The President Agency launches new magazine – Paris

The President, local design firm based in Cape Town and recently expanded to South America, has launched a new magazine in its stable called Paris – fading like a childhood memory. The President is no stranger to the publishing world, having produced titles like MK’s Bruce Lee Magazine and Menu, as well as a number of other bits for other magazines, including Visi and Mahala.

What brings an interesting take on the recent release is the collaboration of all things Southern hemisphere. Read more about the new magazine:

The President design studio is launching a new magazine title in April. The magazine entitled Paris – fading like a childhood memory, is a visual lifestyle publication, reflecting current lifestyle trends and solutions from the Southern hemisphere and looking at how it influences the world that we live in.

Peet Pienaar, Creative Director at The President remarks, “With all the radical changes in the world, the South’s influence is becoming very important. This magazine is an effort to shift the world’s attention to all the wonderful things happening in the South and also to forge stronger bonds between Southern hemisphere role players.”

Paris magazine will be launched at the Toffie Pop Culture Conference and Festival, taking place in the Cape Town City Hall from 30 March to 1 April. The magazine will be tri-lingual, published in English, Spanish and Portuguese, as it will be distributed in South Africa, Argentina, Brazil and Europe.

The 160-page bi-annual magazine, with an initial print run of 15 000, offers split advertising rates across the tri-continental distribution platform and will retail for R60 in South Africa.

The President has won numerous accolades for the other magazines in their stable and clients’, including South Africa’s first ever Clio Grand Prix in Miami for magazine design (Afro magazine), a Gold Ozzie Award at the Folio Awards in New York (VISI cover design), a Silver Clio in Las Vegas (MK Bruce Lee), a Merit Award at the One Show in New York (MK Bruce Lee) and most recently, Menu magazine was named the magazine of the week by the UK magazine expert, Jeremy Leslie.

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