Lumière (magazine)

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Lumière
Lumiere Magazine logo.jpg
Web address http://www.lumiere.com/
Commercial? Yes
Type of site Fashion magazine
Available in English
Owner Lumiere Inc.
Launched October 10, 1995

Lumière was the first online fashion magazine[1] and the first website to use an all-black screen background.[2][dubious ]

History[edit]

Lumière was founded by Stig Harder in 1995.[citation needed] It was mentioned by Vogue (UK), Elle,[3] The Guardian,[4] The New York Times[5] and Entertainment Weekly.[6]

It was relaunched on September 10, 2012.[citation needed] The editor was Stephen Todd. Two issues have appeared.[7]

Awards and Distinctions[edit]

Lumière was nominated for a Webby Award in 1999[8] and again in 2002.[9]

Lumière was included in an exhibition called "Mixing Messages: Graphic Design in Contemporary Culture" at the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum between September 17, 1996 and February 16, 1997.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vogue. "Facing the future" 1995.
  2. ^ TIME. July 22, 1996. p. 61
  3. ^ Elle Japan. 1996. p. 79
  4. ^ The Guardian. 1996. p. 5
  5. ^ The New York Times. January 21, 1996. p. 32
  6. ^ Entertainment Weekly. 1996. p. 69
  7. ^ Lumière, Issue Two: Contents. Lumière. Accessed November 2013.
  8. ^ http://www.webbyawards.com/webbys/current.php?season=3
  9. ^ http://www.webbyawards.com/webbys/current.php?season=6
  10. ^ http://www.cooperhewitt.org/exhibitions/archive/mixing-messages-graphic-design-contemporary-culture