How to access for free expensive Design Magazines
Getting inspiration from nicely designed magazines and books is common habit for graphic designers and art directors. But buying all this stuff is expensive and when you are still a student or in early working years you might not have the financial resources to afford them. Public libraries normally don’t have many magazines you want to use as a inspiration – and most of all you won’t find many international design magazines. So where to find online access to international design magazines for free.
The internet is a great resource for inspiration, but screen design follows other rules than print. But now you can go to Issuu – You might already read about it as the best PDF online viewer – and it sure is – but it is also an online library with a massive collection of design magazines. They have a category called “Visual Inspiration” – exactly what you want. Really neat so check it out.
Here is an example of a publication I’ve found there.