Author Archives: Benjamen

About Benjamen

Benjamen Purvis is the Design Director of Runner's World magazine. | Email

Harley Connoisseur

Driving back to work from lunch yesterday, I spotted this awesome old motorcycle being pulled by a GMC Suburban. Without giving it a second thought, I followed the driver for a couple blocks, hoping to pull alongside him and snap … Continue reading

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December Runner’s World Covers

Runner’s World‘s first-ever Readers’ Issue. More TK.

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Now I Just Need 60 D Energizers

Today I picked up these beasts after lugging them to the Lower East Side two weeks ago for their 30-year tuneups. Clockwise from the top, that’s a JVC RC-M70, a Rising 20/20 SRC-2015, and a Japanese model National (Panasonic) ナショナル … Continue reading

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Runner’s World Redesign: Cover

Have a look at the cover of the October 2014 issue of Runner’s World. It has a revised logo, new typefaces and what may be the magazine’s first use of a brick wall as a backdrop. (This image doesn’t really … Continue reading

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Old English Cricket Bats

Earlier today I spotted these at the Timothy Oulton store in ABC Home in NYC. There were probably 30 of them in a barrel, but I picked out these four for their graphics. (Didn’t buy them; just photographed them.)

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