Considering the necessity for a budget is pivotal when a start up company is involved. A possible area for saving is in the binding of the magazine. This experiment shows how interlocking the pages by utilising a few simple cuts and no glue or complex binding methods. This also creates the impression that the publication sits somewhere between that of a magazine and a newspaper, which fits with the image and brand constructed so far.
The colours are exactly what I imagined and I am so pleased with the way the tag line works; not shouting, just stating, 'unashamedly feminist'.
The whiteness of the stock was important to maintain a certain amount of stark edginess to balance out the softening effects of the texture, and help the legibility of the negative space text that would be an established design decision for the front cover and an inherent part of the brand identity.