Introducing two great new ways to get your hands on Ligature Journal—faster and cheaper. The Ligature Journal two issue subscription.
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 issue? (We think you have fabulous taste and a great sense of design!) Go with this option to reserve your copies of the next two issues.
What we do
Ligature Journal is a publication for anyone who loves design. Whether designer or non-designer, reader or contributor, we invite you to discover and examine design in all its forms. Our goal is to add to the design discourse with a distinctly Australian voice. We want to challenge, inspire and inform you. Most importantly we want to celebrate design and the people who practice it.
How we do it
The journal is an ongoing collaboration between Tiliqua Press and a small group of highly motivated final year students and/or recent graduates from the communication design programs of design colleges and universities in Sydney, Australia. To date we have engaged emerging designers from Billy Blue College of Design (Torrens University), University of Technology, Sydney, Western Sydney University, Enmore Design Centre (TAFE), UNSW Art and Design and Shillington College. These young designers, produce and promote the journal working to a truly professional standard under the mentorship of experienced designers. They work with content gathered predominantly from design thinkers from Australia, predominantly, and from around the world.
Not only is every issue unique in content but each design is unique too. Our process begins with each issue virtually starting from scratch with new grids, type and colour palettes for each issue. This is not common magazine practice we know but it is a design publication with a largely new team for each issue. Drawing on the particular strengths of each team makes sense, so why shouldn’t we have some fun and let the designers soar.
So jump in and join us
If you want a deep-dive into the issues of design, if you want to explore the potential and possibilities of design—its ethics, philosophies and impact—please join us! After all, with a subscription you receive a 10% discount on the already reasonable cover price. Which is pretty neat.
Oh, and a subscription would make a pretty cool gift. If we say it ourselves.