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RJ Institute Opens New Application Development Lab

The newly-remodeled space in RJI’s Futures Lab is equipped with Windows-based laptops, tablets, hybrids and smartphones. The lab also includes Xbox 360 gaming systems with Kinect for Xbox 360-enabled motion, gaming and videoconferencing capabilities that will allow for new forms of interaction in business, communications and health care experiments. In addition to hardware, software and … Continue reading

2012 RJI Mobile Media News: Who uses mobile media devices?

Results of all previous RJI tablet surveys can be found on the RJI website at: For more information, contact Roger Fidler at According to Reynolds Journalism Institute findings, two-thirds of U.S. adults used at least one mobile media device in their daily lives during the first quarter of 2012. Smartphones and large media tablets … Continue reading

Poynter ‘EyeTrack: Tablet’ research shows horizontal swiping instinct for photo galleries

  by Sara Dickenson Quinn Poynter’s “EyeTrack: Tablet” project, the latest in our long tradition of research to understand how readers view news, can now announce some early results: iPad users have an overwhelming instinct to swipe horizontally through a full screen photo gallery, regardless of portrait or landscape orientation. Our Poynter research team thought … 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

iPad research by the Reynolds Journalism Institute 2010

iPad news apps may diminish newspaper print subscriptions in 2011 The Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) recently completed the first phase of a multi-year research project to understand how Apple iPad users consume news content. This initial phase was a cross-sectional survey with 20 questions conducted online from the beginning of September through the end of … Continue reading

Design Facts

Poynter Institute is testing reader so publishers could understand them better. Link: Please note the following, you’ll benefit from it: The reader enters the page through the largest image on a page – mostly photos. After this, most readers notice headlines. Caption under the picture is in third place where readers eye stops. These three … 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...