My magazine is conventional in the
sense that it uses many similar colours
and fonts to other existing ‘rock’
My double-page spread is structured
like a typical rock magazine, with the
large fonts with the words ‘Introducing’
However, my magazine has some
unconventional features, such as
borders. Many magazines do not
usually use borders.
I also used some unconventional
photos, such as the ones on the
double page spread – the ones which
have 3 images in one frame.
I think that my product would be best
distributed as a ‘free’ magazine
supplement, to be given away with
a larger more popular magazine. I
feel it is unsuitable for mass
production and would probably not
sell very well on its own.
Alternatively it could be published on
the internet, on one of the other
‘alternative’ magazine’s websites
as a free supplement.
The target audience for my product
will be 16-20 year old males and
females who are interested in
alternative music. Some articles in
my magazine may not be suitable
or interesting for younger people.
I think the audience are first attracted
by the magazine’s appearance.
The red title with the white
background, jumps out at the
audience and the fonts used
suggest the genre of the
Once the audience has been caught
by the magazines features, they
are drawn in by the articles. The
cover acts as a teaser with only a
few articles and a competition
During this project I have learned more
about the magazine industry and the
I was able to research many existing
magazines and learn more about
each one. I can now distinguish
between the different genres with a
lot more ease, and associate certain
band names with each genre.
I have learned how to make a magazine
look more professional and I now
know what kind of articles, language
and photography is used in certain
genres of magazine.
Through the process of constructing my
magazine, I have learnt how to use
photo editing software and how to
use presentation software. This has
increased my skills into developing