Collection of Beautiful Magazine Covers for Inspiration

Magazine covers can be beautiful works of arts, while others can be simple, they still provide a unique sense of style.  In this post I will share with you 38 creative and beautiful magazine covers that will be sure to inspire you.

Art Direction: Computer Arts Projects Covers

Be Magazine

Cover Magazine

Covers – Numero, Wad

Dazed & Confused: Teenage Takeover

December / February

Joice Magazine Covers

Lifelounge Magazine Covers

Michael Phelps for ESPN Magazine

Start Your Own Studio


TNHB Magazine

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Matthew Heidenreich

Currently an Art Director in St. Louis Missouri.

  • here in my country [Brazil], always buy the art project, great magazine! one of the best!

  • @JJunior Computer Arts is a great magazine. The only problem is it’s a little pricey.

  • These are some fantastic inspirational covers! Thanks!

  • The john mccain cover reminds me of the lawn mower man.

  • So beautiful and so colorful.
    Quite nice indeed.

  • Great works, i like WAD the most, very nice collection !

  • Nice collection of websites having funny illustration.

  • A nice collection of magazine covers, my favourite two are the print edition and freelance as they are both creative and individual. The evident thing about the covers above is that they express the range of creativity in the design industry.

  • Leukeh

    Great post. I have a number of the magazines and recognised a bunch of artists. Love it.


    All the best together, thanks, very helpful!

  • Wow nice inspiration covers, keep this for my collection..

  • All Grrreaaat…..

  • Wow.. great collection..

  • Great works

  • Great selection here, loves it!

  • Wow, So much inspiration!!! Amazing covers!

  • Wow.. great collection..

  • headwar

    hi there

    i am looking for a present for a very good friend of mine (girl).
    she loves magazines like WAD, I.D., Dazed… – everything with beautiful photographs.

    i want to get her some nice magazines she wont find in our book/magazine store.

    so i thought, you guysgirls might have some suggestions which are special/excentric/similar to the above…?

    thank you a lot! i apreciate!

  • Great collection….love the photoshop work done on many of these. Thanks for the inspiring post!

  • Awesome post.. definitely helpful for any newbie to know the stuff. Keep posting the great articles like this 🙂

  • All of these are awesome, check out the SmashingWall site.

  • great work!

  • These are beautiful!