School newspapers and magazines are often dismissed as simply a good way to have a go at writing and the only way to get your A-level photography published. These guys have proved otherwise. Taking things to a whole other level, this selection score super-duper coverstars, bag interviews with their idols and feature photoshoots full of new faces wearing your future favourite designers. Read on for the magazines that aren’t just a good place to start, but seriously brilliant publications in their own right.
London's Royal College of Art has seen some of the industry's most talented walk through its doors. First running from 1950-1978, their then-titled Ark magazine - manned by David Hockney and friends - was a huge success. Resurrected ten years ago as ARC, the journal is edited, designed and published entirely by RCA students with a new team brought in for each issue. ARC 18 is out now and well worth a look. Escape the British weather and take refuge in its beautiful pages.