new media

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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

Digital Publishing Suite by Adobe

Over 25 Million Digital Issues Delivered to Date, 120,000 Downloads Every Day Video: Digital Publishing Suite Adobe announced new features for Adobe Digital Publishing Suite (DPS) that will allow media companies and corporate publishers to deliver unparalleled reach and monetize their unique content in new ways. Among the new features are Content Viewer for iPhone, … Continue reading

Launch of Marie Claire Maison app brings the beauty of Mag+ to Iconic French Publisher

For 75 years, Marie Claire has been synonymous with aspirational French style. This month, the first digital tablet edition of its acclaimed interiors title Marie Claire Maison launches using Mag+. Not only is this spring edition a significant initiative for the French Publisher Marie Claire Group, it also marks an important first for Mag+, as … Continue reading

Recommended type: Numbers

The world is filled with recognizable and unique numbers that have never been available as fonts — until now. Every year, Pentagram chooses twelve beloved typefaces for its iconic Pentagram Calendar. Traditionally, the calendar features works by typographers past and present, from timeless standards like Garamond and Bodoni to modern classics such as Knockout and … Continue reading

Project madeIN (USA) – About

A. About the Project madeIN (USA).  madeIN USA. New American Dream. “The world is very different now. For man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of  human poverty and all forms of human life. And yet the same revolutionary beliefs for which our forebears fought are still at issue around … 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

How to redesign 2: Getting to know you

New York Times Magazine redesign 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 … Continue reading

10 steps to better legibility for 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. 1. Great newspaper body copy typeface.  Serif typeface is easier to read then sans serif font. 2. The right size. Don’t go under 9 pt. As a basic rule this … Continue reading

Who, What, Where, When, How, and Why by Teacher’s Pet

Sometimes, more valuable information about news media we can find in a “Teacher’s Pet”, movie with Clark Gable and Doris Day from 1958 than in many researches that a published in the last few years. And I’m not kidding. The lessons from the movie: If you want to sell newspapers tomorrow – lie, if you … 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

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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