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William Wegman shoots Bloomberg Pursuits Holiday Gift Guide

For the holiday issue of Bloomberg Pursuits, online today, legendary photographer William Wegman ingeniously poses his signature Weimaraners with the best gifts of the season. Wegman has been photographing his Weimaraners since the 1970s, and they’ve appeared everywhere from MoMA to Sesame Street. For Pursuits, Wegman dresses his adorable canine co-conspirators, Flo and Topper, in … Continue reading

Around the World with the Colors of Cities

From fast-paced metropolitan cities to beach towns outlined by oceans and palm trees, each city possesses its own character and charm. Designer and Illustrator Hyo Taek Kim creates The Colors of Cities, a 10-city series including Amsterdam, New York, Paris, Phuket, London, Los Angeles, São Paulo, Seoul, Shanghai and Tokyo. Each poster illustrates the colorful … Continue reading – You perfict book cover

You shouldn’t judge a book by its cover – but your readers certainly will. If your book doesn’t look great on the outside, people are going to be much less likely to take a peek inside. Make sure that you have the best cover for your book and there is a perfect place to find … Continue reading

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

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.

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

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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