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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

Design trends of 2012: The good, the bad, and the ‘die already’

As we play taps for 2012, let’s take a look at what developers and designers got into over the past 12 months, aesthetically speaking. Web (and tablet and smartphone) design this year was more than ever characterized by relatively new technological capabilities. Advances on the dev side made tricks and conventions on the design side … Continue reading

In scare for newspapers, digital ad growth stalls

Reuters – As more newspapers cut back on print to reduce costs and focus on their websites, a troubling trend has emerged: online advertising sales are stalling. In the first quarter, digital advertising revenue at newspapers rose just 1 percent from a year ago, the fifth consecutive quarter that growth has declined, according to the … Continue reading

The state of the News Media 2012

By Amy Mitchell  and Tom Rosenstiel of PEJ In 2011, most sectors of the news media managed to stop the audience losses they suffered a year earlier, though for some the gain was minimal. News websites saw the greatest growth, while print audiences stood out for their continued decline, which nearly matched the previous year’s … Continue reading

WEB – how the reader read you

The eye movements of a reader were captured using small video cameras. The movements were represented on a recording as a crosshair. (Photo by Amanda Determan) Poynter Institute did some tests on web reader not just newspapers. (Please red the post: Design Facts). Technology that Poynter Institute use to get informations about how eye moves … Continue reading

Layout – information shape

After learning that the reader on the page first captures information from an image, the other from the title, a third of the caption under the picture, afther these elements reader will notice subheads, if everything is intriguing enough, then comes the text and graphics. This series follows the format of the text: U-shape – … Continue reading

Steps to design success

Accept television politics – the fresher news as the ultimate goal. Descend into the neighborhoods to the suburbs and readers in their local communities, the deeper the better Develop content that follows the lifestyle of young people and that they are important, change in the position and habits of newspapers in relation to many non … 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...