Class: ARTG 148B
Instructor: Candice Lopez and Sean Bacon
Deliverables: Printed magazine
Gastronaut magazine is a weekly publication that highlights Australian cuisine. The magazine is known to appeal to the people with keen appreciation for food. The primary target audience is travelers who are visiting the country looking for the best culinary experience. The secondary target audience is locals who are also looking to discover new and upcoming restaurants. While vacationing, aside from attractions and tourist events, there always is the food factor. Gastronaut provides all the hot spots and inside information in the culinary field. The goal of each issue is to keep travelers well fed and happy with their visit to Australia.
Each cover gives a glimpse of the feature story, whether it’s a five-star restaurant on the rise, or the latest news on gastronomy. The vertical banner highlights the Australian abbreviation and teases what the issue will consist of. In this particular issue, the feature article focuses on the “Prized Brekkie,” which is Aussie slang for breakfast. Throughout the magazine, there will be touches of local lingo. The modular layouts throughout the magazine spreads organize information from location, price point, and editor’s suggestions on dishes.