— Jock

Front and back cover of Jock New York magazine, November 1969.

 

A rare gem in American, and particularly New York sports history, Jock New York magazine has been all but forgotten. It lasted only 8 issues from 1969 to 1970, but despite it’s troubles, Jock was truly the first “sports lifestyle” magazine that featured beautiful photography and writing from the best sports journalists of the time.

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— Facing The Other Way

I”ve long been a fan of the visual output of the independent record label 4AD, and especially the consistently creative visual language achieved in their collaboration with their designer Vaughn Oliver. So, as soon as a history of the label, written by Martin Aston, was announced, I was off to Amazon to order my copy (which arrived this morning).

 

I was a little disappointed though to now discover that there’s a Limited Edition version which I can’t seem to track down anywhere. (Which you can see after the jump.

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— Memories Of A Nation

I think this book cover design for Neil McGregor’s ‘Germany: Memories Of A Nation’ is really rather fine.

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— Metropoli

Latest cover for La Luna De Metropoli, with a design to complement the release of Christoper Nolan’s Interstellar on to cinema screens.

 

Via: Metropli

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— White God

I’m really not sure – yet – what this new documentary is all about, but I’m intrigued.

 

Here’s the US poster for White God which is directed by Kornél Mundruczó (Hungary, 2014)

 

Via: Movie Poster Of The Day

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— Kim Kardashian

I have to be honest, I really don’t get what the fuss is all about with so many of the vacuous fame-obsessed personalities that we seem to pre-occupy ourselves with…

 

…but, here’s a glimpse at the photography behind the latest cover for Paper magazine.

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— IDN

The new issue of IDN magazine looks like one that I shall have to order.

 

We are immersed in patterns at the moment, so this could be useful.

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