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As a designer I just love flipping through magazines that puts in the time and effort into producing a really well designed product. From the weight and texture of the paper to the layout and how everything is structured. And as in all fields of design, the amount of negative space always plays a huge role in how the contents is consumed.

So in today’s gallery we’ve rounded up 35 wonderful editorial designs that with a mix of typography, lettering, photography, illustrations and of course negative space manages to really grab our attention.

Bon Appétit Spread. Lettering by Nim Ben-Reuven.
Bon Appétit Spread. Lettering by Nim Ben-Reuven.

ECC Milano 2015 designed by Inhouse
ECC Milano 2015 designed by Inhouse

The 20 Nordic Truths by Andrew Colinbeck
The 20 Nordic Truths by Andrew Colinbeck

Esquire August 2013 by Stravinski Pierre. Photo by Max Vadukul
Esquire August 2013 by Stravinski Pierre. Photo by Max Vadukul

Typeforce Exhibition Catalogue by Darren McPherson
Typeforce Exhibition Catalogue by Darren McPherson

BELLROY by Jimmy Gleeson
BELLROY by Jimmy Gleeson

Light after dark
Light after dark

Kunst
Kunst

GIST Magazine by Anagrama
GIST Magazine by Anagrama

Animanera by Robert Newman
Animanera by Robert Newman

Esquire May 2013 by David Curcurito. Photo by Max Vadukul.
Esquire May 2013 by David Curcurito. Photo by Max Vadukul.

Bilan Luxe by Enzed
Bilan Luxe by Enzed

Blue moon promotion
Blue moon promotion

Offscreen Magazine
Offscreen Magazine

Am Fleischmarkt 1 by moodley brand identity
Am Fleischmarkt 1 by moodley brand identity

Everyone has a story
Everyone has a story

Flama by Mad
Flama by Mad

Martial Codex Magazine
Martial Codex Magazine

Pilot magazine
Pilot magazine

Boston Magazine
Boston Magazine

Esquire Style
Esquire Style

Cream Magazine by Yomesubo
Cream Magazine by Yomesubo

TELON DE FONDO by Santos Henarejos
TELON DE FONDO by Santos Henarejos

Matthew 10:30
Matthew 10:30

Le Babouin by Lasse Betzer
Le Babouin by Lasse Betzer

Entertainment Weekly
Entertainment Weekly

The New Science of Old Whiskey. Lettering by Jessica Hische.
The New Science of Old Whiskey. Lettering by Jessica Hische.

Zembla Magazine by Matt Willey
Zembla Magazine by Matt Willey

Graphic design inspiration


Meatpackaging District by Snask
Meatpackaging District by Snask

The last 50 years in 4000 words
The last 50 years in 4000 words

Snyder New York
Snyder New York

Toronto Cooks by Ryan Szulc
Toronto Cooks by Ryan Szulc

Little White Lies Spread
Little White Lies Spread

Road Trip Magazine
Road Trip Magazine

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  • Lot’s of good stuff there. This site has become one of my main go-to places for inspiration, keep up the good work guys.

    • That’s music to our ears, Dave! We’re currently rebuilding the site from the ground up and are quite excited to shortly present some new functions to you guys. One being a completely new way to get inspired… Don’t dare to go out with an ETA just yet, but stay tuned.

  • shinobi

    So good… Lookin forward for your new page as well man :)

  • Jasper Verolme

    I think I never commented here, but you guys are doing a stelar job! I do miss the amouth of photo inspiration last year tho.

    • Hey Jasper, thanks so much for the kind words! The new site will bring a completely new workflow for us here, which in return will actually give us more time find more great content for you guys. So the plan is that ALL the different design fields will be updated more regularly. :)

  • Melkiades

    Amazing work. How I’d love to see some of this translated into WordPress templates, where everything has become the same, a neverending landscape of identical designs. What I’m seeing here is so refreshing, thank you!