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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

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

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

Movie poster created for Jeff Hays Films

Movie poster I created for Jeff Hays Films. Jeff Hays Films are producing films for over twenty years and is best known for his controversial documentary “FahrenHype 9/11. Jeff Hays Films  produced “On Native Soil,” working as both producer and executive producer. “On Native Soil” received rave reviews from both critics and viewers, culminating in … Continue reading

Richard Branson: You learn by doing and by falling over

Forget the rules, and learn from first-hand experience instead. There’s so much more to be gained from not knowing how to do things the ‘correct’ way, and learning to do them your own way. As our name implies, we were virgins when we entered into business – a bunch of kids learning on the spot. … Continue reading

State of the Art Amazon’s New High-End Kindle Beats Hardcovers

Amazon’s Kindle is a tech-industry miracle. That sounds over-the-top; it’s not. In 2007, when the company first unveiled its e-reader, the device was an expensive ugly duckling whose future looked marginal at best. The first Kindle, which sold for $400 and was made by a company that had no track record in hardware, had a … Continue reading

4 Credibility-Based Logo Design Strategies

Dr. Bill Haig is a pioneer in applying credibility principles in communication persuasion to logo design persuasion and extensions of credibility into all company branding. In the 1960s, Dr. Bill Haig worked with Saul Bass as his logo planning and account manager, working with all client logo accounts for many years. Dr. Haig benefited from … 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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