Similarities & DifferencesBoth images are shot on location The background of my image is plain indrawing away from conventions of an attempt to direct attention onto thestudio photography for a cover image. subject herself whereas theThey are also both torso and conventional mag has a crowdedheadshots. background with a vibrancy of colors.Both master heads appear in the top The text of NME is considered to beleft of the page layout making the unconventional with the newspapermagazine’s identity easily article layout in contrast to the simplicityrecognizable. of the font I chose to use.Both promote a minimalist layout with The image of NME covers the masterlittle text and the focus of the page is head as NME is so widely recognized. Idirected onto the image itself which is placed the text over the image as Ipowerful. believe my master head would be less likely to be recognized instantly.
Similarities & DifferencesBoth designs have a minimalistic The contents page of Clash Magazinelayout approach including a white is spread over two pages allowing for abackground placed underneath of lot more insight into the features of theblack simple text and a variety of magazine whereas my design is limitedimages. to one page.The variation in fonts is similar Clash Magazine is more imagehowever the fonts themselves are orientated than my design, the colorphysically different. scheme is more vibrant as opposed to the plainness of mine.
Similarities & DifferencesBoth designs have iconic images The layout of Wired is largely athat make the target audience newspaper article design compared toaware of the subject of the the unconventional layout of myarticle. magazine with text laid over the image which dominates the entire page.They both have larger fonts tooutline key quotes from the The color scheme of Wired isarticle, often in a different color or monochrome over a brightly colored subdifferent font types. text line, it is very simplistic compared to my double page spread which is very full and widespread.