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Four Lessons from Four Years of Digital Content Publishing

Although Mag+ as a project has been around since about mid-2009, we count April 3, 2010 as our official launch date, because that’s the day the first iPad was released and the first Mag+ app—Popular Science+—debuted to the public. Four years and some 3,000 apps later, we’ve learned a thing or two about publishing content … Continue reading

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

Help: How to create digital magazine with Mag+

Creating your digital magazine with Mag+ starts with InDesign, the most widely used platform in the publishing industry, so designers don’t have to learn any new software. A simple InDesign template takes advantage of built-in functionality like guides and layers to let you place material and transitions where you want. The Mag+ InDesign plug-in lets … Continue reading

Mag+ Interview with Mike Haney, US Director

About Mag+ Today’s touchscreen tablets offer designers a gorgeous and powerful canvas to create a new generation of digital publications. And digital publishing should be fun. So we built the Magplus publishing system to be as easy-to-learn and flexible to use as possible. We’ve put the creatives, not the tech team, back in the driver’s … Continue reading

Design Competition by Mag+

Mag+ announces a global magazine design competition – giving creatives the chance to publish their dream projects into iTunes, alongside dozens of renowned digital titles. The winner will be the entrant whose App demonstrates the most creative use of the Mag+ platform. The contest, live now with full details available at, is a chance … 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...