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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

“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

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

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

Top Car Designers Critique Google’s Self-Driving Car

What do some of the best designers think of the car with an actual smiley face on the front? We talk to former design chiefs at BMW, McLaren, and Mazda to find out. Google’s self-driving car isn’t just unconventional in the fact that it drives itself: it’s an extremely unusual design, more reminiscent of micro-cars … Continue reading

PressFoto Introduces ImageRent – Stock Image Rental for as Low as One Penny

Royalty-free stock image innovator, PressFoto, announced ImageRent, a new service that makes more than three million stock photos immediately available for commercial, editorial or personal use online at a minimal cost – in many cases as low as a single penny. Rather than purchasing the images outright, customers pay a “rental fee” for the rights 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"...


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.


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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