Rebecca Lack was briefly Commodore Format‘s editor during 1995. The somewhat dry style guide featured in our first two scans here was sent out to freelancers at the start of her short stint (scan credits: Andy Roberts).
The remaining scans are from Future – and its distributer, COMAG’s – market research from 1993. It’s good stuff for magazine nerds: all sorts of things are there about eye catching cover phrases and even what colours to use. Apparently, green isn’t a thing. Finally, you’ll find Future Publishing’s 10 Golden Rules for making a magazine. CF