Its almost a fortnight since we attended this years Modern Magazine Conference in London, MagCulture’s fourth annual event for mag lovers once again held at Central Saint Martins. A range of diverse & international speakers from established titles to new and emerging magazines gave the audience plenty to think about…

Christoph Amend, Editor-in-chief, ZEIT magazine (DE), Kirsten Algera, Editor-in-chief, MacGuffin (NL), Gail Bichler, Design director, New York Times Magazine (US), Seb Emina, Editor-in-chief, The Happy Reader (UK), Paul Gorman, Journalist, currently writing ‘Legacy: The Story of The Face’ (UK), The Ladybeard team (UK), Penny Martin, Editor-in-chief, The Gentlewoman (UK), Rebecca NicholsonEditor-in-chief, VICE UK, Kai von Rabenau, Editor/publisher, mono.kultur (DE), Tony Rushton, Ex-art director, Private Eye (UK), Jack Self, Editor, Real Review (UK), Terri WhiteEditor, Empire (UK), Liv Siddall, MC for the day!, Editor, writer, Rough Trade magazine (UK)

There was some great coverage of the day by friends of FFF including Rob Alderson for wetransfer which you can read here, and a great little reflection by Its Nice That available here. For those of you who prefer to listen to other people chat about events you can listen along to the lovely Steve Watson of Stack Magazines in conversation with ModMag organiser Jeremy Leslie on the Stack podcast here, or delve a bit deeper with this special episode of Monocles ‘The Stack’ featuring Tony Rushton from ‘Private Eye’ and the editors of ‘The Happy Reader’, ‘MacGuffin’ and ‘Empire’.

We’re already looking forward to the ModMag 2017!

Photography credit: Owen Richards

Luke Tonge

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