Editorial Journal Design
International Relations Journal: Volume 37 (2018)
San Francisco State University
Every year in the Spring the International Relations department
at San Francisco State University publishes an online journal with
the best papers selected from their graduate and undergraduate
students. The International Relations Journal needed a new design
to increase legibility, consistency, and digital accessibility.
The full journal can be read here:
Illustrating an article about the grittiness and unfairness of urban centers, I chose to use a Brutalist aesthetic, with large bold headlines and accompanying half-tone screened photos to illustrate the downtrodden and disenfranchised nature of the photo subject.