This design reminds me of a magazine, which it what it is for. I like that they manage to maintain the magazine look without shoving a bunch of colors and text into your face. Though I do think that they could have avoided designing in the gutter.
The Olympics Issue: The peerless swimmer Katie Ledecky; a photo essay of Olympians and their heroes; the sprinter Justin Gatlin’s comeback; how Boston’s citizens fought to reject their city’s bid; and 10 writers on their memories of Games past.
P Magazine by Ossian Veronese, via Behance // Numbers on geometric images give a visual explanation of what students will find on each page. By changing the shapes this would be a really interesting table of contents
This masthead is very bright bright and vivid, drawing attention to it immidietly, even thøugh it is mostly on a white background. The block at the start makes this masthead very modernized as well as the bold block type is nice