The Genesis of Planet Hillary

Megan Garber reports on how the NYT Mag created its freaky "Planet Hillary" cover.

'I asked Duplessis whether he and his team considered the image's meme potential as they designed the magazine's cosmic cover. "Social media is something we always think about," he replied, "but the concept for this particular cover was more of a gut reaction to the working language." The addition of the universe-y copy ("The Chelsea Quasar," etc.) took the cover, Duplessis notes, "to new heights."'

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