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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

Mag+: Digital Magazine Device and Issue Compatibility

Mag+ is a custom digital design solution, which means we offer InDesign templates for a number of different devices, allowing you to create pixel-perfect designs for any number of screens. However, in many cases, a MIB (Mag+ issue Bundle) created at one size can be read by another device with a different size screen. This … Continue reading

How to design fixed layout EPUB

Learn how to make an eBook with rich imagery and elaborate layout that looks just like the InDesign document without writing code. Click photo to see video at Adobe TV. What do I need? Get files Sample files to practice with (ZIP, 154 MB) Get PDF InDesign cheat sheet Create a highly visual eBook and … Continue reading

10 Platforms for Building Mobile Apps

by Grace Smith If you’ve ever wanted to build an app for your business, blog, product or service, but the heavy investment of both time and money put you off, you’re not alone. The good news is that entering the mobile market no longer necessarily requires thousands of dollars and months of work. There are … Continue reading

Mag+ 5.0 Helps Content Owners Create Mobile Apps That Deeply Engage Users

New York, January 29, 2014—Mag+ today released version 5.0 of its platform for creating mobile applications for touchscreen devices. All the robust changes in Mag+ 5.0 focus on helping clients to better engage their users, bolster conversions and increase sales.  Offering a richer in-app storefront and real-time newsfeed, new marketing tools and more, Mag+ continues … Continue reading

New York Times redesign points to future of online publishing

The redesign The last time The New York Times embarked on a wholesale redesign of its Web site, in 2006, the iPhone wasn’t on the market. Tablets like the iPad were still years away. So the new design that The Times is unveiling Wednesday is generating much interest within the journalism industry, both for what … Continue reading

Why she hates reading Ebooks?

by Ellen Harvey I stumbled across an article on The Guardian‘s website this morning reporting that young adults aged 16 to 24 still prefer print books over ebooks. The two reasons that dominate this preference are the high price of ebooks (apparently, only 8% of young adults surveyed think ebooks are reasonably priced) and the … 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…

Mag+ Announces InDesign CC Compatibility

The new version includes an InDesign CC plug-in. It also includes a new script that automates the conversion of PDF files into Mag+ InDesign files as and refinements to analytics tools. Download  Mag+ 4.4 Mag+ announced version 4.4 of its digital publishing and mobile app platform. The new versionincludes an InDesign CC plug-in. It also … Continue reading

A Window Into the Near Future

Agency: Kirshenbaum Bond Senecal + Partners   The BMW i Window into the Near Future turned a street-level window into a digital reflection of New York City traffic, transforming passing cars into upcoming BMW i3 and i8 vehicles. The upcoming BMW i vehicles are very futuristic looking. But amazingly, they’ll be seen on the road … 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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