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Blast to the Past: Meet Walter Allner

Walter Allner noted designer, typographer and painter was trained at the Bauhaus under Josef Albers, Vasily Kandisky and Joost Schmidt. He also worked for a short time with Otto Neurath, inventor of the Isoype, at the Österreichisches Gesellschafts- und Wirtschaftsmuseum in Vienna. He also worked briefly with Piet Zwart, the influential Dutch typographer. He worked … Continue reading

Meet Boris Bucan

Boris Bucan is regarded as one of the most important artists of the contemporary Croatian art scene. During 40 years of creative activity his works have been exhibited worldwide and have won numerous international and national prizes and awards. At an early stage in his career he already received international acclaim due to his distinctive … Continue reading

Ath­let­ics – design col­lec­tive from New York City

Ath­let­ics is a design col­lec­tive based in New York City. Founded in 2004, they have grown through a com­mit­ment to design inno­va­tion and their abil­ity to work with orga­ni­za­tions large and small to solve the chal­lenges of con­tem­po­rary design and brand-​building. Ath­let­ics part­ners spe­cial­ize in a range of fields, allow­ing the stu­dio to deliver solu­tions larger than any … Continue reading

Meet Andrew J. Nilsen

Andrew J. Nilsen has been the art director at  SF Weekly for the past three years in San Francisco, CA. Early this year Andrew found himself jobless after a change in ownership at the SF Weekly. The former white water rafting guide and flying trapeze instructor plans on pursuing independent design and illustration projects. Andrew’s … Continue reading

How to create great infographic

Plan early and on time. Gather at the table illustrator, graphic artists, editors and journalists who wrote the theme; sketch on paper how you want your theme to be presented; arrange the details and get to work. Remember – simplicity is the key to success. Be sure to come up with a good headline 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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