(Columbia Journalism Review) Bloomberg BusinessWeek is a lot edgier than its predecessor, at least where design is concerned. Sometimes it’s too edgy, like when it takes two minutes to read some headline intentionally designed to be barely legible.

You can particularly see this walk-up-to-the-line philosophy in its covers, which over the last year or so have pushed the line on what’s okay for a respected mass market magazine.

But this week’s BizWeek cover, for a story on the return of bubble behavior to the housing market, is clearly a mistake:

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