May 15 2008

Post of the Day – The Year in Pictures

Category: InspirationEyeliah @ 2:00 pm

James’ thoughts: Once, covers were selected because of their graphic boldness and visual panache. Now they are chosen based on market research that tests the appeal of various stars and cover lines. Is today’s method really more effective or does all this testing just make up for a lack of quality and imagination?

Photograph by Richard Avedon. Cover subject Steve McQueen. Design by Ruth Ansel. Bazaar 1962.

The Year in Pictures 

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