Holiday gift guide: help maintain creative employment

15 December 2008

harper’scitynew york

surfacewiredPortland Monthly

For many reasons, this is an ideal year to help save peoples jobs!
There are hundreds of magazines out there. You can find a periodical for every personality type, and since the print publishing industry is badly hurting, you will be helping creative professionals (like designers, writers and photographers) stay employed.

The more subscriptions you purchase the more you are giving back. If you want to get even more specific with your support, you can subscribe to your local monthly, such as Portland Monthly.

Besides that just think, a magazine subscription keeps you in someone’s mind for an entire year!

Here are a few of my favorite commercial weekly and monthly’s:

For the news junkie: Harper’s Magazine $16.97 subscribe here.

For the stylish: City Magazine $18 subscribe here.

For the wannabe New Yorker: New York Magazine $19.97 subscribe here.

For high design: Surface $19.95 subscribe here.

For anyone (since this is about the best magazine on the market): Wired $18 subscribe here.

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