Canadian Magazine Industry News
29 December 2011,     TORONTO
Creative director to headline MagNet 2012 conference
MagNet 2012 has announced its marquee speaker, who organizers say helped a magazine achieve a 65 per cent increase in revenue over a year.

Richard Turley is creative director at Bloomberg Businessweek. According to MagNet sponsor Magazines Canada, Turley overhauled Businessweek's design with a Helvetica font, "ingenious infographics and a European inspiration" to achieve the jump in sales.

Richard Turley
Richard Turley

He came to Businessweek from London's renowned Guardian newspaper, where he was an art director. He moved from London to New York in 2010 for the Businessweek redesign. Check out some of his work here.

MagNet is Canada's major annual magazine conference, scheduled for June 5-8 at Toronto's Courtyard Marriott hotel. The conference will also feature speakers including Anita McGillis of Alberta’s Venture Publishing, Sharon Resky of Atlantic Business, Economist online editor Nick Blunden, Chris Purcell and Jason Patterson from TC Media (formerly Transcontinental Media), Mark Coatney of Tumblr and many others.
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