Zoran Opalic

Professional in design and publishing industry. Conceptualize and orchestrate designs and redesigns that effectively reinforce and build brand images. Proven ability to drive record-high campaign in increasing publication sales and execute successful product launches...
Zoran Opalic has written 428 posts for iNewsDesign

Engineers meet artists: Discover the startup ecosystem in Bristol and Bath

While London is undoubtedly the center of gravity in the British startup and venture ecosystem, there’s plenty of no less fascinating things going on outside the M25 motorway. A good example would be the burgeoning ecosystem in Bristol and Bath, which form part of the so-called Silicon Gorge in the south west of England. The … Continue reading

BBDO Ad: A Mom’s Social Media Post Shatters Lives

A Simple Distraction Leads to Devastating Consquences By Ann-Christine Diaz AT&T’s “It Can Wait” campaign hasn’t pulled any punches in educating cellphone users about the dangers of texting and driving. Previously, the company and BBDO New York tapped director Werner Herzog to document the lives of real people whose lives were shattered by texting-related accidents. … Continue reading

Paul Mason: The end of capitalism has begun…Yes it did – 20 years ago

“Capitalism, it turns out, will not be abolished by forced-march techniques. It will be abolished by creating something more dynamic that exists, at first, almost unseen within the old system, but which will break through, reshaping the economy around new values and behaviours. I call this postcapitalism…”. – Paul Mason Zoran Opalic: Could we call … Continue reading

If you build it, they will come. Become the brand and your own boss

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review sports columnist gives it all up to be his own boss. “In order to do this, you have to be old enough to have the trust of the community,” Kovacevic said.“And you have to be young enough to see what the next waves are [in media].” Dejan Kovacevic seemed to have everything in … Continue reading

Botswana innovation hub

LOCATION / GABORONE, BOTSWANA PHASE / UNDER CONSTRUCTION SIZE / 310,000 SF The Innovation Hub will be an iconic symbol of Botswana’s support for research and development, supporting innovation and entrepreneurship and acting as a nexus for knowledge creation and innovation. The client’s brief was for an iconic yet timeless building which employed the most … Continue reading

SHoP and West 8 Propose “Innovation District” for Miami

SHoP Architects and West 8 have teamed up with developer Michael Simkins to propose a new 10-acre “Innovation District” in Miami‘s Park West neighborhood. If approved, the four-block area would foster the “growth of creative technology industries” within the city and provide “world-class urban amenities” to the surrounding communities. “True innovation today requires the very thing … Continue reading

“Noticiero Telemundo” to Air First-Ever National Newscast Shot on Mobile Devices

Historic “Digital Day” Edition of “Noticiero Telemundo” to Air on Monday, July 6 at 6:30 PM/5:30 C Noticias Telemundo announced today that its award-winning national newscast, “Noticiero Telemundo,” will air a special “Digital Day” edition shot on mobile devices on Monday, July 6 at 6:30 PM/5:30 C. This will mark the first-time on record that … Continue reading

With ‘News Labs’ Google just entered the race to build the future of media

Reuters By Alyson Shontell Tech Jun. 22, 2015 Facebook, Apple, Snapchat, and Twitter are all knee-deep in competition to shape the future of digital news, from article creation to consumption. Now Google is entering the race with “News Lab,” an effort led by Steve Grove to collaborate with entrepreneurs and journalists and “build the future of news.” … Continue reading

Dying dinosaur still knows how to kick

Newspaper Digital Audience By Jim Conaghan, NAA vice president of research & industry analysis Download full PDF of the report Key Facts The digital audience engaged with newspaper content reached a new peak in March 2015, totaling 176 million adult unique visitors. The count is a 10% increase from the 161 million unique visitors measured … Continue reading

Jeff Jarvis: The Pricing Paradox of Information

by Jeff Jarvis This chapter from Geeks Bearing Gifts deals with a fundamental strategic question for the future of news: Why does the information business suck? Does it need to? Yes, it does. Here’s the start of the chapter. You can read the rest here. In Adam Smith’s paradox of value, he wondered why, if … 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.

iNewsDesign

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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