Saturday, April 21, 2012
Ask any designers (even retired ones like me) who were around in the sixties to name five well-designed and influential magazines and I bet twen keeps popping up. The first issue I bought was number nine from October 1960 and I was hooked. There was nothing else like it thanks to the way Art Editor (and Editor) Willy Fleckhaus used photos, illustrations and white space.
|Eagle-eyed typographers will notice different lower case 'e's on the cover.
A bit of Helvetica Medium mixed with Standard Medium.