They have over lapping image of Lilly Allen
throughout the double page spread they have
done this layout to subconsciously link the two
pages together to make a double page
spread, this is also called bleeding for images
It also has a stand first below the big main
quote and text to give a summary of the whole
story without revealing it all to make the
reader continue reading the whole article.
They have also added or featured the
journalist on the stand first and it is in different
font and colour, which is red and black next to
In this double page spread they have got an
article or an interview of Lilly Allen which is
one of the typical conventions of a double
page spread. On music magazines it would
contain interviews of new artist/bands or
Also one page in this magazine has a big
bold quote bleeding through the two pages as
well uniting the pages together and also it
takes the reader’s attention to it. This is
because it is bold and big and also it is a
controversial and attention grabbing quote.
The typeface of the text is quite jumble and in
different sizes reiterates the story or the
article. By making some of the letters big
within the words shows that the title or the
headline is also trying to be an ‘attention
seeker’ similarly like what the headline says.
The typeface of the text is quite jumble
and in different sizes reiterates the story
or the article. By making some of the
letters big within the words shows that
the title or the headline is also trying to
be an ‘attention seeker’ similarly like
what the headline says.
The information in this article has 4
columns and this is typical for a double
page spread because they want to
condense the side of information from it
being too long to read across the page it
is much easier to read with short
They make the letters at the start of
some paragraphs big, which is the drop
capital for example in this magazine
they have made the letter ‘I’ big so that
it adds to the style of the magazine and
in this double page spread it shows
where the reader should start reading.
The date is next to the page number in
this and it is on the page where there is
One page of the double page spread
also fills one page with an image it is
usually an artist and in this case it is
Lilly Allen featured on the double page
spread. They have made this because
they want to make the double page
spread attractive for the audience to
This is the double page spread of Q
magazine, and they have done an interview of
an artist that is featured in the magazine,
which is Adam Clayton. This is usual in a
double page spread magazine, that they
would put an article or an interview on a
double page spread.
They have also used a blue and red for the
colour of the font on their interview. This is so
that the reader can differentiate from the
questions to the answers. By doing this has
made their colour scheme clear and
consistent; also this makes the whole article
more inviting to read.
They have done the same type face technique
to the big main quote that is on the picture
with the stand first. For example they have
used an underscore instead of spaces with in
They have added a stand first which includes
the journalists’ name on it and it describes
what the article is all about. The colour of the
stand first is red because they want to
continue the colour scheme throughout the
double page spread.
There are also a small number of typefaces
used in double page spreads and in this
double page spread they haven't used many
type faces, they have only used one type face
for the main big quote and the article text.
The layout of the magazine is by
columns and they have one side
dedicated to just texts and article. They
have put the text in columns and in this
magazine they have 6 columns. A
typical magazine double page spread
would have 3-5 columns or more than
that to break down the text which
makes it easier for the reader to read
They have got he quote on the picture,
which is typical for a music magazine
as they feature an artist so they want to
relate the image with a quote. The
quotes that are featured are usually
sentimental or controversial
The image that they have is Adam
Clayton which anchors the article that the
double page spread contains. The image
also takes up most of the space on the
double page spread and the image bleeds
across the page to link the two pages
together to make the whole thing
consistent. In this image he looks quite
determined and ready to perform which
shows his personality and attitude towards
music. The camera angle is medium low
angle shot from the right this shows his
determination and confidence to perform.
They have also put the date next to the
This is the Fly magazine’s double page
spread. They have made the image bleed
throughout half of the two page spread. They
have done this to make the double page
spread attractive to the reader to look at.
They have also used a drop capital on the
letter ‘P’ to make the layout interesting and to
show the reader whereto start reading.
They haven’t put the date next to the page
number. But they instead put their magazine
name next to the page number.
They have matched the colour of the
background of the image on the double page
spread with the quote that they have put on
the article to break up the text which makes
the article more inviting and interesting to
They have put their quote there and they
haven't put it on top of the text. Their layout of
this page focuses more on showcasing the
whole band therefore they have shown the
members at the top. The purpose of those
images are to also construct columns in
which they have arrange two columns per
page. They have out columns on pages so
that it is much easier for the reader to read.
The image still dominates the page as half of
the double page spread is dedicated to the
The image of the artist is that they are directly
looking at the camera to shows they
personalities and to show themselves instead
of a picture of them performing. As this is also
an article that is dedicated about them and not
a review they would require to put the band’s
full face image on the spread. This also shows
that they are directly looking at the audience
and making the whole article quite inviting.
This is Kerrang’s double page spread where they
have used a black background and white text.
They have done this because the two colours are
contrasted so the letters are more legible.
They have also done this so that they are able to
utilize this to bleed the monochrome image of the
band performing through the two pages.
They have used the red, black and white colour
scheme because kerrang usually uses red in
their magazine and also they have frequently
used this colour scheme in their previous issues
They have used one page of the double page
spread and they have dedicated it with images of
the band performing and they have also got sub
images in the page where the main article is
written. The images usually anchors the article
which it does because the images are My
chemical romance and the article is about the
They have also got a main big quote in different
typeface and colour than the article . This show
that they want to make the double page spread
took attractive to the reader ; also to make it look
interesting and eye grabbing.
As quotes or headlines are usually either
controversial or sentimental, in this case they
have used a sentimental quote from the band.
They have put an emphasis on ‘The best MCR’
to show that they are the best and it puts more
importance to it by emphasizing it.
They again used a drop capital of
the letter ‘M’ to guide the reader
where to start reading.
They have also used a stand first
to shows what the article is all
about however at the same time it
shows that it is an article about
their experience with My chemical
Romance by Kerrang magazine.
They have also used text boxes
with a black fill background and
white text to annotate the image
and they are text that would help
the reader understand what the
images are about.
They have also used a banner or a separate
section for reviews of their song which is
included in the double page spread as well.
For this they have used white for the
background so that the black writing is legible
and this sets it apart from the black
background and white text layout.
In this double page spread they have also
done only two columns and filled most of the
spread with images. By putting it all in columns
it makes it easier for the reader to read the
Similarly like The Fly magazine they haven't
put the date next to the magazine page and
they have put their magazine name next to it