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State of the News Industry 2014

  In many ways, 2013 and early 2014 brought a level of energy to the news industry not seen for a long time. Even as challenges of the past several years continue and new ones emerge, the activities this year have created a new sense of optimism – or perhaps hope – for the future … Continue reading

New F.D.A. Nutrition Labels Would Make ‘Serving Sizes’ Reflect Actual Servings

The Food and Drug Administration for the first time in two decades will propose major changes to nutrition labels on food packages, putting calorie counts in large type and adjusting portion sizes to reflect how much Americans actually eat. It would be the first significant redrawing of the nutrition information on food labels since the … Continue reading

New York Times redesign points to future of online publishing

The redesign The last time The New York Times embarked on a wholesale redesign of its Web site, in 2006, the iPhone wasn’t on the market. Tablets like the iPad were still years away. So the new design that The Times is unveiling Wednesday is generating much interest within the journalism industry, both for what … Continue reading

Meet Gail Bichler

Gail Bichler Art Director, The New York Times Magazine   Gail began her career at Chicago based Studio Blue, a small design group that specializes in creating art books. She later founded Gail Bichler Design, a studio catering to museum and publishing clients, and taught at Minneapolis College of Art and Design. In 2004, Gail … Continue reading

With new tablet Web app, New York Times may avoid Apple’s fees

App.NYTimes.com If you are a Times subscriber you can now access its content on your iPad through the main NYTimes for iPad app, The Collection fashion and style app, the Flipboard app, plain old nytimes.com in the Safari browser, the experimental Skimmer Web app and now the new tablet Web app at App.NYTimes.com. Where does the … Continue reading

Cover of Sunday’s Times Magazine

Venus and Serena Williams are on the cover of Sunday’s Times Magazine. You can read John Jeremiah Sullivan’s profile of the sisters online now: http://nyti.ms/St27tO. (Photo Credit: Damon Winter/The New York Times) Fifteen years after the Williams sisters’ first U.S. Open, Venus shares an early key to their success in tennis: “Belief and training. That … Continue reading

Top 100 Apps in the iPad’s Newsstand

iPads are often heralded as the future of newspapers and magazines, which may very well be true, but be sure to remember that journalism in tablet-form is still pretty young. Case in point: news apps on the iPad still make a fraction of the revenue that print circulation does. According to app analytics company Distimo, “more … Continue reading

Get Nook free with subscription to The New York Times

Receive a new NOOK Simple Touch from Barnes & Noble FREE with a 1 year subscription to the New York Times between 1/9/2012 and 3/9/2012. The monthly subscription price for the New York Times is $19.99. The 1-year subscription will be billed in 12 monthly installments to the active credit card linked to the B&N … Continue reading

Where do tablets fit in your news media future?

Apple, with the iPad defined an entirely new category of electronic media. They have more in common with nearly instant on/off consumer appliances, smartphones, and e-readers than with technically challenging personal computers, netbooks, and pen-based tablet PCs. Media tablets also appear to have more in common with print media, which is why they have generated … 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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