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02 FEBRUARY 2014

Design conventions for magazine page layout design

"Each magazine page consists of several crucial elements. Image below is your guide and I will explain each of those elements in brief. Since these elements are important, you should have deeper understanding on how to work with them."

(Nikola Mileta, 26 March 2013, Magazine Designing)

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Adobe InDesignbleed (typography) • body copy • body text • box copy • byline • column width • content panel • copy editor • credits • deck (magazine design) • design conventions • design element • design for magazines • design for printdesign vocabulary • feature spread • foliographic design • gutter (printing) • headline • headline size • image bleed • image caption • intro • introduction • kicker (magazine design) • layout designmagazine designmagazine layoutmagazine spread • multi page spread • page columns • page design • page elements • page layout design • page margins • page navigation • page number • page size • page template • pagesettingprint design • publication date • publication design • publication logo • pull quote • pull-out • readability • running head • sans-serif type • sans-serif typeface • section head • section title • serif • serif type • subhead • subheading • subheads • text blocks • textual element • type element • type size • type style • visual communication • written text

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Simon Perkins
13 JANUARY 2014

Irving Harper: The Mediums Beyond the Message

"Imagining a sheet of paper as building site will give you a good sense for Irving Harper's approach to graphic design. As the Swiss magazine Graphis noted in a 1953 survey of his print work for the Nelson Office, it's an approach not dissimilar to that of an architect. 'The page on which to print is regarded as a site on which to build... Pictorial material, often broken into fragments, is organized by asymmetrical harmonies.' From his start working with Nelson in 1947 through his tenure as design director at the office until 1963, Harper brought a visual coherence and energy to everything he created–from furniture, to ads, to clocks–but it's in the printed collateral that his approach to design as a total experience is most easily gleaned. Be it evoking three–dimensional spatial gestures into a two–dimensional magazine spread, for example, or turning a functional object like a clock into a graphic abstraction, or giving a simple typographic treatment the textural quality of a swath of fabric, everything he designs has a deeper sense of dimension."

(Amber Bravo, Herman Miller Inc., 2014)

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20th century3D designchair • compositional predilections • designer • functional object • furniture design • furniture designer • George Nelson • graphic abstraction • graphic designgraphic designer • Herman Miller • Irving Harper • magazine advertisement • magazine spread • Nelson Office • total design • visual coherence

CONTRIBUTOR

Simon Perkins
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