30 Awesome Magazine Covers Design Inspiration

















The magazine cover is the image in front of the magazine content that attracts readers in the first place. I have compiled a list of 30 awesome magazine covers that will grab your attention instantly. Some of them are awfully simple, and some are a little more complex. But it just gives you an idea about, it doesn’t take a heavy design to attract a reader, it just takes a good thoughtful idea. Color also plays a big role in making a magazine cover eye-catching. If you have any more magazine cover designs you wish to share with us, please feel free to drop in a comment.

Magazine Covers Design

Esquire Magazine Cover

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Discover Magazine Cover

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Magazine Cover

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SOMA Magazine

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New York Magazine

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JOIA Magazine

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TNHB Magazine

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Michael Phelps for ESPN magazine

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El Patio Magazine Cover

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Start Your Own Studio

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NO Magazine

by Halvor Bodin

Publish Magazine

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Cover of HOW Magazine

by Darren Booth

Digital Age Cover

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Kudos Magazine

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PAGE Magazine

by Pranay Suri

CLONE Magazine

by Gabz

Joia Magazine Cover

by Gabz

Smashing Magazine Ebook Covers

by Andrea Austoni

SIGNCAFE Magazine Cover

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24//7 – Tel Aviv based Magazine

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DAS Magazine Cover

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BBC Focus Magazine Cover

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Webdesign Hors Serie 7 Special MAO Magazine Cover

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Black Queen

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Be Magazine

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A Magazine Cover

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Move Magazine Cover

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D2B Design to Branding Magazine

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SOKO zine

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About the author

Aldo Bukit is chief editor and owner of SmashingWall.com. Aside from his full time job, he loves blogging about design in general. He has over ten years of marketing design experience and the passion continues on. His profile on Google+ -

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6 Comments

  1. Newyork mag and ESPN cover was really awesome. Micheal Phelps in bio mech tats cool

  2. Excellent examples of cover design, really a great inspiration for design lovers who seeking this type of work for enhancing their skills.

    Thanks for sharing.

  3. i very like this article. thank you.

  4. Good to see these sort of designs, amazingly designed done by designers. I am so much impressed by these work. Thanks for guiding me through your post.

  5. very helpful!!

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    but after browsing through some of the post I realized it’s new to
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