The best magazine covers 2012
• The best magazine covers 2012
Online edition of the Creativity-Online announced the results of the year, calling ten best magazine covers of 2012.
Cover of the magazine - his face and his main advertising. Just looking at her, the reader decides to buy him a new room, or he was not interested, of course, if it is not a longtime fan of this publication. Cover reflect editorial position, the taste, the main theme of the issue, but other than that - it is also a direct reflection of the state of affairs in society and the spirit of the times.
The most intelligent, interesting, topical and first authoritative pages of magazines people remember for years and decades. In the past year, the most vivid and memorable were the cover of the following publications.
Interview Russia. February. Lana Del Ray.
The year began with the pop-culture hype associated with Lana Del Ray, whose appearance in the January Saturday Night Live has been called "the worst in the history of the show" is not someone else, but the browser NBC Nightly News Brian Williams. Meanwhile, the Russian edition of Interview talked about the singer's ascent.
Harper's Bazaar. March. Gwyneth Paltrow.
The new design of the magazine, an unusual image of Gwyneth Paltrow and unwillingness to show readers the model's face thoroughly shaken by the March number of subscribers.
The New York Times Magazine. March 4th. London Eye.
Olympics approaching, and clichéd images associated with it, can be seen everywhere. Against this background, the artist Idris Khan created a controversial portrait of London, creating a layered image of one of its main attractions. "Wheel photographed a million times a day, - he told Times - but you can create not just a picture, and a sense of the extent of the time."
The New Yorker. May 21st. Color spectrum.
"Evolved" presentation Barack Obama on gay marriage in May turned their full support. "This is a celebration for our country, and that's exactly what I wanted to convey, - wrote the artist Bob Staak at" The New Yorker ". - I can not say that I so love these bright colors, but they are such as it is - I had to use them. "
Sports Illustrated. on 30 July. "We were the University of Pennsylvania."
In July, the NCCA has fined the University of Pennsylvania for $ 60 million in connection with the "scandal Sandusky", banned the university team to participate in the games of the playoffs for four years and stripped of all awards since 1998.
Bloomberg Business Week. 5-11 of November. "It's global warming, you fool."
In late October, Hurricane Sandy thoroughly patted the southeastern United States, flooding part of New York, paralyzing traffic and cutting off power to millions of people. And he touched the magazine business, becoming one of the most important things for almost the main publication of the investor.
New York. 12 November. "The city and the storm."
While Bloomberg Businessweek tells readers about what happened to the typography magazine, New York posted a stunning photo taken from a helicopter Awan Baan. In December at the Museum of Modern Art began selling postcards with this image. Money from the sale will go to the restoration of New York Fund.
Vice. November. "The Syrian issue."
The Syrian conflict began in March 2011, when the demonstrators began to demand the release of political prisoners. And it echoes then subsided, then grew in the United States. Vice magazine published a picture on the cover in the style of "Mad Max".
Flaunt. November. Leighton Meester.
As soon result in the TV series "Gossip Girl" actress Leighton Meester as the agreed to the risky photoshoot for Flaunt independent magazine and appeared on its cover.
Time. December, 31st. "Person of the Year".
Following the successful presidential campaign of Barack Obama found himself in the midst of complex negotiations to avoid the so-called "fiscal cliff", and faced with the consequences of the tragedy at Sandy Hook, Connecticut. Photo on the cover of Time perfectly conveys the mood of the president.