Colour scheme:the colour scheme used is the conventional black,white and gold of a rock music magazine.text:The magazine uses informal language throughout.This helps the audience relate to the magazine and toattract a younger audience.Font:The same font is used for the heading andsubheadings as was used for the masthead. The fonthas a distressed bold look which is stereotypical of arock/metal magazine. The rest of the text is in a sansserif font making it easy to read and understand.Images:Half of the page is taken up with a image of a bandmember crowd surfing. This helps creates a atmosphere and makes the reader feelclose to the action. The page also consists of many small images which are mostlyposed giving them a rock star look.KERRANG
Colour scheme:The colour scheme is pinks and yellows which is veryfeminine. The colour scheme also has connotations ofhappiness and confidence.Image:The main focus image is a small photo of the front cover.This is unique and helps the audience to find what pagenumber the cover lines are on. This makes it easy for theyounger audience to navigate where the main articles are.There are also a lot of images that are the visualrepresentation of the articles ie the clutch bag and bracelets.Which makes it easy to see quickly distinguish between thesections of the magazine.Text:The language is very informal and colloquial. The pagehas no ‘contents’ heading and so doesn’t follow themagazine genre. Instead ‘inside the mag’ has been used To p o f theto relate to the audience and make it easier to understand.Hearts are also used instead of words which appeals tothe female audience and helps them relate to themagazine.
Colour scheme:The colour scheme is black, blue and whitewhich appals to both genders.Layout:The layout is very organised and is separatedinto sections. This looks more professional andappals to a more mature audience. Anotherfeature on billboards contents page is theirunique weekly music chart which features onevery issue.Text:As the magazine is aimed at a more matureand high income market the language used isformal.Images:There are only 4 images used on the contentspage adding to the orderly and uncluttered lookof the magazine which appeals to the magazinestarget audience.BillBoard