Educational Trends on Principles of Aesthetics in Contemporary Nigerian Magazine Designs

  • Ndoma J Brown


Beauty in aesthetics found in artworks like magazines, has often been applauded, is in the eye of the beholder. This is exactly the creative strengths of any Nigeria’s magazine page designer or researcher, considering the magazine’s idiosyncrasies at the risk of the consumer’s thirst. In such efforts, marketing a designing mix which the industry had suffered; underwent some drastic transformations from the primordial design concepts that had partially crippled its graphic aroma. The researcher; technically x-rayed some educational dimensions of magazine presence to perfect its audience’s aesthetics appreciation and in no excusable manner weaken its opponents. A succinct examination of the elements and principles of magazine layouts formed the pillars of this research. The conclusion revealed an avoidance of doubt or miscarriage in placing absolute communicable importance in its page layouts, parcel-aging its editorial and designing principles as inseparable twin in magazine page planning.

LWATI: A Journal of Contemporary Research, 8(3), 198-212, 2011

Author Biography

Ndoma J Brown
Department of Mass Communication, Cross River University of Technology, Calabar – Nigeria

Journal Identifiers

eISSN: 1813-2227