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Advanced template locking empowers team members to customize co-owned templates — without going off-brand, in turn helping ensure content remains consistent.
You don’t have to be a brilliant designer to craft a beautiful magazine cover. Whether you’re a team of one or a team of five, our brand templating platform makes it easy to create content and build your brand.
Store and download custom brand assets (like logos, colors and fonts) into our asset hub for fast access.
You don’t need to download or install anything to get started creating your magazine cover, and you’ll automatically receive all updates for free. Try it today and see for yourself.
With smart fields or our advanced data automation feature, you can auto-populate information in your templates, cutting down on repetitive content updates.
Access thousands of free stock photos or icons in the Lucidpress editor or easily import your own from Dropbox or Facebook. Use our Indesign Import feature to import existing InDesign files and convert them to Lucidpress templates.
How to make your own magazine cover
1. Choose a template
Choose from our wide assortment of free magazine cover templates to get you started.
2. Add an image
Upload an image of your choosing to be the focal point of your magazine cover.
3. Change the copy
Remember to add a compelling headline and to keep the cover copy brief.
4. Print or distribute
Print the cover from your home computer, send a proof to a professional printer or distribute the magazine cover digitally.
Does Lucidpress offer professional printing?
Lucidpress does offer print and ship options. However, we currently do not offer professional magazine printing with a center fold. After creating your magazine, you can download a print-ready version to send to your printer of choice. To see all of our professional print options, please click here.
Where can I get free images?
Lucidpress allows you to search Bing Images by creative license or integrate with other stock photo services like Unsplash right from image pane.
What makes a great magazine cover?
A magazine cover is like an ad for the rest of your magazine. Designing your magazine cover with a compelling hero image, a large headline and a few content highlights.
Create an eye-catching magazine cover today
Whether you're an editor of your own publication or a business creating a magazine for your customers, you can quickly create a unique magazine cover with Lucidpress.