Kinfolk have introduced some exciting new changes including updates to their already beautiful magazine, a new website and gallery space. As an avid fan I was thrilled to receive the press release with details of the news and redesign, and I couldn't wait for my copy of Kinfolk Twenty-Two to arrive in the mail. Yesterday it turned up and right away I noticed the larger size. Flicking through the pages I was immediately taken with the elegant new layout which features a new mix of papers, formats, features and sections, including a special themed section in each issue. With a goal to to create a more immersive and dynamic reading experience, Kinfolk have certainly delivered.
Alex Hunting, a London-based award-winning art director and Kinfolk design director gives further insight into the redesign...
“Kinfolk is an iconic and beloved title, and this redesign looks to evolve its aesthetic while retaining the magazine’s sensitive approach to photographic art direction. The new larger size and 12-column grid allow for more flexibility within the layouts and help vary the pace throughout the magazine. We’ve also introduced a coated paper for the feature section to celebrate the exceptional longer form photographic pieces"
Captivated from cover to cover I also loved reading about Ben Gorham, the Swedish perfumer and founder of Byredo, and a day in Copenhagen with fashion designer Stine Goya. Both so inspiring, I've long admired their achievements, as well as their homes and interior style! There's also a visit to the London home and studio of former fashion designer Nicole Farhi. Here's a peek at a few more pages.