Taking Stock: XLR8R Goes GRN

Taking Stock: XLR8R Goes GRN
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Over its fourteen-year history, XLR8R magazine has been documenting underground electronic music, fashion, culture, and design. The approach to editorial, in their words, is to "break new artists and challenge cultural paradigms." The recent Paris issue is a beautifully curated guide to all things in emerging culture in the city, and is also the first issue they've produced to use 100% recycled paper stock -- one of the few publications in the world to use this level...

Colin Nagy
  • 11 october 2007

Over its fourteen-year history, XLR8R magazine has been documenting underground electronic music, fashion, culture, and design. The approach to editorial, in their words, is to “break new artists and challenge cultural paradigms.” The recent Paris issue is a beautifully curated guide to all things in emerging culture in the city, and is also the first issue they’ve produced to use 100% recycled paper stock — one of just a few publications in the world. PSFK recently caught up with the magazine’s publisher, Andrew Smith, to discuss the motivation behind the switch, what it means for their readership, and also the publication’s interesting approach to digital.

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