menu

Solar-Reactive Magazine Cover Warns Against Harmful Rays

Solar-Reactive Magazine Cover Warns Against Harmful Rays
Design

The August edition of Novum features a man's body on the cover that turns red when placed in direct sunlight.

Emma Hutchings
  • 18 july 2013

The August edition of Novum magazine has a cover that reminds readers to protect themselves from the sun. Designed by graphic design studio Two Points, it features a sketch of a man’s pale body which turns red when it is placed in direct sunlight.

Solar-Reactive Magazine Cover Warns Against Harmful Rays

It’s Nice That reports that to transform the cover, it was screen printed with photochromic ink, which changes color when exposed to UV rays. It warns of the dangers of being unprotected in the sun, by showing the man’s skin become sunburnt.

Solar-Reactive Magazine Cover Warns Against Harmful Rays

Martin and Lupi of Two Points explain their inspiration for the summer cover:

The idea for the cover came to us when we saw a group of sun-starved German men on the terrace of a cafĂ© in Barcelona. We’ve been living in Barcelona for almost eight years and have become used to blue sky and sun. We sincerely hope that once the cover is published the sun will shine a little in northern Europe.

Two Points

Design
Trending

Volvo's Self-Driving Trucks Will Soon Be Put To Work In An Underground Mine

Automotive
Retail Today

Gilt’s Pop-Up House Is The Kind Of Store You’ll Want To Live In

The New York City townhouse plays host to the latest in retail inspiration, curation, and lifestyle activation (and some libations, too)

Advertising Today

The Hottest Chip In The World Comes Packed In A Coffin-Shaped Box

The individually wrapped snack is made from the spiciest known chili

Trending

Get PSFK's Related Report: Building Tomorrow

See All
Mobile Today

Registering To Vote Is Now Just A Text Away

A new bot aims to mobilize underrepresented groups this election season through SMS and Facebook Messenger

Related Expert

John Sanei

African retail and tech trends

Luxury Today

Shoe Repair Has Moved Onto Your Phone

Cobbler Concierge is an on-demand service to get your footwear fixed online

Work Today

Microsoft Wants To Help Workers Better Communicate With Their Coworkers

Project Sonoma is a new app designed to help employees chat and coordinate shifts with their associates

Advertising Today

Real-Time Data Used To Calculate The Brand Power Of Athletes

Brandtix has develope a digital platform with a complex algorithm that combines social media variables with player performance to predict the next A-list pros

PSFK LABS REPORT

Future Of Automotive
Scenarios Driving The Digital Transformation Of An Industry
NEW

PSFK Op-Ed september 27, 2016

Modern Workplace Culture: No More Fat Cats Or Kissing Ass

Samar Birwadker, CEO & Co-Founder of Good & Co, on designing shared organizational values to optimize employee happiness and success

PSFK Labs Yesterday

The 10 Steps To Discover, Hire, Develop Your Next Leader

PSFK's Future of Work report outlines key steps in the employee development path to empower next-gen leaders

Automotive Yesterday

Toyota Is Using Sewage To Power Its New Electric Car

A new hydrogen-fueled vehicle is driven by what we flush away

Culture Yesterday

Catch A Concert On This Small Floating Island

A man-made archipelago in Italy is hosting music and art performances

Design & Architecture Yesterday

DIY Kit Lets You Build Your Own Wooden Bike, Boat Or Caravan

Woodenwidget says its detailed guides are suitable for beginners and experienced woodworkers alike

Social Media Yesterday

The United Nations Has Launched Its Own Social Media Platform

A new app aims to get younger audiences more involved in sustainable development goals

Design Yesterday

Crash-Friendly Drone Made From LEGOs Is Completely Rebuildable

The clever device offers games, education and the uniquely rewarding experience of destroying your high-flying airship

PSFK LABS REPORT

Future Of Work
Cultivating The Next Generation Of Leaders
NEW

Fitness / Sport Yesterday

Free Sneakers Given Out To Motivated Marathon Runners

Strava will give the shoes to athletes who run the second half of their race faster than the first

Culture Yesterday

Someone Invented A Robot Just To Serve Trays Of Beef Jerky

Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz, in partnership with Chef's Cut Real Jerky, creates an automated snack delivery system

Millennials Yesterday

Why A Social Networking Site Decided To Rebrand

Meetup, a platform that connects like-minded individuals, has taken steps to stay relevant amongst millennials

No search results found.