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Open Letter from Mathias Döpfner, CEO of Axel Springer to Google’s Eric Schmidt

The following is a remarkably nuanced letter from the head of one of Europe’s largest publishers recognizing that the grossly unequal balance of power is a problem that needs to be understood and confronted. An open letter to Eric Schmidt from Mathias Döpfner Dear Eric Schmidt,In your text “Die Chancen des Wachstums”(“The Opportunities forGrowth”) in … 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

Tools of the trade: Mobile Journalism Reporting by RJI

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How to create your first app for the iPhone

  If you’ve ever wondered how creating an app for the iPhone (3GS/4/4S/5) works, here is a free webinar for you! We will walk you through how to use our free tools to create your first pages and make your first app. Who should attend? All current users of Mag+ Anyone interested in digital publishing … Continue reading

Programming for Non-Geeks: Publishing Multimedia on the Web

POYNTER. NEWS UNIVERSITY This upcoming Webinar will be broadcast on: Wednesday, December 05, 2012 at 2:00pm Eastern Time Enroll Now ou’ve spent hours producing your latest multimedia masterpiece — an infographic, video documentary or audio interview — and you’re ready to publish it.Now what? Getting multimedia content from your desktop to the Web is not … Continue reading

Coca-Cola turns corporate site into digital magazine

This blog deals with the integration of digital media in the marketing strategy of one of the most popular brands worldwide – Coca Cola. Thus, Coca –Cola has recently launched an interactive digital magazine called ‘Coca-Cola Journey’. According to this article, this effort is part of the company’s multi-year, multi-million-dollar investment in its content publishing … Continue reading

Web/mobile design using Adobe’s CS6

New digital publishing platform: Step by step tutorials Jeff Goertzen, one of the industry’s top designers (USA Today, Denver Post, Orange County Register), has graciously agreed to share his tutorials on how to use the recently released Adobe publishing platform (CS6) to produce mobile content — without native apps or HTML5 Web apps. Jeff recently … Continue reading

Meet Robert Wong, Google Creative Lab

ROBERT WONG Chief Creative Officer of Google Creative Lab Chief Creative Officer of Google Creative Labs, Robert Wong was born Chinese, grew up Dutch, was Canadian, and is now American. While practicing accounting in Toronto, he woke up one day, flew to New York, and became a graphic designer instead. Since then, he has had … Continue reading

Twitter Creator Believes You’re More Than Just a ‘User’

What’s in a word? A lot according to Jack Dorsey, the CEO of mobile-payments company Square. Dorsey, who also help create Twitter, believes that the technology industry needs to reconsider the word user and find something less “derogatory” to refer to people that use its products and services. As he points out, the word user … Continue reading

Innovation in web design by USA Today

More or less all news websites look alike. At least in their construction. It was just a matter of time when some media will start to experiment with their website design. USA Today are the first news media that created something new in the website world. It will be interesting to see how brave will … 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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