Thursday, January 21, 2016
Legion Magazine has been publishing for 90 years…quite a milestone in Canadian Publishing.  To celebrate, the Publisher Jennifer Morse unleashed their amazing Art Director, Jason Duprau, to come up with a refreshed look. 

Here’s the inside scoop:

“We have come a long way. Legion Magazine is entering its 90th year of publishing and going strong. To mark our anniversary, we have refreshed the look and content of the magazine. More pages are being devoted to coverage of Canada’s military history and current issues related to veterans and defence. New sections have been added, including “Heroes and Villains”, “Artifacts” and “My Story”—we hope you enjoy them. Also during this anniversary year, we are taking a nostalgic look back at where we have come from in “Our back pages”. We have even improved the readability of the text itself. As always, we will continue to present rare archival and rich contemporary photography to complement the powerful stories our writers tell. And most importantly, we look forward to sharing more of this country’s history with you. We wish you good reading.”

Jennifer Morse General Manager “For our 90th Anniversary re-launch, we decided it was a perfect opportunity to give the magazine a complete visual overhaul. Our goal was to create a magazine that was both bold yet elegant and sophisticated. We started with the cover and development of a new wordmark for the magazine. We’ve committed to a clean, uncluttered cover, emphasizing iconic photography, bold cover lines and a clear and concise skybar. For the interior, a new grid was developed to allow more whitespace, which allows visuals much needed breathing room and increases readability. We selected a new family of fonts to achieve striking typography and developed various devices to pull readers from page to page.” Jason Duprau Art Director, Circulation and Production Manager

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Thursday, January 21, 2016
The Winter 2016 issue of Rotman magazine hit newsstands on January 4, 2016.

The issue focuses on The New Health Economy, and is packed with advice from 14 Experts. It’s 132 pages thick too!

The cover has an almost Andy Warhol-like quality to it, which is sure to help it pop on newsstands.

 

Great use of alternating colors to help drive the eye down the page.

Editor-In-Chief:  Karen Christensen

Sales & Circulation Manager:  Kate Mills

Design:  Bakersfield Visual Communications Inc.

Distributor:  Coast to Coast

Special Thanks:  Ron Sellwood

 

Thursday, January 21, 2016
The Winter 2015 issue of Prairies North is on newsstands now.

This “service journalism” cover is a classic take on the subject.  This theme does well for city and regional magazines across North America.

At Director Lionel Forest Hughes.

 

Wednesday, January 06, 2016
The February 2016 issue of Horse Sport will go on sale January 25, 2016. Look for a special promotions with Safeway. Art Director Bonnie Summerfield.

 



Wednesday, January 06, 2016
The Legion magazine’s new SIP goes on sale February 8, 2016.  The publisher, Jennifer Morse, has expanded the SIP line-up to four issues this year (in 2015 we did 3 SIPs and in 2014 we did 2 SIPs).

The SIPs retail for $14.95.

 

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