The Future of Magazines

Over the last few weeks, several interesting concepts for reinventing print magazines for digital consumption have surfaced.

Mag+ was developed by BERG London and Bonnier R&D. Their concept video is beautifully realized and offers some insight into the thinking behind the project:

Mag+ from Bonnier on Vimeo.

Time Inc. presented its own vision of a Sports Illustrated tablet version, developed in cooperation with The Wonderfactory. Their concept video is much flashier and marketing-oriented:

Sports Illustrated – Tablet Demo 1.5 from The Wonderfactory on Vimeo.

Finally there’s also Condé Nast’s Wired tablet concept. Unfortunately the only video i could find isn’t particularly rich in content or quality: