The Atlantic’s redesign bucks minimalist trends to revisit its storied 162-year history

Rachel Hawley / filed under Branding

Earlier this month, The Atlantic unveiled the cover for its December issue, titled “How to Stop a Civil War.” The cover art is simple and arresting, a single blue-and-red handprint in dripping paint against a crisp white background. Where the instantly recognizable italic wordmark of The Atlantic would normally appear across the top of the […]

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