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...
Zoran Opalic has written 390 posts for iNewsDesign

Gretchen Smelter – First 60 days at Women’s Health

BY JUSTIN MILLER    It’s been almost three months since the well-accomplished designer and creative director Gretchen Smelter began her role at Women’s Health.  Smelter transitions from House Beautiful, where she was the design director since 2012, and before Beautiful she served as the Group Creative Director of Edipresse Asia, Creative Director of Brides (where she was heavily involved with … Continue reading

HAKUHODO Kettle Inc. for Yahoo Japan: Hands on search!

Yahoo invented “Hands On Search”, which is a tangible search through the combination of the searchengine and a 3D printer. Hands On Search turns a spoken word into a real physical object and makes imagination real. We offered this first to people who need “sense of touch” the most – the visually impaired. This project … Continue reading

Wired: Jerry Seinfeld on How to Not Be a Jerk in the Digital Age

As technology pioneers, we are inundated with new gadgets, services, apps, messaging, games, and media. We’re dosing, vaping, and Lyfting. And that means there are new rules for how to behave. Is it OK to answer an email during dinner? Is Google Glass ever cool? We got some help from Jerry Seinfeld, keen observer of … Continue reading

Street Photographer

Being a street photographer is a bit like conducting a drunk symphony: You must make order of chaos. Only a few photographers do it well, and many of them appear in Cheryl Dunn’s film, Everybody Street, which chronicles the street photography of New York City. Dunn chose New York because it always has been at the center of … Continue reading

Infographic: State of modern creativity

Finally, an infographic that understands. Nod along (and feel vindicated) as you peruse the stats you’ve long felt to be true but never seen proven with cold, hard data. If you’re a creative, this one’s for you. (Read More…)

RIP: Mitch Shostak, 1950-2014

 Mitch Shostak passed away on June 25; he was 63. Mitch was an art director for American Express, IBM, Money, The New York Times, People, BusinessWeek, Scholastic, and Sports Illustrated. He moved to San Francisco in 1991 to work as art director of PC World. In 1993 Mitch returned to New York City and established … Continue reading

How to design fixed layout EPUB

Learn how to make an eBook with rich imagery and elaborate layout that looks just like the InDesign document without writing code. Click photo to see video at Adobe TV. What do I need? Get files Sample files to practice with (ZIP, 154 MB) Get PDF InDesign cheat sheet Create a highly visual eBook and … Continue reading

New fonts from TypeTogether and Rui Abreu

  We are thrilled to announce a full shelf of new releases at Typekit today. You can now get your hands on new fonts, extended families, and added desktop availability from two longtime Typekit foundry partners: TypeTogether and Rui Abreu. Let’s get to it.   The lovely Essay Text by Stefan Ellmer is a serif … Continue reading

The New York Times Launches NYT Opinion

New Subscription Product Offers Continuous Updates on Compelling Commentary and Perspective for $6 Every Four Weeks The New York Times is to offer a new cut-price internet subscription to users who don’t want to access the full contents of the paper in a change reflecting the “Grey Lady’s” new digital strategy. The mobile subscription will … Continue reading

Developers, media specialists ‘Hack the Future of Journalism’

  Tool incentivizing quality reporting wins top prize Nearly 80 programmers, news executives and community activists teamed up May 31 and June 1 at San Francisco’s KQED Public Media to hack products designed to improve journalism. Incentivizr, which lets paid digital media subscribers allocate a bit of that money directly to the producers of their … Continue reading

BACK to BASICS: Portraits

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

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.

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...

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.

Get to know your readers

We have moved from a solid to a fluid phase of modernity, in which nothing keeps its shape, and social forms are constantly changing at great speed...

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"...

A well-designed publication

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

Design Theory

There is no design theory and definition. There are only basic principles that are the base for recording designers ideas and imagination on the paper, tablet or your web.

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