Top 10 covers of the year (so far)

by Steve Watson in July 2015
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Yikes. We’re over halfway through the year and the covers just keep coming. The following list represents the most popular covers of 2015 so far, according to the number of likes received on Stack’s Instagram.

I post a new cover most mornings, so if you like what you see, follow the feed and join in with voting for your favourites through the rest of the year.

10. Lost
A brilliant piece of Chinese and English publishing, Lost is a travel magazine that explores the world from a Chinese perspective.

A new Chinese travel magazine published in English and Mandarin, Lost gives a fascinating view of the world as seen from China. It's a totally beautiful magazine – check the Stack blog today for our full two-minute review…

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09. Intern
The latest issue of Intern breaks away from the portraits of the past in favour of an enigmatic hand lost amongst the big blue blocks.

This week's video review is issue three of @thisisintern – check the Stack blog for our two-minute take on this brilliant magazine…

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08. The Holborn
Still going strong from the start of the year, The Holborn‘s martini pattern has caught the imaginations of many.

Picked up from Printout last night, issue one of @theholborn – a magazine dedicated to the well made, whether that means cocktails, furniture or clothes.

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07. GOOD
Redesigned and relaunched, GOOD‘s blue / green gradient is the perfect background for this dramatic image.

Reimagined and redesigned, the new @goodhq continues its mission to seek out and celebrate people who are making the world a better place

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06. Nous
Beautifully delicate with its almost invisible typography, mental health magazine Nous catches the attention without shouting.

Sitting somewhere between a zine and a magazine, Nous takes a fresh approach to the subject of mental health. Check the Stack blog today for our behind the scenes interview with editor and creative director Lisa Lorenz…

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05. The Gentlewoman
Another one going strong from the start of the year, The Gentlewoman‘s Björk issue saw the magazine’s first colour cover image.

A beautifully judged move to colour for The Gentlewoman, with Bjork taking cover duties for issue 11. I love this magazine.

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04. Drift
A black and white Tokyo city skyline sets up another quality issue of coffee and travel magazine Drift.

A Tokyo cityscape takes the cover of @driftmag issue two, which travels to the Japanese capital to discover the city's coffee culture. Read our behind the scenes interview on the Stack blog today and see how Drift is using coffee to investigate the people, history and politics of one city at a time…

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03. Zweikommasieben
Arguably the greatest pot plant cover ever created, Swiss club culture magazine Zweikommasieben gets it right with issue 10.

Published in Switzerland in English and German, Zweikommasieben is "a magazine on contemporary club culture" and I love it. See the Stack blog today for the full video review…

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02. Les Others
Earth, sky and white space – French / English title Les Others shoots into second place with its debut issue.

Fresh air and creativity: volume one of @lesothers announces a bilingual French / English magazine devoted to slowing down and appreciating the finer things in life

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01. Gym Class
But nobody can come close to touching Gym Class magazine and its provocative type. Will this oh-so-cool cover still be in the top spot come the end of the year? You decide!

Must-read tough love for indie AND mainstream magazine makers. Super excited to dive into the new @gymclassmag, picked up from Printout last night.

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