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45 Brilliant High Quality Free Fonts To Boost Your Designs

In this collection, you’ll find some of the best free and high-quality sans serif fonts for clean and professional designs that you can download on the web. Rex Free Font Rex is a font family with three weights – light, bold and bold inline – that was designed to create unique titles on the fly. … 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 Fernanda Romano, Chief Creative Officer and Partner, Naked

Fernanda Romano was born in São Paulo in Brazil and has a degree in Business Management with an emphasis in Public Administration from EAESP – Fundação Getúlio Vargas. She started her life in advertising at Carillo Pastore Euro RSCG in São Paulo and worked for several internet companies before joining DM9DDB early in 2002. She … Continue reading

Meet Norman Foster

Norman Foster is the Founder and Chairman of Foster + Partners. He was born in Manchester in 1935. After graduating from Manchester University School of Architecture and City Planning in 1961 he won a Henry Fellowship to Yale University, where he gained a Master’s Degree in Architecture. In 1963 he co-founded Team 4 and in … Continue reading

Layout – Lay it all out

Let’s make one thing clear. A readers does not make an impression on print or digital magazine, web or newspaper design by looking at the construction of the page, photography or any other element that are part of design. Readers will make a judgment based on overall impression – they are not designers or editors, … Continue reading

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. Basic principles that you need to “take care” of: Design a publication that is user friendly:  easy to read, easy to “move” around, with clear, readable … Continue reading

A well-designed publication must have

A Back to Basics A minimum three strong stories (high-performance emotions); At least one  “beautiful” picture that will tell a story in 10 seconds; List of what I need to know and I can find in the newspaper/magazine; List of what I should know if I have extra five minutes; Something that will make me … Continue reading

Design and Tradition it is. Jeremy Clarkson and Riva.

Jeremy Clarkson about Riva’s passion and creation. 1842. Lake d’Iseo. A sudden storm wreaks what appears to be irreparable havoc: damaged boats, disheartened fishermen with no means with which to work. But a skilled young carpenter, newly arrived in the area from Laglio on Lake Como, accomplishes a miracle, managing to repair most of the … Continue reading

Winner of Mag+ creativity contest – MILK by Natasha Mead

Congratulations to 21-year-old, Natasha Mead from New Zealand who’s contest entry, MILK, got 4854 publicvotes in the finale of Mag+ first ever creatvity contest. Natasha is now the lucky winner of a $2500 deal to launch her digital concept MILK on iPad using Mag+ tablet publishing software. MILK features six to nine new and easy-to-follow … Continue reading

How to redesign 1

An effective redesign makes the most of the resources you have to connect with the reader. Design that reaches readers is not just good for the prestige of a publication – in a world where staffs are shrinking and readers have a growing number of choices in print and online, it’s a good investment for … 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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