Face Up: Industry Pros Pick Their Favorite Magazine Covers of 2019

While 2019 winds down, many of us are reflecting on the year that was. We talk about our favorite movies, TV shows, records, etc. But here at Folio:, one of our favorite things to look back at are the year's best magazine covers. As an annual tradition, we reach out to some of the top designers from around the industry to get feedback on their favorite covers. Like every year, the picks show a diversity of timely, relevant topics as well as design aesthetics. So here they are, some of the industry's favorite magazine covers in 2019 (in no particular order). D.W. Pine Creative Director, TIME When I was a kid, I saved every Sports Illustrated cover, scotch taping my favorites to my bedroom walls—a ritual my teenage son started doing on his own just a couple years ago. Back then, it was exciting to see what athlete was actually good enough to make it onto their cover. SI made sports important. In fact, the only item I’ve ever had another adult autograph was a Sports Illustrated cover, as Lynn Swann did for my son on his famous 1976 Super Bowl cover. Which brings me to this past April, when SI chose the emotional image of Tiger Woods recapturing his Masters glory and, without any headlines, they made sports important again. I know firsthand how difficult it is for editors to resist adding words to an image like that. What they accomplished by restraining themselves is historic (SI reports only a few instances of no-cover headlines in its 66-year history) and it reaches... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

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