media design

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How to redesign 2: Getting to know you

Begin with a frank and comprehensive look at who your readers are. The answer will be the cornerstone of a successful redesign: Who are your readers? What else do they read, what do they watch, how do they spend their time? Why do they read you? What unique information or perspective do you bring to … Continue reading

Aarron Walter — Learning to Love Humans: Emotional Interface Design

Humans, though cute and cuddly, are not without their flaws, which makes designing for them a challenge. By understanding how the wet, mushy processor works in these hairy little devils, you can design interfaces and web experiences that will have them hopelessly devoted to your brand. Aarron Walter will introduce you to the emotional usability … Continue reading

Trends in News Consumption: 1991-2012, Part 4

Section 4: Demographics and Political Views of News Audiences In general, the regular audiences for most television and print news outlets tend to be older than the public as a whole. Yet there are some notable exceptions. As was the case two years ago, The Colbert Report and The Daily Show have the youngest audiences … Continue reading

Port Magazine

PORT is a global quarterly men’s magazine based in London, merging style with thoughtful, intelligent content. By invoking the lost spirit of high-quality quarterly magazines, together with the most current and engaging of subject matter, PORT is setting a new standard for modern titles. The magazine features essays and profiles from the world’s foremost and … Continue reading

Holy Grail in News Media

I have read the column by David Bornsteins in New York Times today and I have to highlight one sentence: “Journalism is a feedback mechanism to help society self-correct.” You can read a column at: http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/12/20/why-solutions-journalism-matters-too/?ref=opinion I also read research by AP “A New Model for News”, actually I read in the last 8 years a … 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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