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Four Lessons from Four Years of Digital Content Publishing

Although Mag+ as a project has been around since about mid-2009, we count April 3, 2010 as our official launch date, because that’s the day the first iPad was released and the first Mag+ app—Popular Science+—debuted to the public. Four years and some 3,000 apps later, we’ve learned a thing or two about publishing content … 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

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

Create only Once for all Android Devices on Mag+

Mobile Publishing Pioneer Drives Next Wave To Create Android Apps. 4.2 Also Includes Several New iOS, Monetization and Production Tool Workflow Features   Mag+ continues its push to be the most innovative and flexible platform for digital publishing and mobile app development. To address the Android device proliferation, with its myriad of screen sizes, Mag+ … Continue reading

Yankee Publishing Knows How to Make an iPad App

If you’re interested in how to make an iPad app, we have a fantastic example for you from Yankee Publishing Inc. Old Farmers Almanac Monthly Magazine is available on the iPad for anyone interested in gardening, food, weather and those little tidbits that make life so interesting. Millions of readers love the Old Farmer’s Almanac … Continue reading

Mag+ Challenges Publishers to Re-Imagine the Issue

Three Years and 1,000 Apps Later, Touchscreen Publishing Pioneer Offers Four Key Factors for Success in Making Great Apps New York, New York, April 3, 2013—After three years and more than 1,000 touchscreen publication apps, Mag+ and its customers have learned how to unleash the power of this important medium. Contrary to the word of uninformed doomsayers, Mag+ … Continue reading

Mag+ 4.1 – Create Your Interactive Mobile Apps

It has never been easier to create interactive mobile apps. The main things Mag + wanted to accomplish with new release are to 1) extend the creative possibilities with the Mag+ system; and 2) make producing an issue faster and easier. Basically they took a bunch of stuff that required HTML before and built it … Continue reading

Mag+: Unleash the Content; Build Your Dream App Contest

Do you look at magazine and other content apps out there and think “I could do better”? If so, now’s your chance. Mag+ is excited to announce its first ever Unleash the Content; Build Your Dream App contest—a chance for iOS developers to reinvent the future of touchscreen content and build the publishing app of … Continue reading

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

Mag+ Reader Can Now Be Built into Any App

New SDK Allows Digital Publishers, Creative Agencies and App Makers to Build Completely Custom Apps Powered by Mag+ Mag+  introduced its new Mag+ App SDK (Software Development Kit), which opens the Mag+ engine to publishers, agencies and app developers, making it easier than ever to build and deliver fully immersive content and brand experiences to … 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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