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Coverjunkie Stephen Jenkins
Coverjunkie Stephen Jenkins

This week Coverjunkie asked Stephen Jenkins, Art Director from ace The Guardian Guide, a supplement from The Guardian newspaper about the favorite covers that are so good he wished he designed them himself:

Click here for Stephen's 5 most favorite coverdesigns
"This is probably my favourite Face cover from a classic era..."
"Probably one of the best magazines (in my opinion) in the world..."
"My favourite Neville Brody cover for...
"An iconic graphic cover from Wallpaper, illustrated by James Joyce..."
"The New York Times Magazine is an incredible publication. High end art direction

And here Stephen's own designed top 5:
1. The Guide Yeasayer:
"Illustrated by I LOVE DUST to create an..."
2. The Guardian Guide Synth Britannia:
"An incredible BBC documentary entitled Synth Britannia..."
3. The Guardian Guide Really Scary Movie:
"Excellent piece of typography from I LOVE DUST..."
4. The Guardian Guide Psych Out Summer:
"This was the Guides Glastonbury cover in..."
5. The Guardian Guide Jamie XXL:
"A simple portrait/ typographic cover for a feature..."

About Stephen Jenkins:
"I decided to study a graphics MA at Central St. Martins and spent some of this time at Wagadon Publishing who produced The Face and Arena magazines. Afterwards I worked at Dazed and Confused and then at British Vogue for several years. At present, I spend my time between The Guardian and Wallpaper magazine as well as working on various different projects that I can find time for. I recently assisted Mark Porter on the weekend redesign of Het Financiele Dagblad in the Netherlands."

A sweet tip:
"I have recently found website, which is amazing: Posters in Amsterdam."

Big up Stephen thank, sweet selection!

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