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Richard Branson on Growing Your Business by Building a Community

  by Richard Branson When you’re launching a startup, one of your first tasks is to identify potential customers and learn about their needs. This may seem very different from the goals I have described in previous columns about defining your business’s greater purpose and helping to tackle some of the big problems our society … Continue reading

Raju Narisetti’s Top 9 Challenges Facing Journalism

By Maryanne Reed With more and more people consuming news digitally, the future of journalism has never been brighter.  But journalists of the future will face a number of challenges, according to Raju Narisetti, senior vice president and deputy head of strategy at the new News Corporation. Narisetti recently shared his predictions about the future … Continue reading

Richard Branson: Business is simply an idea to make other people’s lives better.

How it all began. Click on image to play the video Ever wondered how the Virgin founder got his big break? In this exclusive Business Insider interview Richard Branson explains how he started from the bottom…

Wired: We Asked Three World-Class Architects to Go Crazy With Legos

By Kyle VANHEMERT Photo Gregory REID When you open the Lego Architecture Studio set you’ll find 1,200 white and translucent bricks. What you won’t find are instructions for what to do with them. Instead, the set includes a 200-page guidebook filled with architectural concepts, Lego exercises, and insights from several renowned firms–all intended to give … Continue reading

Art Car: The Peugeot 2008 painted with “Firebird” from Boris Bućan: an art-car for a humanitarian project

  The Peugeot 2008 painted with “Firebird” from Boris Bućan: an art-car for a humanitarian project Peugeot Croatia has for the second year in a row launched a humanitarian project wherebya car is made available to an artist, who turns it into a work of art. The unique vehicleis then sold and the proceeds are … Continue reading

Richard Branson on The Art of Asking For Advice

Editor’s Note: Entrepreneur Richard Branson regularly shares his business experience and advice with readers. Ask him a question and your query might be the inspiration for a future column. (photo: virgin.com) Q: When you got started in business, did you have any clue about how to structure a corporation, allocate assets, and so on? Do … Continue reading

Richard Branson: How I Hire

There is nothing more important for a business than hiring the right team. If you get the perfect mix of people working for your company, you have a far greater chance of success. However, the best person for the job doesn’t always walk right through your door. The first thing to look for when searching … Continue reading

Kimberly Witham’s photos

At first glance, Kimberly Witham’s photos in her Domestic Arrangements series are pleasant to look at, just like the idealized designs they’re meant to critique. They’re bright, colorful and nicely arranged. Then you see the roadkill. “I’m trying to create images which are simultaneously seductively beautiful and completely disturbing,” says Witham, who lives in New … Continue reading

Guggenheim: Abu Dhabi – New York

The new Guggenheim Abu Dhabi will be located in the Cultural District of Saadiyat Island in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Designed by internationally renowned architect Frank Gehry, the 450,000-square-foot museum will house its own major modern and contemporary art collection and present special exhibitions that will include works from … Continue reading

Richard Branson: Mother Nature, the original entrepreneur

by Richard Branson Since I was a young boy, I’ve been captivated by everything we find living and growing on our planet. We know that without healthy natural ecosystems and biodiversity there would be no life, and of course no business. We rely on our natural assets, balanced carbon cycles, and diverse plant and animal … Continue reading

BACK to BASICS: Portraits

Portraits of people are one of the first elements of the photography used in newspapers.

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.

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...

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.

Get to know your readers

We have moved from a solid to a fluid phase of modernity, in which nothing keeps its shape, and social forms are constantly changing at great speed...

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"...

A well-designed publication

Everything that a well-designed publication must have...

Design Theory

There is no design theory and definition. There are only basic principles that are the base for recording designers ideas and imagination on the paper, tablet or your web.

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