It’s Nice That #5

The fifth issue launch of London's magazine for contemporary creative types

If there’s anything that will put conversations about the future of print to rest, publications like It’s Nice That put a colorful damper on naysayers with their sharply designed, ad-free production, now on its 5th issue. Founded by graphic designer Will Hudson, his project includes a London-based website, design consultancy and the magazine—all on the pulse of the future of visual communication and creativity as …

Mahala Magazine

South Africa's subversive new publication takes on the country's contemporary creative culture

Founded to “really assault the dominant narratives in our own unique way,” the South African magazine Mahala goes against the typically glossy grain with an “un-designed” style that allows its similarly raw content to shine. The publication launched in August 2010 and, now on its second issue, supplements a daily website—both the brainchild of Andy Davis. Stories like “Surfing is Wanking,” “Racist Dogs” and “The …