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Jeremy Leslie's annual editorial conference, The Modern Magazine 2017 #ModMag17 was a jam-packed day of talks from designers, editors and publishers.

#SponsoredByPark the @Magculture event was held at Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square in London last Thursday.

Photo by Owen Pritchard


Featuring an international lineup of some of the most exciting figures in current magazine publishing, ModMag captivated audiences with speakers including:

Anja Aronowsky Cronberg — Editor-in-chief/founder, Vestoj(France)
Nicholas Blechman — Creative director, The New Yorker (US)
Mirko Borsche — Bureau Mirko Borsche (Germany)
Tony Brook — Co-founder, Unit Editions (UK)
Francesco Franchi — Managing Editor, la Repubblica (Italy)
Lydia Garnett — Co-editor-in-chief, Accent (UK)
James Hyman — The Hyman Archive (UK)
Takahiro Kinoshita — Editor-in-chief, Popeye (Japan)
Owen Pritchard — Editor, It’s Nice That (UK)
Justinien Tribillon & Isabel Seiffert — Migrant Journal (France, Switzerland)
Liv Siddall — Editor, Rough Trade Magazine (UK) 


There was also a panel discussion chaired by Jeremy Leslie, looking back at what’s happened in magazines over the last five years and looking forward to the next five. The discussion line-up was :

Bertie Brandes & Charlotte Roberts – founders, Mushpit @themushpit
Danielle Pender — Editor-in-chief, Riposte @RiposteMagazine 
John L Walters – Editor/owner, Eye @eyemagazine 
Matt Phare – Creative director, Shortlist and Stylist @ShortList @StylistMagazine
Paul Gorman – Author, The Story of The Face @PJGorman

Photo by Owen Pritchard


Now a familiar sight at these events, Park Communications had a stand for attendees to peruse our printed samples #PrintedByPark.  


Photo by Owen Pitchard


Live reports throughout the day came from Jacob Charles Wilson @MagCulture

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And a general round-up of the day from Stack Magazine's Best moments at magCulture’s Modern Magazine 2017


If you are interested in the above check out - What About?  a podcast about ideas, words and magazines by WeTransfer Studios and magCulture.

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We're already looking forward to next year!