A LAYOUT'S BACKBONE — Here's a twelve column layout that gives many options on how to lay out your text and image blocks. Rarely used in magazines, more often in newspapers. Try creating something similar with and columns.
Color-I like how some of the text is black over a white background, and some of it it off to the side in a purple/pink box with white writing. We could incorporate this into our magazine by using colored boxes offset with differently colored text inside.