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The art of magazine cover design


There’s no denying the decline of print media and the move to digital publishing.

As a competitor, digital media is much faster medium, it reaches further and can broadcast a far greater amount of information. In many cases, websites can be just as elegant and well designed as their printed counterparts.

What cannot be repudiated, however, is the craft and art that goes into magazine cover design.

Here, American photographer and designer Peter Belanger documents what goes into shooting and designing a cover for Macworld magazine. All told in time-lapse photography.