Week 7 Meet Reid Cammack/Midterm Review
We’ll then review for the midterm exam, scheduled for Tuesday, March 13. The midterm will cover Chapters 1-10 of the textbook plus some of the issues we’ve been discussing in class.
You’ll then work in your teams to discuss design issues.
- What kind of mood do you want your magazine to evoke in readers?
- What colors and tones convey that mood (bright, cheerful colors? earth tones? neon? calm, restful colors)?
- Look at logos for other magazines. Which come close to what you want for your publication?
- Start designing a logo.
- Look at Color palettes. Which might be good for your publication?
Free logo makers:
Readings on Magazine Design:
- Introduction to Magazine Cover Pages
- This is How You Rock a Magazine Cover Design
- 55 Best Tips for a Successful Magazine Cover
- Magazine Spreads, Good and Bad Practices
- Magazine Cover Design Useful Tips to Success
- What Makes a Good Magazine Layout?
- 10 Tips for Designing High-Impact Magazines
- Creating a Magazine Prototype
- The Beauty Book (prototype)
- Wired Magazine (prototype)
- Grid Magazine (prototype) became Grid Magazine
- Exposure (prototype)
- Liquid Bread (prototype) became Liquid Bread
- L’chaim San Diego Magazine (prototype) became L’chaim San Diego Magazine and L’chaim San Diego Magazine online
Some things we haven’t covered that you’ll need for your midterm exam:
- Magazine Terminology: Business
- Magazine Terminology: Production/Parts of a Magazine
- Magazine Personalities
- Magazine Concepts
To review for the midterm exam:
- Read Chapters 1-10 of the textbook
- Review past quizzes
- Look over these class presentations:
- Read more at:
- Remembering John H. Johnson, The African
- Henry Luce obituary, The New York Times
- How Do You Spell Ms.?, New York Magazine
- Stephen Colbert interview with Jann Wenner
- Hugh Hefner, Bio
- My New York by Clay Felker, New York Magazine
- Married To A Magazine: Harold Ross Of The New Yorker, Chicago Tribune (book review)
- DeWitt Wallace, obituary, The New York Times