Ready Media, doing for print design what WordPress templates have done for blogs. Although there are no prices shown for these InDesign templates. You have to ask. Which probably means you can’t afford it.

For the rest of us: a couple of rather American freebie templates for Mac users, of real-world professional magazines, here. And a more Brit-oriented $6 magazine template that seems worth a lot more, here for Windows/CS5/A4 paper ($8 if you use PayPal) — or you can DIY by following the creator’s free tutorial. It’s a beaut. I bought it.

I find that the best body font for POD books and magazines is Williams Caslon Text, part of the
Williams Caslon Complete Family Pack
.