Mimicking Magazines

From music magazine Uncut:


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From National Geographics:

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This too:

Daily blockquote:
I started this journey a long time ago, back in the days in the spacer span after having returned from Hubble. We sat in his kitchen for a while, took a tag and remembered sites we used to visit as children. I never thought I would end up as a tag myself...

Article margin from french economy magazine Challenges:

I, on the other hand, am always in focus as I'm the important breadtext that contains all information. Too bad I never get the first looks and very little attention from stressed readers. Only those with lots of time actually read me. Frankly, I hate that. But not only am I the last piece of text to be read, I'm never really good-looking, am I? Like, I mean, my companion here to my left has at least some dynamics, colors, etc. I wonder how life would be if we changed places for a while. Just think about how attractive I would look... Wouldn't I?

These looks were inspired by a column in Cosmopolitan:

Who cares if you're blue or white?
Sure as a gap in Explorer, people have always stared at me, just because I'm blue. But I can't do anything about it, it's inherited from my parents and both are blue. To be honest, I wish I didn't have any colored parents. Then I'd be black as everyone else is as default.
Answer: The blue ones
Since my previous writing I've become a little bit wiser. Of course you can be blue and still have a descent image. I mean, be as much blue as you can be and let you children be it too. They can't really choose, can they?

From hip-hop magazine Real:

Newly released

This one was inspired by a column in Studio Magazine:

Softer padding for the marginalized
A great padding is something you cannot live without. Not if you're living in the margins and know how it is to feel the edge every day. It may sound as a tag but in fact it's all about a great span.

Nice corner that covers the title, from the magazine Les Inrockuptibles:

I couldn't believe I wasn't discovered. Apparently no one ever checked the source so I got away with my trickery. What a great cover, a "white image". Too bad they discovered my image when they turned off the stylesheets.

Example of a nice table of contents, from Beaux-Arts Magazine:

  1. Interview
    Santa Claus: "I can't stand the children anymore"
    Santa backs from forward thinking, citing fixed parents and heavy <body> as main causes for becoming reactionary (i.e. friendly).
  2. y2k
    Don't worry — we're on it
    Here's a repost from an article from september 1999 that I just discovered never got published. I must have missed clicking the Submit button somehow. But as they say — better late than never.
  3. Blogrelated
    Blog stuck in airport control
    I was just about to check in when I hear someone calling my name in the speakers. Apparently my blog was discovered in the scanners and they didn't let me pass before I explained what it was and why someone would need it. A tough job, I admit.

Another table of contents, this one from La Chronique:

  1. Politics
    Sri Lanka Web standards group calls for big changes
  2. Recommended
    Indonesia Strike for better semantics in web coding to be ended in 2004
    Jordania 300 year old header tag found in old archive excites researchers
  3. Organics
    Gambia New use for the marquee tag in agriculture - great loss for GMO firms

Common list style for margin texts, this one from travel magazine Donatello:

So what?
It's simple. It looks good. And you can continue with it a long way down the page without loosing the coolness. How many things stay cool that long, ey?

This is a nice-looking indented header from a PDF-manual describing envelopes I found somewhere:

I heard this isn't from a magazine
It's true. But I found it cool enough to show you here as it shows what can be done with a header if indented as intended.

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