It's My 'Magazine in a Box'
Legendary Aspen arts magazine recreated on the Web.
Most magazine designers have come across references to the legendary Aspenâ€”a multimedia-filled â€śmagazine in a boxâ€ť published between 1965 and 1971â€”though few have actually seen a copy. In addition to articles, Aspen included phonograph records and several issues came with Super-8â€™s. (For our younger readers, Super-8 was kind of an early Quicktime.) Well, the folks at Ubu have provided a tantalizing look at some of those Aspen pages. The images are not as large as a designer would ask for, and some of Ubuâ€™s attempts at recreating the magazine as Web pages fall flat, but they do provide mp3s and streaming video for all of the publicationâ€™s multimedia content.
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