MTV's Richard Turley talks magazine craft

Four years after masterminding a radical redesign that transformed Wall Street weekly Bloomberg Businessweek into one of America's most talked about magazines, British-born Richard Turley has taken the industry by surprise by leaving his creative director position for a new job at MTV. What better time, then, to stop and reflect on 200-odd issues of magazine design innovation with one of the world's most exciting editorial designers...

In 2010 you were hired to help relaunch Bloomberg Businessweek. How much of the new design evolved from the principles you learned at the Guardian?

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