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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

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

Africa’s Capital of Cool

  During the late 1950s and the early 1960s most countries of Sub-Saharan Africa gained their independence. Architecture became one of the principal means with which the young nations expressed their national identity. Parliament buildings, central banks, stadiums, conference centers, universities and independence memorials were constructed, often featuring heroic and daring designs. Modern and futuristic … Continue reading

Volvo Pays Tribute to Zlatan Ibrahamovic in a Moving Farewell

By Alexandra Jardine As iconic player Zlatan Ibrahamovic bows out from international soccer and the Swedish team, Volvo pays tribute to him in an emotive spot out of Forsman & Bondenfors. The brand, which prior to the Euro 2016 kick-off ran an ad detailing Ibrahamovic’s journey from humble beginnings, now shows him making an emotional … Continue reading

Steven Heller: Bosnia and Herzegovina Style

By: Steven Heller You may not have noticed, but very little has been written about the graphic, industrial and architectural design of Bosnia and Herzegovina, once a spoke in the Yugoslav nation. Sarajevo-based designer and professor of industrial design Asim Đelilović just published Museum in Exile, a brand new history of this hot-button region. Limited … Continue reading

SPD Amazon Store

The elves at SPD are back and have been busy once again to celebrate the season. They have created a whole new list to help you find that perfect present for your favorite art director, photo editor, illustrator, photographer, or creative person. We’ve made an Amazon store for one stop shopping on all these great … Continue reading

Mirko Ilić and Steven Heller presenting Shakespeare – 1.100 Posters from Around the World

Presenting Shakespeare:  1,100 Posters from Around the World is co-authored by Mirko Ilić and Steven Heller, with preface by Julie Taymor. A skull held aloft, a lovesick donkey, a bloodied dagger—these familiar icons are instantly recognizable shorthand for the plays of William Shakespeare. In the four hundred years since his death, the Bard of Avon’s … Continue reading

BMW DV100 made in Brooklyn

Few things are as universally recognized as badass as a finely crafted, vintage motorcycle. Now make that bike a BMW and strip it down to its pure essentials, then build it back up with custom components and leather details, and you’ve got something so damn cool it’s borderline illegal. That is this, the DV 100 … Continue reading

Mihajlo Arsovski’s design for Arsen Dedić, “Čovjek kao ja” LP in MoMA

Mihajlo Arsovski, Photography by Zvonimir Golob Album cover for Arsen Dedić, Čovjek kao ja 1969 Location MoMA, New York Dimensions12 1/4 × 12 1/4″ (31.1 × 31.1 cm) Credit Gift of Mirko Ilić Object number: 854.2015 Copyright: 2015 Mirko Ilić Department: Architecture and Design   Read More…

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.

iNewsDesign

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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