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Covering science: The history of Nature’s front page

A look back through 150 years of Nature front page designs.
Kelly Krause is Nature’s creative director.

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Nature’s first edition was published in 1869. Over the last 150 years the science contained inside the journal has changed a lot - but so has the front cover.

Kelly Krause, Creative Director of Nature dives into the archives to discover some front covers from Nature’s long history and see how the design of the magazine reflected the era in which it was made.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-019-03442-2

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