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Did you know that Pinterest can be used as an excellent bookmarking tool for beautiful designs? While browsing Pinterest, we decided to share with you 40 absolutely stunning magazine covers. These magazine covers have some unique designs and use, typography, illustration and photography, in a unique way.
There are two major goals to keep in mind when designing a magazine cover. Firstly, you have to attract the buyer’s attention and secondly, to showcase the content of the magazine. Magazine covers attract readers and potential buyers by being striking. By studying your competition and doing something different, you will definitely stand out from the crowd. Successful magazine covers have designs that are a bit unusual, extreme and have outstanding concepts.
Minimal layouts, forced perspectives, 3D cuts/effects, image mergings, impactful photography, shapes and illustrations, all of these features will make your magazine cover design stand out from the rest. Don’t be afraid to experiment with colors, shapes and different sizes, bold fonts, cheeky photos, and statement illustrations. Creativity will make a regular magazine cover turn into a piece of art.
In the list below you will find some really popular magazine covers as well, from famous publications such as Esquire or even The New York Times. Analyze them, pay attention to the details and learn from them as much as you can.
Which magazine cover in this list did you like most? Let us know in the comment section below.