Zoran Opalic

Around the World: 1997. NY, USA - Design Workshop at the New York School of Visual Arts // 2003. Hamburg, Germany - Mario Garcia Studio - media design,future of print media.// 2004. Innsbruck, Austria - News Desk, News Desk work shop// 2007. NY, USA - Future of Media and New Technology, New York // 2007. Miami, USA - "React to the news in the short term - in the newsroom work flow". More info: January 1st, 2008: madeIN magazine. Occupation or position held: Publisher/Owner Name and address of employer: Dobro Slovo Brace Domany 8, 10000 Zagreb (Croatia) Type of business or sector Publishing (Magazine) Web January 1st, 2001 - December 31st, 2007 Vecernji list daily. Occupation or position held: Art Director Type of business or sector Publishing, Daily Newspaper. Early Years: I have worked on a different creative media projects — Jutarnji list daily (at the time - 1998. new daily newspapers in Croatia), Globus, Studio, HAK, Nova Vjencanja, Auto Plus...
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5 tips for training print reporters to produce quality mobile journalism

By Judd Slivka One of the problems with mobile phones is that they’re so ubiquitous. Oddly, that’s one of the advantages, too. But if you’re trying to convert your newsroom into a group of gatherers, the ubiquity of the phone presents a problem on both the management side and on the reporter side. The crux … Continue reading

Inside Frank Gehry’s Guggenheim Abu Dhabi

Frank Gehry talks about Abu Dhabi Guggenheim The site of the future Guggenheim Abu Dhabi is desolate these days: just arid land and concrete pilings jutting out over a peninsula on Saadiyat Island, north of the city’s urban center here. But in about three years, it is poised to become an international tourist attraction, when … Continue reading

Aston Martin DB10 – Built for Bond

Aston Martin together with EON Productions, the producers of the James Bond film franchise, unveiled Bond’s stunning new car, the Aston Martin DB10, on the 007 stage at Pinewood Studios. Continue reading

Pier 55 Park at Hudson River

The Hudson River Park Trust and the Diller–Von Furstenberg Family Foundation announced plans for a three-acre public green space and outdoor performance venue, Pier 55. The park, devised by British designer Thomas Heatherwick with New York landscape architect Mathews Nielsen, will sit just off Manhattan’s shore, in the Hudson River near 14th Street. Its undulating … Continue reading

IMD Professor Reacts: Mike Wade says EU vs. Google is misguided and politically motivated

    Photo: Fotolia by Michael Wade The European Parliament recently passed a non-binding vote urging anti-trust regulators to break up Google’s various businesses. Europe has had Google in its sights since 2010 and the tech giant has had to deal with privacy issues, the erasing of “right to be forgotten” search results and other … Continue reading

ADC Tomorrow Awards

ADC Tomorrow Awards is an international award show dedicated to discovering, showcasing and awarding creativity that pushes the boundaries of technological innovation. founded in 2010, the awards have quickly become a bellwether of change in the creative communications industries. What makes the Tomorrow Awards unique among other awards and honors is that there are no … Continue reading

MINI and Republic of Fritz Hansen present a new take on the legendary Drop chair

Urban, thrilling, functional – MINI and Danish furniture-makers Republic of Fritz Hansen have made history with their designs. Five years on from their first joint venture – the “MINI Airstream by Fritz Hansen” trailer concept – their second collaboration is to be presented during the blickfang design exhibition in Copenhagen from 15 to 16 November … Continue reading

SPD Cover Page: WIRED, December 2014

Wired is a full-color monthly American magazine, published in both print and online editions, that reports on how emerging technologies affect culture, the economy and politics. Owned by Condé Nast, it is headquartered in San Francisco, California and has been in publication since January 1993. Several spin-offs have been launched including: Wired UK, Wired Italia, … Continue reading

State of the News Industry 2014

  In many ways, 2013 and early 2014 brought a level of energy to the news industry not seen for a long time. Even as challenges of the past several years continue and new ones emerge, the activities this year have created a new sense of optimism – or perhaps hope – for the future … Continue reading

How to redesign 2: Getting to know you

Begin with a frank and comprehensive look at who your readers are. The answer will be the cornerstone of a successful redesign: Who are your readers? What else do they read, what do they watch, how do they spend their time? Why do they read you? What unique information or perspective do you bring to … Continue reading

Aston Martin DB10

Production will be strictly limited to 10 of the bespoke sports cars, developed and built by the designers, engineers and highly skilled craftspeople at Aston Martin’s Gaydon headquarters.

Architect Oscar Niemeyer

"My work is not about form follows function, but form follows beauty or, even better, form follows feminine."

BACK to BASICS: Portraits

Portraits of people are one of the first elements of the photography used in newspapers.

Typography: x-heigh

In typography, x-heigh refers to the heigh of lower case letters without upper or lower parts when compared to capital letters...

Designer George Lois

“I always knew I was the most talented kid in the school, ” says George Lois of his time at Music and Art. “I was lucky to be exposed to the city’s best art education"...

BODY COPY

Newspaper typefaces require a higher legibility then typefaces used for other printed products. Newspaper are printed on a paper of lesser quality under high speed.

How to redesign 1

Good redesign is driven by a deep understanding of the editorial mission of the publication.

Headline on photographs

The eternal dilemma! Dilemma of all editors on the planet Earth – to put or not put the headline or any kind of type in the photo.

Design Facts

Three elements that will greatly help you to understand how readers are observing you.

Typeface: NY Times Magazine

Sunday Magazine is an expansive family of fonts for information in tiny spaces and headlines at large sizes.

Infographics

When, why and whether to use infographic. The basic fact is that infographic refresh the publication, and it contributes to originality of your product.

A well-designed publication

Everything that a well-designed publication must have...

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