Playing with our imagination and how we can fool our brain with simple play of light, shadow and depth is one of the things that fascinates the most when it comes to visual design and graphic design.
Makeshift is part of a new breed of magazines passionate about their content, form, and community. The design is simply beautifully put together by Spanish designers Gema Navarro and Santos Henarejos. Enjoy!
Formed in 2011 and redesigned with the launch of Issue 9 in 2014, Makeshift is a field guide to hidden creativity. From homemade aircrafts in Nigeria to drug smugglers in Mexico, the quarterly magazine uncovers creative solutions from the economic fringe. Makeshift is part of a new breed of magazines passionate about their content, form, and community.
The Navigation Issue, was structured in three chapters with individualized icons: “Local Hunts,” “Global Treks” and “Inner Quests.” The issue featured cross-border tunnel smugglers in Gaza, spacesuit stitchers in the US, and black market currency traders—the so-called “blue dollar”—in Argentina, among other stories.