Zoran Opalic

Professional in design and publishing industry. Conceptualize and orchestrate designs and redesigns that effectively reinforce and build brand images. Proven ability to drive record-high campaign in increasing publication sales and execute successful product launches...
Zoran Opalic has written 458 posts for iNewsDesign

Introducing Watch, a new platform for shows on Facebook

  Watching video on Facebook has the incredible power to connect people, spark conversation, and foster community. On Facebook, videos are discovered through friends and bring communities together. As more and more people enjoy this experience, we’ve learned that people like the serendipity of discovering videos in News Feed, but they also want a dedicated … Continue reading

“I saw the news on Facebook”

Brand attribution when accessing news from distributed environments More consumers are incidentally exposed to content via feeds or recommendation engines. What are the implications for publishers? This shift towards distributed media has been widely documented in Reuters Institute Digital News Report 2017, with the majority of access to websites and apps is now via side-door routes the … Continue reading

What is the purpose of journalism today?

Provocative former director of Danish Broadcasting Corporation discusses how a paradigm shift in news will make journalism meaningful again.

New Book by Steven Heller: Graphic Design Rants and Raves

  Advice and Ruminations of graphic design in the 21st century! GRAPHIC DESIGN RANTS AND RAVES BON MOTS ON PERSUASION, ENTERTAINMENT, EDUCATION, CULTURE, AND PRACTICE by Steven Heller Design is everywhere. Graphic design enters into everything. This is the scope of designer Steven Heller’s latest essay anthology that covers the spectrum of graphic design and … Continue reading

Miami’s Finest: Kube Kreative Agency

CREATIVE STORYTELLERS + COMMUNICATORS Brand Strategy, Social Media, Digital Marketing and Creative Design. Kube Kreative envision companies and brands, and design the products, services and interactive experiences that bring them to life. Kube Kreative team will help organizations build creative culture and the internal systems required to sustain innovation and launch new ventures. From the … Continue reading

Miami Beach: New Plan For 800 Room Convention Center Hotel

Miami Beach planners continue to study the possibility of an 800-room convention center hotel. The new site plan study obtained by TNM calls for the Jackie Gleason Theater to be demolished and rebuilt as part of the hotel project. That would allow for a shorter hotel tower, which some city residents have demanded. A Blue Ribbon steering … Continue reading

Samsung’s Latest TV Is Also An Unexpected Design Masterpiece

Designed by Studio Bourollec, the Serif is perfect for design nerds and small apartment dwellers. Televisions were once built more like furniture than anything else, expected to fit into a home’s decor for decades. But in more recent times, the attention has shifted to the more gadgety aspects of a TV, with new models constantly … Continue reading

Foster + Partners Breaks Ground on a Sleek Office Building in Copenhagen—That Looks Like a Space Ship

TEXT BY KIMBERLY PETERSON PHOTOGRAPHY BY FOSTER + PARTNERS Construction is under way on Ferring Pharmaceuticals’ sleek new Copenhagen headquarters, designed by London-based Foster + Partners. Situated near the Copenhagen International Airport on a prime waterfront location alongside the Øresund strait, the eye-catching glass building will offer views across the water to Sweden’s coastline and … Continue reading

Red Hot Chili Peppers – First Stream in 360 degrees

Telekom presents first 360-degree live stream concert in Germany Red Hot Chili Peppers performing at the Telekom Street Gigs in Berlin Further information and tickets at http://www.telekom-streetgigs.de This has never been done before: the Deutsche Telekom will present the first 360-degree live concert in Germany at the Kraftwerk Berlin on September 6th, 2016. At the … Continue reading

Crazy Stadium Roofs Are Now a Thing. Here Are the Craziest

AFTER YEARS OF maddening rain delays, the U.S. Open finally bit the bullet and installed a gargantuan retractable roof for its prime venue, Arthur Ashe Stadium. The $150 million, 270,400 square foot addition, built over the last three years, consists of two 800-ton, steel framed structures, covered with teflon-coated fiberglass panels, that glide on 27-inch … 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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