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Engineers meet artists: Discover the startup ecosystem in Bristol and Bath

While London is undoubtedly the center of gravity in the British startup and venture ecosystem, there’s plenty of no less fascinating things going on outside the M25 motorway. A good example would be the burgeoning ecosystem in Bristol and Bath, which form part of the so-called Silicon Gorge in the south west of England. The … Continue reading

Botswana innovation hub

LOCATION / GABORONE, BOTSWANA PHASE / UNDER CONSTRUCTION SIZE / 310,000 SF The Innovation Hub will be an iconic symbol of Botswana’s support for research and development, supporting innovation and entrepreneurship and acting as a nexus for knowledge creation and innovation. The client’s brief was for an iconic yet timeless building which employed the most … Continue reading

SHoP and West 8 Propose “Innovation District” for Miami

SHoP Architects and West 8 have teamed up with developer Michael Simkins to propose a new 10-acre “Innovation District” in Miami‘s Park West neighborhood. If approved, the four-block area would foster the “growth of creative technology industries” within the city and provide “world-class urban amenities” to the surrounding communities. “True innovation today requires the very thing … Continue reading

Look to the past for lessons on the news industry showdown with Facebook

by Rick Edmonds News and commentary this week that leading news organizations are close to striking a deal to publish directly to Facebook’s platform reminds me, and others, of an industry faceoff six years ago with Google. As you may recall, Rupert Murdoch had denounced Google for “stealing” content in its news summaries.  William Dean … Continue reading

RJI: An ethical checklist for robot journalism

by Tom Kent News organizations are experimenting increasingly with robot journalism, using computer programs to transform data into news stories or news stories into multimedia presentations. Most uses of robot journalism have been for fairly formulaic situations: company earnings reports, stock market summaries, earthquake alerts and youth sports stories. But inevitably, news companies will be … Continue reading

RJI: Understanding patterns media use among young adults

By Reynolds Journalism Institute During her 2014-2015 Reynolds Fellowship, Mary Grigsby, a professor of rural sociology at the University of Missouri, is qualitatively examining young careerists’ changing media behaviors and how their motivations and preferences will influence current and future news products and services. She presented preliminary findings at the Missouri/Kansas Associated Press Publishers and … Continue reading

Global Illustrators Join Forces to Teach Us – How to Woo

A group of popular illustrators from around the globe have come together in the name of love…that is, their love for illustration and the art of modern storytelling. Together, these talented artists have created How to Woo, a special digital handbook featuring the “dos and don’ts of the art of courtship.”  Based on creative interpretations of various romantic (and … Continue reading

If you build it, they will come – Squarespace

Whether you want to create a blog, eCommerce store, portfolio, or all of the above, you can express your idea with a website powered bySquarespace elegant yet intuitive platform. Business From goods to services, every business needs a space online to bring in customers. Squarespace gives you full control over your company’s image with beautiful eCommerce … Continue reading

HOW: Top 10 Websites for Designers

By: Adam Ladd Here at HOW, we strive to bring you graphic design inspiration in all its forms, whether that means revealing the creative whys and hows behind noteworthy projects featured in HOW magazine, delivering to you a compelling book or download that inspires top-notch design, or sharing with you the top design websites we come across. This month, HOW art director … 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

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.

iNewsDesign

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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