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Poynter Eyetrack Research: As photos flood our screens, which ones hold our attention? What makes a photograph worth publishing?

Nowadays when millions of viewers/readers keenly search internet screen, mobile devices and publication pages for photographic images of a favorite soccer player pass, an encaged Jordanian ISIS hostage and a tragic airplane crash, the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) released some pretty revealing findings of their own. The question the study looked at is “What … Continue reading

Street Photographer

Being a street photographer is a bit like conducting a drunk symphony: You must make order of chaos. Only a few photographers do it well, and many of them appear in Cheryl Dunn’s film, Everybody Street, which chronicles the street photography of New York City. Dunn chose New York because it always has been at the center of … Continue reading

Kimberly Witham’s photos

At first glance, Kimberly Witham’s photos in her Domestic Arrangements series are pleasant to look at, just like the idealized designs they’re meant to critique. They’re bright, colorful and nicely arranged. Then you see the roadkill. “I’m trying to create images which are simultaneously seductively beautiful and completely disturbing,” says Witham, who lives in New … 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

The New Economics of Photojournalism: Online Photography Workshops

Swedish photographer JH Engström has been running photography workshops for the past 15 years, teaching groups of 10-15 photographers for five days in Paris, Berlin or New York. It’s intense, but he loves it, he says. “You get to know the students and their work, and they get to know you too. In most cases, we develop a … Continue reading

Meet the Photographer: Platon

Photo by Platon Platon (Platon Antoniou) is a 21st century photographer who has taken portraits of many presidents and well known world figures. Platon was born in London in 1968, raised in the Greek Isles until his family returned to England in the 1970’s. He attended St. Martin’s School of Art and after receiving his … 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...