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At SCOPE, we focus on finding and presenting emerging talents from around the world: philosophers, musicians, artists, filmmakers, scientists, writers, and others. Launched in January 2011, SCOPE is published from Toronto with the help of its global team of contributors.

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We hope you enjoy SCOPE.

Ian Garrick Mason, editor

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  1. Bob Lank
    #1 Bob Lank 15 September, 2010, 08:03

    A great concept and initial delivery…I look forward to seeing more!

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  2. Rajiv Rochiram
    #2 Rajiv Rochiram 10 February, 2011, 23:20

    We are looking for Media-partners to partner with us for our future events.This will enable you to build your strong brand presence in the market. Adhering to that, if you are interested, please do email me.

    Thanks and Best Regards

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  3. Brent R
    #3 Brent R 11 February, 2011, 12:52

    Congratulations on the launch. What a great idea! I look forward to seeing more.

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  4. I. Garrick Mason
    #4 I. Garrick Mason Author 17 February, 2011, 22:27

    Thanks Brent – we look forward to producing more! Stay in touch and give us your feedback as we develop.

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  5. eugene cantera
    #5 eugene cantera 29 June, 2011, 15:43

    You guys featured one of my classmates from Hartt in a recent issue. I’m looking forward to reading Scope. I thought you might like to see what thinking ‘outside the box’ in music education looks like. Discover, Learn, and Play is a self-paced online music learning curriculum designed by the Dallas School of Music. It’s being used by individual learners worldwide, large groups, non-profits, and even some school districts in the states. Affordable access to quality music education with the support of professional teachers makes our program unique and one of the fastest growing online methods in the world. http://www.discoverlearnandplay.com

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  6. elizabeth
    #6 elizabeth 1 September, 2011, 18:26

    Was this inspired by the historic design publication also titled Scope, which featured Will Burtin and Lester Beall?

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  7. I. Garrick Mason
    #7 I. Garrick Mason Author 1 September, 2011, 21:08

    Hi Elizabeth: I can’t claim inspiration from that SCOPE magazine in terms of our original intent or even our naming (we settled on it in the traditional way, by brainstorming). But I do believe that I had stumbled across the old SCOPE prior to (or while) designing our first issue’s cover, and was very impressed with the minimalist but beautiful combination of masthead and art. The old FORTUNE covers of the 1930s and 40s (see here: http://www.gono.com/adart/fortune/fortune_magazine_covers.htm) were my direct inspiration, however, and they happened to be designed with a philosophy similar to “old” SCOPE’s (http://www.burningsettlerscabin.com/?p=5712). More generally, I wanted to experiment with the range of design options that being a digital magazine offers, and to avoid the same-old-same-old approach taken by most newsstand magazines. Thanks for asking!

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