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Mag x3

A magazine of magnified magazines

In this magazine, magnification is an act of obliteration, obscuring clarity rather than uncovering it.

Using Adobe Bridge, a “backstage” tool for designers to view and organize files, this massive magazine is one part formal investigation and one part meta-comment on the perils of design. That is, choosing what to amplify in a narrative also means choosing what to leave out. 

In Mag x 3, the content is now the “stage,” and what was the stage is now the content.

Put another way, the proscenium (or frame) becomes the star of the show.


nathan dot young at temple dot edu