The cover of a magazine has to make an immediate impression. It may list some of the contents, or simply project the story the editors judge most important. But the combination of words and images must also reflect the magazine and its values.

Throughout Resurgence’s 50-year history, its front covers have echoed changes in the technology used to produce the magazine as well as fashions in typography and design – from the earliest covers in black and white to today’s full-colour, computerised photography, design and printing.

Our front pages have also told the stories of the day, as well ...


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