VOGUE was first published in 1892 in New York as a weekly society journal featuring news, poetry, and humorous drawings.
VANITY FAIR launches as Dress & Vanity Fair for first four issues.
The article “Class Publication” by Condé Montrose Nast was published in ‘The Merchants and Manufacturer’s Journal’ in June 1913.The article “Class Publication” by Condé Montrose Nast was published in ‘The Merchants and Manufacturer’s Journal’ in June 1913. The essay surprises with the principles of first-class magazine journalism and its relevance even 100 years later.
Famed photographer Edward Steichen becomes chief photographer for US VOGUE and Vanity Fair. He retires in 1937.
"Bleed" printing is pioneered at the Condé Nast owned and operated Arbor Press in Greenwich, Connecticut. The method prints beyond the edge of the page, so that when the "bleed" is trimmed, the ink goes right to the edge. This method is used worldwide until today.
The legendary German-born photographer Horst P. Horst begins his 60-year association with Condé Nast. His name becomes synonymous with style and glamour.
As first magazine globally, VOGUE US is published with a colour photography on the cover. Condé Nast begins replacing fashion illustrations on its covers with photos, an innovative move for the time.
GLAMOUR is launched in 1939. The magazine is the last to be developed personally by Condé Montrose Nast. World War II drives women into the workforce. To reflect this societal shift, "GLAMOUR of Hollywood" becomes GLAMOUR, changing its focus from Hollywood starlets to working women. The tagline for the magazine becomes “the girl with a job.”
Alexander Liberman joins the VOGUE art department; he would go on to leave an indelible mark as a dominant creative force at Condé Nast.
After the death of Condé Montrose Nast, his heirs continue operation of the publishing house before it changes hands several times.
Legendary American lensman Irving Penn becomes a VOGUE staff photographer, shooting 150 covers over 50 years.
Samuel Irving Newhouse Sr. purchases Condé Nast Publications. As well as Bridehouse and Street & Smith, including Mademoiselle. Until today, Condé Nast remains in the private ownership of the Newhouse family. (BU: MR. AND MRS. S.I. NEWHOUSE SR. AT LINCOLN CENTER FOR DEDICATION OF MITZI E. NEWHOUSE THEATER, 1974)
Liberman begins his three-decade tenure as Editorial Director for all of Condé Nast.
Newton begins a prolific career as an innovator in fashion photography. His signature black-and-white photos become a mainstay of VOGUE, VANITY FAIR and Condé Nast Traveller.
The German arm of Condé Nast International is founded in Munich in 1978.
Launched as Apparel Arts in 1932, the magazine became Gentleman’s Quarterly in 1957. The name is later shortened to GQ before Condé Nast’s acquisition.
For the first time since 1929, a German edition of VOGUE is published again. The editorial office is based in Munich.
The magazine THE NEW YORKER, launched in 1925, is acquired in 1985.
AD Architectural Digest, launched in 1920, is acquired in 1993.
In October 1997, the first issue of German GQ Gentleman's Quarterly hits the stands. The magazine's skilled journalists use intelligence, charm and a clear point of view to address men's style and issues.
Since the publication of its first issue in 1997, the German AD Architectural Digest has become the leading organ for high-end architecture, design, and lifestyle in the German-speaking world.
Condé Nast buys the US technology and information society magazine WIRED.
GQ honors its first "Men of the Year" in 1999. Among the recipients and presenters at the annual awards gala are David Beckham, Götz George, Sir Ben Kingsley, Annie Lennox and Kylie Minogue, Mischa Barton, Sir Bob Geldof, Giorgio Armani, Diane Kruger, Roberto Cavalli, Hans-Dietrich Genscher, Michael Schumacher, Nicolas Cage and Vladimir Klitschko.
Condé Nast Germany launches its first website, VOGUE.de.
The first German issue of the fashion magazine GLAMOUR is published in 2001. With it, Condé Nast introduces the pocket magazine to the German market.
GQ Style, a special fashion edition of GQ, is published.
After becoming deputy editor in 2002, Christiane Arp takes over the post of editor-in-chief in 2003.
Condé Nast Germany develops the women's magazine myself. Dr. Sabine Hofmann has been editor-in-chief since the first issue.
The "GLAMMY Awards" are presented for the first time in 2005. GLAMOUR's annual awards honor its readership's favorite beauty innovations in the largest prize in the cosmetics industry.
GLAMOUR launches its Shopping-Week. With the participation of 120 partners and 12,000 retailers, GSW currently sends its readership on a shopping spree twice a year, making it the largest coordinated retail event in the German fashion scene.
In 2008, Andrea Ketterer becomes editor-in-chief of GLAMOUR, moving from the post of head copywriter and deputy editor-in-chief.
Moritz von Laffert becomes managing director and publisher of Condé Nast Germany in 2009. In 2012, he adds the title of vice president at Condé Nast International. And since 2013, he has also been in charge of mergers and acquisitions as director of acquisitions and investments.
The international shopping initiative started by VOGUE is now held all over the world. Since 2009, German VOGUE organizes the high-end shopping experience in Berlin and Düsseldorf each year in September.
In 2010, José Redondo-Vega moves from deputy editor to editor-in-chief of GQ.
The myself editorial board honors as "myself darlings" celebrities who have shown excellence in commitment, unusual achievement, or ideas.
In 2011 the first issue of German WIRED is published.
With VOGUE Salon, the magazine offers up-and-coming German designers a stage for their designs. VOGUE Salon is held twice a year during Fashion Week in Berlin, bringing young designers together with German and international retail decision makers as well as fashion celebrities.
AD Choice is first published. An extension of the AD line, the style compendium appears annually and showcases the 500 best furniture designs of the year.
Condé Nast launches ist own business unit for corporate publishing. (Photo: head of Condé Nast Manufaktur, Wolfgang Sander, and Doris Huber)
Working together, the editors-in-chief of Condé Nast's five German magazines develop the single-issue QUINTESSENCE. With a print run of 800,000, it goes on the stands with the December issues of the five magazines.
Nikolaus Röttger becomes editor-in-chief of German WIRED and sets up the editorial office in Berlin.
Tom Junkersdorf becomes editor-in-chief of GQ Gentlemen's Quarterly. Before joining Condé Nast, he worked at the Bauer Media Group, as editor-in-chief overseeing the development and launch of the society weekly People.
Si Newhouse, Chairman Emeritus von Condé Nast, stirbt am 1. Oktober 2017 im Alter von 89 Jahren in New York.
In May 2018, Condé Nast moved its offices to the “OSKAR“, a Richard-Meier-building located close to Odeonsplatz. The office concept and the interior design were developed in an cross-functional planning process by executives and employees in close cooperation with architects from tools.off.architecture in Munich.
Der Redaktionsbetrieb von wired.de wird zum Ende des Jahres 2018 eingestellt
Jessica Peppel-Schulz wird 2019 CEO von Condé Nast Germany.
Im Rahmen des 40. Jubiläums erweitert VOGUE Deutschland ihr Angebot unter dem Label "VOGUE Collection" um Modekollektionen im Premium-Segment. Dazu arbeitet VOGUE mit ausgewählten nationalen Designern, Künstlern und Persönlichkeiten zusammen, die eine enge Verbindung zur Marke haben.Weiter Lesen
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