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Fiera Design Magazine: An interview with Creative Director Jeremy Leslie

Jeremy Leslie talks about his role as creative director for Fiera magazine, including his decision to use illustrations by Assa Ariyoshi throughout.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Following my interview with Katie Treggiden, the founder of new design magazine Fiera, we catch up with creative director Jeremy Leslie, the man behind Magculture.

What parameters did you and Katie decide on together when it came to the design of Fiera?
With so much rich visual material on the pages the layouts needed a calm approach; it was clear early on that the typography would mainly be monochrome and that we'd just use a couple of typefaces. My approach is always to strip things back to a simple set of parts that can be applied in various ways. I don't like gratuitous decoration, preferring to exploit the content, the words and images, to offer visual emphasis and change of pace as neccesary. There's a little playfulness in the page number positions and the little Fiera logos that repeat at angles throughtout the issue. Katie and I agreed on… read more

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Call Me: Kingston University Illustration Degree Show 2014 Review

A round up of the graduate talent discovered at the 2014 Kingston University illustration degree show: watch out especially for Jack Smith and Assa Ariyoshi.

Written by Amelia Gregory

I sadly missed the Middlesex and Westminster illustration degree shows – the former because no one reminded or invited me (despite copious coverage previously), the latter because I went all […]