Warning: include_once(/home/surtees/designnotes.info/wp-content/plugins/wordpress-support/wordpress-support.php): failed to open stream: Permission denied in /home/surtees/designnotes.info/wp-settings.php on line 306

Warning: include_once(): Failed opening '/home/surtees/designnotes.info/wp-content/plugins/wordpress-support/wordpress-support.php' for inclusion (include_path='.:/usr/local/lib/php:/usr/local/php5/lib/pear') in /home/surtees/designnotes.info/wp-settings.php on line 306

Warning: session_start(): Cannot send session cookie - headers already sent by (output started at /home/surtees/designnotes.info/wp-settings.php:306) in /home/surtees/designnotes.info/wp-content/themes/viewport/framework/zilla-admin-init.php on line 16

Warning: session_start(): Cannot send session cache limiter - headers already sent (output started at /home/surtees/designnotes.info/wp-settings.php:306) in /home/surtees/designnotes.info/wp-content/themes/viewport/framework/zilla-admin-init.php on line 16
Magazines | DesignNotes by Michael Surtees

All posts in Magazines

Inside the best magazines of the world

Jeremy Leslie of magCulture.com/blog and one of the jurors in this year’s Magazine and Newspaper category for D&AD has posted images and a brief write up from the book of […]

My vote for cover of the year

The year’s not over yet I think the Economist cover for Who’s afraid of Google? is going to be the one to beat.

Map Passion

I picked up Esopus on Sunday after I saw an article about a guy that draws a lot of maps. Some of these maps take years to make while others […]

3 things I haven’t read yet – though two are online for you to look at

In the last day I’ve collected a couple new pieces of material to read – all hard copies, I thought it was interesting that two of them are available online. […]

Two magazines to look for

I think I’ve found a design magazine that I can really spend some quality time with. It’s called Roger and I found it at Universal News, though not in the […]


Seen on the street walking by…

PIN–UP: what was day 4 of Design Week, day 2 and 3 were a bit of blur now…

Is it so wrong to go to an opening and spend most of your time looking down? That’s basically what I did tonight when I picked up the magazine PIN–UP […]

One more Milton Glaser quote: this time for New York magazine

“New York’s design is not about the grid, the typography, or the photography as much as it is an essential component of its editorial voice. Every aspect of the design, […]

More about Magazines

It’s nice to see a couple blogs here and there talking about magazines. Printfetish is a new one (for me) that I found a couple weeks ago. From their site […]

The good, the ok and the indifferent of Monocle

I picked up Monocle yesterday with the question of why was there so much talk about their first issue of the magazine? Is the industry in that bad of a […]

brand eins Online

Checking out the questions relating to the new magazine Monocle and it’s first cover with Brand Eins covers through the website magCulture, I couldn’t help but be impressed with brand […]


While this day couldn’t come soon enough for Tamara (best friend and wife), it was worth the wait. Today is her first day at Budget Travel, published by Newsweek. From […]

Reading and watching on your iPod, are these really digital magazines?

There’s been a couple photo applications on the video iPod that have challenged the idea of reading magazines. The first that I became aware of was Tiger (btw the cover […]

Clip/Stamp/Fold in NYC Review

As much as the word inspiration is a cliche – Clip/Stamp/Fold was was indeed inspirational if for no other reason than it gave the viewer a lot of reasons to […]

i-D Magazine in myspace

i-D Magazine, not I.D. magazine is the first publication jumping all over myspace that I’ve seen. It’s an interesting experiment that makes me wonder how something like this could change […]

Theme Blog

Theme Magazine now has a Theme blog. If it’s anything like the magazine then it should be a pretty good blog. I’m sure there’s a lot of magazines that do […]

I wait for this issue every year!

Over the last six years there’s been one particular issue of the NYT Magazine that I really enjoy receiving. It’s the Year in Ideas issue. Last year I almost didn’t […]

magCulture Blog

When it comes to publishing, the only thing I luv more than books is magazines and newspapers. Recently I was happy to discover magCulture, a blog about magazines and yes, […]

D&AD Print & Editorial Forum in NYC

Left to Right: Chris Dixon – Art Director, New York Magazine NY, Peter Buchanan-Smith – Creative Director, Paper Magazine NY, Chair – Jeremy Leslie – Group Creative Director, John Brown […]

Good Read?

I’m not a huge fan of design magazines, but I do have to say that it was nice to see the image from 37 Signals this morning. While I haven’t […]

Designer Weims

.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } , originally uploaded by Michael Surtees. […]

Design seizures

.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; }.flickr-yourcomment { }.flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; }.flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } Design seizures, originally uploaded by Michael Surtees. When has […]

Metropolis Magazine Redesign

metropolis magazine redesign Originally uploaded by Michael Surtees. metropolis magazine redesign Originally uploaded by Michael Surtees. So did you notice that Metropolis magazine has been updated/reDesigned? Really, you still read […]

Blog Widget by LinkWithin