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In Miami Beach, the Faena Forum Is to Open in December

Mr. Faena enlisted the Pritzker Prize-winning architect Rem Koolhaas and his Office for Metropolitan Architecture to design the 50,000-square-foot center, at 33rd Street and Collins Avenue; the anticipated cost is $150 million. Continue reading

BitTorrent Launches Sync Pro

Sync is a file sync and share tool based on BitTorrent technology. As it does not use servers, it is up to 16x faster than cloud based services. This makes it ideal to do the heavy lifting for photographers, graphic designers, videographers and others in production roles. It is also more cost efficient, fully private … Continue reading

The Colors of Hayao Miyazaki: Palettes Inspired by Miyazaki’s Movies

created by designer and illustrator Hyo Taek Kim   Totoro, Spirited Away, and The Wind Rises are just a few of Hayao Miyazaki’s noteworthy films that captivate the hearts of viewers worldwide. Inspired by Miyazaki, the creator of childhood dreams, designer Hyo Kim creates “The Colors of,” a collection of color palette posters for ten of Miyazaki’s greatest works.

Managing Corporate Design: Best Practices for In-House Graphic Design Departments

Corporations increasingly view graphic design as a core strategic business competency in a highly competitive climate, and they are challenging their in-house designers to supply far more than a service or support function. Their new role is to provide sound solutions to real-world business pressures. Managing Corporate Design addresses—head-on—these new challenges in a highly practical … Continue reading

Olson Kundig’s Tacoma Art Museum Project

Text by Hannah Martin  l Photography Olson Kundig Architects For the better part of the 19th century, Tacoma, Washington, a port city on Puget Sound just south of Seattle, was the last stop on the Northern Pacific Railroad. Now, AD100 architect Tom Kundig of firm Olson Kundig references the city’s rail-meets-water status in the just-opened 16,000-square-foot … Continue reading

Social Journalism

In January 2015, the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism launched a new Master of Arts in Social Journalism aimed at helping future leaders in news recast journalism as a service that helps communities meet their goals and solve problems, using a wide range of new tools and skills involving relationship-building, data, social media, and business. … Continue reading

Jeff Jarvis: Geeks Bearing Gifts

by Jeff Jarvis     More… I’ve posted two really short chapters from Geeks Bearing Gifts today on Medium: one on curation, one on data. Then I’ll take a break for the holiday and come back with a bigger chapter on rethinking what mobile really means for news. A snippet from the chapter on curation (relevant to … Continue reading

ADC: Damn Good Advice from George Lois

About George Lois Any attempt to understand the Art of Advertising as a serious expression of a man’s creative originality is usually overwhelmed by controversy over morality and ethics. We tend to equate Art with Virtue and Commerce with Sin. According to some critics who try to understand its massive impact on modern living, advertising … 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

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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