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Friday, 10 September 2010

Codes and Conventions Of Front cover

  • One main image which takes up the whole cover
  • - Applys to the main feature article
  • - Studio photographs of the band/singers which conveys their attitude
  • - Direct address
  • Title (masthead) - has an unique font
- Usually one word
- Fills the width of the cover, or is in top left corner
- Positioning statement - usually above or below the title
- Price and issue date by the title (11pt size)
- Sometimes by the barcode
  • Puff - offers something extra to the magazine
  • Buzz words - e.g. "exclusive"
  • Cover lines - text on the front cover, stating articles inside the magazine
  • Barcode
  • Strip usually containing artists names who are included in the magazine
  • Colour - very simple colour scheme, only a few colours used

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