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Newspaper publishers remain optimistic about future of their industry

Despite sharp revenue declines over the last five years, publishers of U.S. daily newspapers remain optimistic about the future of their industry. After a year marked by solid growth in mobile products and a proliferation of paid content models, an overwhelming majority of publishers in a recent survey — 69 percent — expressed optimism about … Continue reading

How much do newspapers think their audiences are worth?

How valuable are newspaper readers online and in print? We thought: why not look at the prices. We took a look at the advertised rates for online and print ads across seven UK national newspapers using their own freely available rate cards – with a little help from paidContent’s Robert Andrews’ piece on online CPMs … Continue reading

News Design: Press Widely Criticized, But Trusted More than Other Information Sources

Views of the News Media: 1985 – 2011 Overview Negative opinions about the performance of news organizations now equal or surpass all-time highs on nine of 12 core measures the Pew Research Center has been tracking since 1985. However, these bleak findings are put into some perspective by the fact that news organizations are more … Continue reading

Layout – Lay it all out

Let’s make one thing clear. A readers does not make an impression on print or digital magazine, web or newspaper design by looking at the construction of the page, photography or any other element that are part of design. Readers will make a judgment based on overall impression – they are not designers or editors, … Continue reading

A well-designed publication must have

A Back to Basics A minimum three strong stories (high-performance emotions); At least one  “beautiful” picture that will tell a story in 10 seconds; List of what I need to know and I can find in the newspaper/magazine; List of what I should know if I have extra five minutes; Something that will make me … Continue reading

Newspaper readers like local content, study reminds

Some competing media are heralding the end of newspapers, but, as a famous print journalist, Mark Twain, once mused, “News of my demise is greatly exaggerated.” A University of Missouri study debunks most of the negative talk about newspapers and shows they remain prime information sources. That is according to a study by the Reynolds … Continue reading

Who, What, Where, When, How, and Why by Teacher’s Pet

Sometimes, more valuable information about news media we can find in a “Teacher’s Pet”, movie with Clark Gable and Doris Day from 1958 than in many researches that a published in the last few years. And I’m not kidding. The lessons from the movie: If you want to sell newspapers tomorrow – lie, if you … Continue reading

How to redesign 1

An effective redesign makes the most of the resources you have to connect with the reader. Design that reaches readers is not just good for the prestige of a publication – in a world where staffs are shrinking and readers have a growing number of choices in social media, old media (print) and online, it’s … Continue reading

Transparent thinking lands HSBC the Telegraph front page

The Daily Telegraph published with transparent cover wraped around the papers. Launching HSBC Commercial Banking’s ‘Business Thinking 2010’ initiative, the see-through covering gave the advertiser huge standout, while enabling the mast head and front page headlines to remain clearly visible to the reader. The creative cleverly picks up the synergies between business terminology and newspaper … Continue reading

Clave – great product is no more

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC – The weekly newspaper Clave and its Website are no longer published since August 2010. Although official data isn’t available, the most credible versions center around reports of financial distress of the group Dominican Mediateam, headed by Abraham Hazoury, the same which owns the vast tourism complex Cap Cana (east). However another … 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...