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SPD Cover Page: WIRED, December 2014

Wired is a full-color monthly American magazine, published in both print and online editions, that reports on how emerging technologies affect culture, the economy and politics. Owned by Condé Nast, it is headquartered in San Francisco, California and has been in publication since January 1993. Several spin-offs have been launched including: Wired UK, Wired Italia, … Continue reading

Wired: Jerry Seinfeld on How to Not Be a Jerk in the Digital Age

As technology pioneers, we are inundated with new gadgets, services, apps, messaging, games, and media. We’re dosing, vaping, and Lyfting. And that means there are new rules for how to behave. Is it OK to answer an email during dinner? Is Google Glass ever cool? We got some help from Jerry Seinfeld, keen observer of … Continue reading

Fingerprint-Activated Electric Bike Goes 40 MPH, 90 Miles on a Charge

Part bike, part motorcycle, the Greyp G12 is the electric moped for the 21st century, and just to up the futuristic theme even further, it starts with a fingerprint scan. From the same daft minds that brought you the insane, 1,088-horsepower electric Rimac Concept One supercar (which still hasn’t reached production) comes an electric bike … Continue reading

Windows 8 Lands on 14 Conde Nast Covers

For 14 of Conde Nast‘s December issues of magazines including Wired, The New Yorker, Vogue and Glamour, the covers won’t look anything like the standard ones. Instead, they’ll look like Windows 8 Start screens… Microsoft’s massive ad campaign promoting Windows 8 has arrived in magazines from publishers including Hearst, Time Inc. and Conde Nast. But … Continue reading

Twitter Creator Believes You’re More Than Just a ‘User’

What’s in a word? A lot according to Jack Dorsey, the CEO of mobile-payments company Square. Dorsey, who also help create Twitter, believes that the technology industry needs to reconsider the word user and find something less “derogatory” to refer to people that use its products and services. As he points out, the word user … Continue reading

“The long tail”

The magazine was founded by American journalist Louis Rossetto and his partner in 1993 with initial backing from software entrepreneur Charlie Jackson and eclectic academic Nicholas Negroponte of the MIT Media Lab, who was a regular columnist for six years, through 1998 and wrote the book Being Digital. The founding designers were John Plunkett and … Continue reading

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Architect Oscar Niemeyer

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Designer George Lois

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BODY COPY

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How to redesign 1

Good redesign is driven by a deep understanding of the editorial mission of the publication.

Headline on photographs

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Design Facts

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Typeface: NY Times Magazine

Sunday Magazine is an expansive family of fonts for information in tiny spaces and headlines at large sizes.

Infographics

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...

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