The stories behind some of the most ground-breaking and controversial magazine covers ever published
Hear the stories behind some of the most groundbreaking and controversial magazine covers ever published with industry veteran Ian Birch, compiler of new book Uncovered, Penny Martin (The Gentlewoman), Paul McNamee (The Big Issue) and Robin Derrick (British Vogue).
Featuring compelling and shocking covers from Vogue, Life, Esquire, The New Yorker, i-D, The Face, Private Eye, Time, Rolling Stone and many more, covering issues as varied as the civil rights movement and Vietnam war to the Trump presidency and Brexit debate, Uncovered is a unique social document celebrating and chronicling the art of magazine design.
Ian Birch is former Editorial Director of Hearst and Emap. He began his magazine career in the mid ’70s as a writer/reporter on Time Out before focusing on music first at Melody Maker and then Smash Hits, where he was assistant editor for three years from 1984. His first launch and editorship came in the late ’80s with Sky magazine; he then edited Us magazine for Jann Wenner in New York. He became Editorial Director at Emap in the early ’90s, where, over the next 10 years, he helped to launch Red, Closer, Grazia and re-launch Heat. Birch then moved back to New York to become Chief Content Officer at TV Guide before joining Hearst as an Editorial Director working in both America and Britain on brands like Cosmopolitan, Esquire, Harper’s Bazaar, Men’s Health and Good Housekeeping.
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