In 2009, we see a blend of almost all former elements: a thematic representation of the season (shells and sand) but mixed with text. In this case, it is a list of things to do, a table of contents of what can be found in the pages beyond.
Back to simplicity and fun this year! The editors had special wine labels made to spell the word "Living." Set artfully on a table, the suggestion is that of a free-spirited but elegant party. The white space used in the image provides scale in the most ingenious way. Does anyone have a favourite splash page from years past?