type

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Just like TV Guide

TV Guide Related Fonts: Sans Boomer, Boomer Serif, Quiosco Designed by: Robert Newman, James Reyman, Kate Thompson and Katherine Dillon Boomer Sans Cyrus Highsmith designed Boomer Sans & Boomer Serif as one series to tie the design of AARP The Magazine to AARP The Bulletin and AARP Segunda Juventud. Together the Boomers illustrate the guiding … Continue reading

Recommended Type: Antenna

Recommended for a newspaper. The calm and deliberation of Antenna offers further development to the excitement and mobility that we have come to expect from the hand of Cyrus Highsmith. Beyond the tension of his normal line, Highsmith places a new emphasis on the repeat and variation of counter shapes with the spaces between characters. … Continue reading

Recomended type: Vesta

Vesta (2001) can be used alongside Gulliver, Capitolium or Coranto. It can act as a display face for use with Gulliver or Coranto but can also be used on its own, even in long texts. Sans serifs are still less welcome than seriffed types in the columns of newspapers and periodicals, and certainly in books, … Continue reading

Recommended type – Meta

Category Sans-serif Classification Humanist sans-serif Designer (s) Erik Spiekermann Foundry FSI FontShop International Meta is a sans-serif typeface family designed by Erik Spiekermann originally as a commission for the Deutsche Bundespost (West German Post Office), but later released by Spiekermann himself in 1991. According to Spiekermann, Meta was intended to be a “complete antithesis of … 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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