Mirko Borsche, the future of the ‘LA Times’ and ‘Openhouse’ magazine
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3 February 2018
One of the world’s foremost editorial designers talks us through a trio of his longest-running projects. Plus: our editor in chief tells us what he thinks the future of southern California’s pre-eminent legacy newspaper should be and we review a title offering a glimpse into the private spaces of the global creative class.
3 February 2018
From titles such as ‘Zeit Magazin’, which set the bar for mainstream newsstand design, to laboratories of weird and wonderful experimentation such as the freesheet ‘Superpaper’, Mirko Borsche’s graphic-design work runs the gamut while retaining an unmistakable visual signature. He talks us through the latest issues of three of his longest-running projects.
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This week the ‘The Los Angeles Times’ got a new editor in chief. Jim Kirk, who’s taking over from Lewis D’Vorkin, faces a heady cocktail of challenges, including a trade-union campaign by staff, corporate difficulties and an organisational inability to retain good managers.
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