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SPD: Cover of the Day: Monday Edition

British GQ  December 2013  Creative Director: Paul Solomons Guest Art Director: Damien Hirst Editor: Dylan Jones Photographer: Mariano Vivanco

SPD: Cover of the day

New York, September 16,  2013  Design Director:  Thomas Alberty Photo Editor:  Jody Quon Photographer:  Christopher Anderson   More at SPD

Achtung Baby!

ACHTUNG,  10th Anniversary Issue Editors:  Markus Ebner, Godfrey Deeny Design Director:  Anton Ioukhnovets Photographers: Ralph Mecke (red coat), Alexey Kiselev (black&white) SPD

Sports Illustrated Cover

  The cover of Sports Illustrated this week. The man in that photo is 78-year-old Bill Iffrig. He actually got up and finished the race. Sports Illustrated, April 17, 2013 Creative Director: Chris Hercik Photographer: John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe SPD team spoke with CD Chris Hercik about SI’s powerful cover of Monday’s tragic bombings at the Boston … Continue reading

12/31/2012: Newsweek Shutting Down Print Edition

After 80 years in print, Tina Brown, Newsweek editor-in-chief has announced that the magazine’s last  issue will be published December 31, 2012. Newsweek announcement: We are announcing this morning an important development at Newsweek and The Daily Beast. Newsweek will transition to an all-digital format in early 2013. As part of this transition, the last print edition in … Continue reading

Arthur Hochstein: Daily Magazine Covers at the Political Conventions

Bloomberg Insider was a 32-page, large format daily magazine produced for the Republican and Democratic National Conventions in late August and early September. An old school, print-only publication, it was distributed at the convention halls in Tampa and Charlotte, as well as in area hotels and kiosks, and in Washington, D.C. Hochstein’s assignment was to … Continue reading

USA Today newspaper redesign

USA Today print edition is redesigned. New design was introduced on September 14th. And as newspapers explained: “USA TODAY’s new logo – a large circle in colors corresponding to the sections — will be an infographic that changes with the news, containing a photo or image that represents key stories of the day.”  Good luck. … Continue reading

Reinventing great covers in the digital ages

Nowadays,the pressure to create the digital magazine that will pop out in a digital stand it seams to become a huge challenge for designers just like it was for designers back in the 60’s and 70’s when competition started to grow rapidly. Issue of Time magazine with the breast-feeding cover was the best selling issue … Continue reading

Cover page problems

One of the biggest problems that you may face creating the front page is the lack of visual factors that would be central element of the page and its anchorage. The fact is that the photography or some other visual element must be at least three times larger than any other element on the cover … Continue reading

Front page

Cover page, magazine Wired First and most important fact – cover pages are not to be studied, you need to respond to them. The time that readers spend on the cover page is shorter and shorter, and if your sell is based on the daily struggle for readers – then your cover page should be … 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"...


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.


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...