Resources Magazine Redesign

I was thrilled to be asked by Resources for the Future to provide a visual update for their magazine, Resources. Published since 1959, it's a trusted source for ideas and research relating to the environment, energy, and natural resources – offering timely and important content that informs the public and provides insight for policymakers.

The magazine is a serious, research focussed publication, so the design needed to provide layouts that could accommodate detail-orientated and complex content, but still create an aesthetic that could explain and explore this work with elegance and clarity. To this end, the basic structure is elaborate enough to allow for flexibility and creativity, but crafted enough that each element has room to breathe, and no page feels too busy or overbearing. Illustration is featured throughout to bring the pages to life, and colours are muted but used generously to create a vibrance that is tonally appropriate.

You can see the full project over on Behance...

James Round
Independent Graphic Designer & Illustrator

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