07.04.09 by Jeff

The New Order / Issue #1

The inaugural issue of The New Order magically arrived at my doorstep, and it is an impressive debut. It is a quarterly art and fashion publication from the folks behind Slamxhype, and the highlight for me is the A2 sized fold-out Conor Harrington poster (and interview)! It is only a matter of time before this guy is everywhere. Other interviews include: Herbert Baglione, José Parla, Geoff McFetridge, and Mark Gonzales.

the new order magazine conor harrington

Ian Cox just just emailed to say he was the one who took the photo that was used for this poster, here’s his Flickr.

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01.04.09 by Jeff

Vis-Ed / Vol. 1

A new magazine appeared on my doorstep that I didn’t recognize, Vis-Ed. I was stunned as I flipped through it – there are no ads (aside from the inside front and back covers)!? Apparently Vis-Ed was the title of the artist section in XLR8R and now it appears it has become its own publication!

xlr8r vis-ed vol 1 art magazine design illustration

The best part is this pull-out poster designed by Damien Correll!

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24.03.09 by Jeff

Plazm Magazine

The latest surprise package to land on my doorstep, Plazm Magazine. This thing is heaaaavy – I’m bicep curling it right now. It’s pretty new too, it’s only been around since 1991!!! Yeah, that kinda speaks for itself. The Portland-based magazine has had contributions from roughly a billion artists and musicians (proof)! Thanks Sarah, you’re awesome!

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12.03.09 by Jeff

Project #7 – Submissions pt. 2

Submissions to Project #7 – Alter a Magazine! continue to roll in. Feel free to get involved! Hit that link for the instructions and upload form. Click here to see the first set of submissions.

alter a magazine project 7 submission project booooooom

Ian Caulkett

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26.02.09 by Jeff

Living Proof!

Another great magazine showed up at my door, Living Proof. It’s got a nice selection of art and photography, even some design. Interviews with Ron English (cover art), Mars-1, Kevin Lyons, and House Industries among others. Great print and paper quality, and it’s as thick as an Archie double digest. Oh yes, this little guy’s FREE!

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24.02.09 by Jeff

Updown Magazine

The latest issue of Updown Magazine magically arrived at my door. It’s a nice little Canadian publication that covers art, music, and snowboarding. Oh yea, it’s FREE!

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28.01.09 by Jeff

Photo contest giveaways!

Two photo contest giveaways to tell you about from two magazines I like. Theme Magazine is giving away a Rome women’s snowboard! Just send them your best photo from this snowboard season and they’ll pick their favourite submission! You only have until January 31st to get it in so hurry! Send photos to: rome@thememagazine.com

theme magazine rome snowboards photo contest

Beautiful/Decay is also hosting a photo contest to celebrate their new apparel site – send them a photo of yourself wearing any B/D apparel and they’ll send you a free t-shirt. Deadline: February 20th. Send photos to: contactbd@beautifuldecay.com

beautiful decay magazine photo contest