How Computer Arts created issue 250's amazing die-cut cover

This year, Computer Arts turned 20. And to mark its twentieth birthday, the magazine teamed up with legendary design studio Non-Format to create a cover that reflected two decades of design history – and pushed printing technology to its limits.

The forms of the big '20' that Non-Format designed for issue 250's cover are a homage to the deconstructed typography that was in vogue when the very first Computer Arts went on sale at the end of 1995, turning the digits into lines, dashes and dots.

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