The design has a good use of contrast between the color of the shoes and the black backdrop. There is a minimal amount of text in this cover but it works well because it's a serious piece and not a lot needs to be said. Minimal text also helps with visual hierarchy because the eye is drawn to the "Boston" title and immediately can make sense of the image. The image strongly coveys the subject, the Boston Marathon Bombing, which I want to keep in  mind when designing my cover.

Boston Magazine’s latest cover features the actual shoes runners wore when the Boston Marathon because the Boston Marathon bombing. “We Will Finish the Race,” the title says.

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Best selling Endurance Author Matt Fitzgerald gives his 10 best tips of how to race well over the Boston Marathon hills.

Best selling Endurance Author Matt Fitzgerald gives his 10 best tips of how to race well over the Boston Marathon hills.

Peter and the Wolf by Phoebe Morris Illustration

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I just love negative space illustration. Peter and the Wolf Phoebe Morris Illustration

Bloomberg Business Week magazine cover

Former Bloomberg Businessweek creative director Richard Turley has left the publication to join MTV as the network’s first senior vice president of visual storytelling and deputy editorial director.

This just shows how good Boston is at sports with the Red Sox in 2013 and the Bruins winning the cup in 2011 and all the other championships since 2000

10 Reasons Why Boston Sports Teams Are the Best

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