This double page spread features the singer Lana Del Ray in Q magazine February 2012. The right hand page uses 2 columns to display the articlebeneath a strapline mentioning her name. As we can see Q has used its own housestyle as the magazine frequently has a large letter in the articleusually representing the person they are interviewing. However in this double page spread the large letter represents the start of the interview so inthis case the “S” represents the “She” at the start of the interview. This large letter can be well recognised by the audience as it is the same font styleas the “Q” for Q magazine. There is a The font used in this balanced ratio of double page spread is serif. picture and text in Also the text used in the this double page interview uses drop caps to spread. This gives insinuate the start of a it an appealing different look and doesn’t paragraph/section. look too daunting to read either. The image on the double page spread is quite dark and The layout of this mysterious by the use double page spread of lighting and the connotes a feeling of make-up she is wearing relaxation as there too. The shot of Lana aren’t a lot of colours Del Ray is at eye level used so it doesn’t look but she isn’t making too busy. The plain eye contact with the white background with reader which connotes the black text (and with a sense of enigma there not been that which almost much text) also persuades the reader to connotes relaxed feel. find out why she is This sort of contradicts being so mysterious. the image though as they connote tow very different feelings.
This double page spread features the singer Claire Boucher in NME magazine. The right hand page used 3 columns to display the article beneath a headline stating the name which she is also known as. This double page spread uses a quite informal mode of address as it includes some swearing but it is suited the genre of the magazine and to the people who read the magazine too.The font used in this doublepage spread is serif. Also the There is a welltext used in the interview balanced ratiouses drop caps to insinuate of image andthe start of a different text in thisparagraph/section. double page spread, which makes theThe image on the double double pagepage spread fits in well with spread clear andthe headline “Grimes” as easy to read. IfClaire herself is looking there was toovery grimy. In the image it much text somelooks like she is wiping the readers may be“grime” off which could put off readingsuggest that maybe she the article as itdoesn’t want to be known as may look tothis sort of character. The daunting toshot taken of Claire is a read.medium close up thisenables the audience to seeany facial expressions andany body language within The colours used in this double page spread are mainly black and white, which add to thethe shot. “grime” effect. However there is some use of colour with the images at the bottom of the page and the quote from the article in the pink circle. This use of colour gives the article some life as if it was all in black and white it could look very dreary and boring to the reader.