Some basic facts about Cabinet
—Cabinet is a quarterly, give or take. The fact that the issues are not time-sensitive means that many stores also carry back issues and sell them on a continuing basis.
—Cabinet's circulation: ca. 9,000 per issue
—Estimated readership: ca. 27,000 (based on the industry standard of three people on average reading each copy)
—Readers include a diverse mix of artists, art professionals, cultural critics, designers, academics, students, and scientists. Institutional subscriptions go to museums like MoMA and the Stedelijk, libraries such as Yale University and the New York Public Library, and to some of the most highly regarded figures working in the fields of art and culture.
—Cabinet is widely distributed in the US at independent bookstores, museum stores, Barnes & Noble, Hudson News, and Universal News. It is also available in ca. thirty countries abroad, including Canada, the UK, Germany, Belgium, Holland, Sweden, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Turkey, Singapore, New Zealand, and Japan.
Advertising Prices (secure until 31 December 2016)
Non-profit, arts-related, and publishing organizations / Commercial entities
Full page: $1,100 / $1,430
1/2 page: $600 / $780
1/4 page: $350 / $460
Inside front cover and inside back cover: $1,500 / $1,950
Back cover: $1,650 / $2,150
Discounts of 10%, 15% and 20% available for packages of 2, 3, and 4 advertisements.
Issue 59 (with a themed section on “The North”
Reservations deadline: 1 February 2016
Materials deadline: 15 February 2016
Shelf life: mid-April 2016 to mid-June 2016
Issue 60 (with a themed section on “Containers”)
Reservations deadline: 15 March 2016
Materials deadline: 1 April 2016
Shelf life: mid-June 2016 to mid-August 2016
Issue 61 (with a themed section on “Calendars”)
Reservations deadline: 15 May 2016
Materials deadline: 1 June 2016
Shelf life: mid-August 2016 to mid-October 2016
Issue 62 (with a themed section on “Milk”)
Reservations deadline: 15 July 2016
Materials deadline: 1 August 2016
Shelf life: mid-October 2016 to mid-December 2016
Issue 63 (with a themed section on “The Desert”)
Reservations deadline: 15 September 2016
Materials deadline: 1 October 2016
Shelf life: mid-December 2016 to mid-February 2017
Issue 64 (with a themed section on “The Nose”)
Reservations deadline: 15 November 2016
Materials deadline: 1 December 2016
Shelf life: mid-February 2017 to mid-April 2017
All ads print 4-color process. Cabinet's trim size is 200 mm wide x 250 mm tall.
Two-page spread (with bleed) 407 mm wide x 257 mm tall (3.5 mm past trim area on each edge)
Full page (with bleed) 207 mm wide x 257 mm tall (3.5 mm past trim area on each edge)
Full page (no bleed) 180 mm wide x 220 mm tall
1/2 page 180 mm wide x 107.5 mm tall
1/4 page 87.5 mm wide x 107.5 mm tall
—Files must be submitted in one of the following formats: High-resolution PDFs (preferred format); Photoshop TIFF; EPS; or in Indesign CS6, Indesign CC, or Illustrator CS6 (or earlier).
—If applicable, please convert all fonts to outlines before you send your ad.
—TIFF/EPS images must be in CMYK. All photographic files should be in TIFF format. Resolution should be 300 pixels/inch.
—Ads can be submitted by emailing us
(12 MB or smaller), uploading to an FTP server (email us for instructions if you'd like to use ours), or through a service such Dropbox. Contact Information
181 Wyckoff Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217, USA
tel: + 1 718 222 8434
fax: + 1 718 222 3700