magazine design

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How to redesign 2: Getting to know you

Begin with a frank and comprehensive look at who your readers are. The answer will be the cornerstone of a successful redesign: Who are your readers? What else do they read, what do they watch, how do they spend their time? Why do they read you? What unique information or perspective do you bring to … Continue reading

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Meet Davor Pavelić

Davor Pavelić is an illustrator with a diverse interest in the field of illustrations; from advertising and editorial to children’s illustration. His first choice is the editorial illustration, where he can conceptualize and develop ideas  on various topics and find the best way to capture the essence of the article or theme he illustrates. His style … Continue reading

Blast to the Past: Meet Walter Allner

Walter Allner noted designer, typographer and painter was trained at the Bauhaus under Josef Albers, Vasily Kandisky and Joost Schmidt. He also worked for a short time with Otto Neurath, inventor of the Isoype, at the Österreichisches Gesellschafts- und Wirtschaftsmuseum in Vienna. He also worked briefly with Piet Zwart, the influential Dutch typographer. He worked … Continue reading

What’s the most amazing way to do it?

Don’t think what’s the cheapest way to do it or what’s the fastest way to do it. Think ‘what’s the most amazing way to do it?’ By Richard Branson. Founder of Virgin Group

Ath­let­ics – design col­lec­tive from New York City

Ath­let­ics is a design col­lec­tive based in New York City. Founded in 2004, they have grown through a com­mit­ment to design inno­va­tion and their abil­ity to work with orga­ni­za­tions large and small to solve the chal­lenges of con­tem­po­rary design and brand-​building. Ath­let­ics part­ners spe­cial­ize in a range of fields, allow­ing the stu­dio to deliver solu­tions larger than any … Continue reading

Meet Andrew J. Nilsen

Andrew J. Nilsen has been the art director at  SF Weekly for the past three years in San Francisco, CA. Early this year Andrew found himself jobless after a change in ownership at the SF Weekly. The former white water rafting guide and flying trapeze instructor plans on pursuing independent design and illustration projects. Andrew’s … Continue reading

45 Brilliant High Quality Free Fonts To Boost Your Designs

In this collection, you’ll find some of the best free and high-quality sans serif fonts for clean and professional designs that you can download on the web. Rex Free Font Rex is a font family with three weights – light, bold and bold inline – that was designed to create unique titles on the fly. … Continue reading

Five quick questions with photographer Toby Burrows

Photographer Toby Burrows studied painting and photography at Sydney College of the Arts before leaving for London in 1991. It was whilst managing Europe’s largest photographic studio complex, Holborn Studios – London, that Toby’s passion for photography grew. For a period of four years he was fortunate to work alongside photographers such as David Bailey … Continue reading

News Design: Interest in Foreign News Declines

Overview Public interest in foreign news stories has been modest so far this year, in stark contrast to 2011 when several overseas news stories, from the Japanese tsunami and nuclear disaster to the “Arab spring,” attracted substantial attention. The latest weekly News Interest Index, conducted May 31 to June 2 among 1,012 adults, is fairly … 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...