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En STARK specialtidskrift: Arbetet med att ta fram en grafisk mall till en specialtidskrift från STARK Magasin, samt en diskussion om hur båda tidskrifterna kan göras om till e-format
Södertörn University, School of Natural Sciences, Technology and Environmental Studies.
2013 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
A new magazine with a specific orientation from STARK Magasin : The development of a graphic template for a magazine with a specific orientation from STARK Magasin, and a discussion about how the magazine could be remade to an electronic format (English)
Abstract [en]

The goal with this project was to develop a graphic template for a new magazine about running, STARK Löpning. Besides the looks of the graphic elements, sections in the magazine would be developed. Finally, a discussion is made about how the magazine can be remade into an electronic format.

Content analyses has been made regarding magazines with both a main and a specific orientation, to review the graphic relationship between them. A content  analysis regarding a competing magazine about running was also made.

An unstructured interview was done with Art Director Petrus Iggström, to find out his way of working when he creates new graphic templates for magazines.

The discussion concerning the electronic format was done based on previous research in the subject.

The graphic relationship between main and specific magazines turned out to not be significant, they had few similarities. It was often showed that elements regarding the magazine s’identity had been changed, for example text fonts. This could be because the specific magazines are sighted towards a different target audience than the main magazine, and therefor wants an identity of its own.

It’s an easy process to remake the magazines STARK Magasin and STARK Löpning into an electronic format, but none of the services that were looked closely upon in this essay were fitting for both passive and active readers. Nor did the services have a good enough browsing feature. For example, if the reader wants to read an article that was advertised on the cover page, it was not possible to go directly to the article from the cover.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2013. , 128 p.
Keyword [en]
Graphic template, Art Director, photo, form, typography, electronic publishing, e- format
Keyword [sv]
Grafisk mall, Art Director, bild, form, typografi, elektronisk publicering, e-format
National Category
Media and Communication Technology
URN: urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-19183OAI: diva2:629905
Subject / course
Media Technology
Available from: 2013-06-27 Created: 2013-06-17 Last updated: 2014-01-31Bibliographically approved

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