In this post I want to talk about the cover story behind the design of Ligature Journal Issue Nine. The issue is the third and final in a series of issues considering the theme; Design and Place. The internal design of each is completely unique. Thus the design of this cover was critical for two […]Continue reading
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Ligature Journal Issue Nine, Out Now!
Two editions ago we presented our first of a three-issue foray into Design and place. Ligature Journal issue nine brings the cycle to a close. When we began the work on the issue you have in your hand the task looked very much ‘same same but different’, articles began to come in, design started to […]Continue reading
Changes to our packs of back issues
We have made changes to the packs of back issues. Now you can get packs of Issues One to Three and a separate pack of Issues Four to Six. And later this year we will introduce a pack of the three issues relating Design and Place, after the third in the series is published. Why […]Continue reading
Cover Story: Ligature Journal Issue 8
The story of the cover for Ligature Journal issue eight is tells of our most playful cover design to date. In the world of magazine design so much occurs on a computer screen before it translates into print. For this cover only a tiny amount was conceived in a computer, the bit that links this […]Continue reading
Ligature Journal Issue Eight, Out Now!
Last issue, we embarked on what we promised to be the first of three issues of Design and Place. Well, here we are with Ligature Journal Issue Eight, the second issue in the series. Once again we have the unusual, or perhaps we might say the ‘new’ usual, format of the previous issue. We received […]Continue reading
Ligature Journal Issue Seven, Out Now!
This issue marks the beginning of something of an experiment for us. The theme is Design and Place, and it is a Mind issue—so far so normal. The experiment is that we will keep this same theme for the next two issues as well. The aim? A triumvirate of Mind, Soul and Body issues all considering Design and Place. So welcome, to Ligature Journal Issue Seven.Continue reading
Back issue packs of Ligature Journal
Are there issues of Ligature Journal missing from your collection? Our back issue packs should help. We have gathered our previously published back issues into handy three-issue packs to make it super easy for you to complete your collection of Ligature Journal. THE BACK ISSUE PACKS HAVE CHANGED. PLEASE SEE THIS POST FOR THE UPDATED […]Continue reading
Now you can subscribe to Ligature Journal
A little while ago we introduced two great new ways to get your hands on Ligature Journal—faster and cheaper. That’s right you can subscribe to the Journal! Option 1: We’ll send you the current issue of Ligature Journal, and mail you the next issue the minute it becomes available. Option 2: Already have the current […]Continue reading
Flick Through Videos – More to check out
Hey there. You might have noticed we’ve been creating flick through videos for all of our published issues, it’s a great way for you to get a little sneak peek at what’s inside!Continue reading
This is Simpleton, a free Display Typeface
Every it great to be able to get free stuff and this is our offer for you—Simpleton is a display typeface that is a light-hearted response to the concept of simplicity in design. As Simpleton was only intended as display face we freely admit it does not work for long texts. To be quite frank […]Continue reading