Here is the interesting article for those who want to know more about the history of Japanese editorial design: Japanese Women’s Magazine History
Since the beginning of the 1950’s, America was experiencing a travel boom like never before. People of the post-war era wanted to live in peace and see the world. Air companies and travel agencies were spending thousands of dollars for advertising, encouraging customers to follow their dreams…
Unlike today, the Vogue magazine didn’t always feature supermodels and actresses on its covers. All vintage editions look adorable because of using handmade illustrations (I wish more modern magazines would do the same). Looking at these covers, we can notice that the Vogue logo changes in accordance with a diverse range of illustration styles. This would be impossible in today’s brand identity obsessed world…
June 1920 // Artist: Helen Dryden
The battle Print vs. Digital is not over yet… Within the last few years print design is going through its own revolution. New technologies in combination with designers’ creativity can make print ads and stationery more playable, useful and memorable.
1. How about turning a piece of cardboard into a constantly changing Polaroid picture? Heat-sensitive business cards by Austrian design studio Bureau Rabensteiner are just amazing. Printed with thermo-sensitive ink, each business card allows people to literally leave their marks on it, using fingers, lips or basically anything warm.