The cover of this great little magazine from the 1930s sums up the Christmas season for us here at CMYK. Lilliput was “the pocket magazine for everyone”, and showcased great photography, short stories, and illustrations – as seen here on this wintry cover, drawn by Walter Trier. The little Scottie dog appeared on all the
Our magazine Scotland Outdoors is only available in Scottish newsagents such as McColl’s – so for everyone else – here’s a look inside our current issue. Now you’ve seen it, why not buy online?
Here’s a great piece of design for a play that I saw recently at the Royal Lyceum Theatre in Edinburgh. The play was called Kill Johnny Glendenning, and the only way to describe it is if Quentin Tarantino had been brought up in Glasgow. It is brilliant! Anyway, Edinburgh design agency The Union came up
Here’s one from the archives – American magazine Family Fun loved to dress up at Halloween. This issue is from 1998. Yes, that is a fluorescent orange you see there…
So, this year marks the 200th anniversary of the publication of Waverley by Sir Walter Scott. Edinburgh’s Waverley railway station was actually named after the book – such was the popularity of the historical novel. One of my first jobs at CMYK was on the launch of Caledonia back in 1999 – when the first issue
I was explaining our Scotland Outdoors subscriber cover to someone recently, and they had never even heard of the concept. In a nutshell, we design a retail cover, with barcode, cover lines and eye-catching cover image to help us stand out on the crowded newsstand. For our loyal subscribers, however, we choose an alternative image