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Micro Trends in Magazine Publishing with Nicola Hamilton of Issues

This episode is the first in a 6-part series in magazine production and publishing. Here you’ll meet Nicola Hamilton, Toronto-based magazine Art Director and independent magazine shop owner. In this episode you’ll hear trends in magazine publishing and production.Nicola describes her process as an Art Director, including how she collaborates in making magazines among many stakeholders. Nicola also shares her advice for sourcing inexpensive (even free!) visuals for magazine projects. Finally, she describes the importance of setting the technical foundation of a periodical publication, as well as what ‘pacing’ means and how to design with pacing in mind.And here’s the great news for all magazine makers: Nicola believes that the future belongs to niche publications (that YOU could create!).This episode is part of a guest lecture series in GCM 720 Magazine Production & Publishing in The Creative School at TMU and co-hosted by student, Enza Borson.I'm all about interesting projects with interesting people! Let's Connect on the web or via Instagram. :)