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A history of British magazine design

Author: Anthony Quinn; National Art Library (Great Britain); Victoria and Albert Museum.
Publisher: London : V&A Publishing, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What does a magazine's look and feel say about it? Sometimes more than its written content. Starting with the advent of two periodicals ; Punch in 1841 and the Illustrated London News a year later ; this groundbreaking study investigates the design history of British magazines over the past 170 years, right up to the beginnings of digital distribution. This pioneering survey of a still-developing story encompasses  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Quinn; National Art Library (Great Britain); Victoria and Albert Museum.
ISBN: 9781851777860 1851777865
OCLC Number: 898114016
Description: 224 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 32 cm
Contents: Introduction: How the magazine became a magazine --
Punch and the Illustrated magazine --
The Mass-market weekly --
The Great war and photogravure --
War and austerity --
Magazine for swingers --
Style bibles and computers, lads' mags and celebrities --
Beyond print - and back again.
Responsibility: Anthony Quinn.

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This book is an investigation into the design and history of British magazines over the past 170 years. It identifies turning points and new directions in one of the most sensitive barometers of  Read more...

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