

This page is so cool, it’s sick. I LOVE this and I’m going to copy it at the very first opportunity I get. I realize it’s nothing particularly special really, but damn I just think it’s kick-ass! Low budget, easy to execute solutions are always killer. Ok, that’s not true at all, but in this case, it is.

Here’s one of those mini-toc pages that seem to be competing for the Most Abstract Design Regardless of Content or Purpose Award.

On this spread, can you tell at first glance which is an ad and which is editorial?

And finally, so I’m not coming across as Debbie Downer all the time, I include this simply because it looks cool:

2008 magazine challenges

March 3, 2008

I wanted to post a link directly to this story, but for some reason that won’t work, so I’ve posted the whole thing after the jump. I’d like to hear more about the next generation of readers that are briefly mentioned here. Yes, it’s a month or so old, so sue me. (more…)