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.
anna-vital: “ How To Think Visually Using Visual Analogies Most research in cognitive science explores how we see things but little research is done on how we understand what we see. Understanding is the ultimate test of how good your visualization.