Mag Talk

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MagCulture is kicking off their first conference – “The Modern Magazine,” in London on October 16th. Overall the conference will address the surprising resurgence of the magazine form, both in print and in digital form. A great lineup of contributors includes editors and creative directors from the likes of Monocle, Harper’s Bazaar, Apartamento, Bloomberg Businessweek, and newcomers Cereal and Anorak, to name a few. The day-long event will be held at the Platform Theatre in Central London.

Bookshelf: What We’re Reading

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There’s a lot happening these days at Wert&Co.–reflected in six books we would like to share with you. We’ve been preparing for a few talks and seeking to understand ourselves and our work more deeply, finding inspiration from the self discovery of childhood to the wisdom (hopefully) gained over the years. This month we also mourned the loss of John Berger who’s seminal Ways of Seeing provided us not just with a tool to view art in a revolutionary way, but a tool to understand critically the images that surround us. Finally with data ruling the day, in both politics and our work, we’ve found ourselves recently in a deep dive on both the mechanics, design and ethics of this fascinating subject.

 

Oh yes, the planet is sublime!

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I have a crazy,
crazy love of things.
I like pliers,
and scissors.
I love
cups,
rings,
and bowls –
not to speak, of course,
of hats.
I love
all things,
not just
the grandest,
also
the
infinite-
ly
small–
thimbles,
spurs,
plates,
and flower vases.
Oh yes,
the planet
is sublime!

Odes to Common Things by Pablo Neruda
(photo by Daniel Wert)

 

 

Celebrating & Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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A day for reflection & dreaming & coming together in peace.

 

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A must read for innovators! Designing actually starts by Establishing the “raison d’être’ for the final design. @paulhekkert @matthijsdijk

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