All posts tagged magazine redesign

Magazine redesign: Anatomy of a news page makeover

News pages of Hispanic Business, before redesign. Click twice to enlarge




Magazine redesign: Anatomy of a travel page makeover

Travel page of Hispanic Business, before and after redesign. Click twice to enlarge [2nd of 2 parts: See related entry on magazine news page design]




The redesign client weighs in: On working with a consultant

The following article is republished with permission from the Spring 2011 issue of Signature, the flagship magazine of Association Media & Publishing that provides practical information and news about the association publishing industry, addresses current issues and technology, and keeps members abreast of new developments. It was written by Carla Kalogeridis, editorial director of Association […]




The consultant weighs in: Inside the redesign process

When the publishing team at Catholic Health World decided they were ready for a new look, nothing was off limits to change. As a result, they ended up with just the fresh, contemporary design they were hoping for. The following article is by Carla Kalogeridis, editorial director of Association Media & Publishing, and was published […]




A TOC alternative: Ad Age’s Programming Guide

The 2006 Programming Guide debut (click twice on all images for larger detail). To view the evolution of this feature, keep reading … EARLIER HERE I’ve shared my thinking that, for many publications, the notion of a Table of Contents is outdated. Why repeat every single headline on a TOC when A) several or even […]




I want to design a startup newspaper or magazine: Where to start?

So you want to design a startup newspaper or a brand-new magazine? You may wish to try this yourself, or considering hiring someone to create prototypes and a template for you. Here are some thoughts and links to get you going, from Ron Reason News Design. (I have designed quite a number of startups, as […]




I want to redesign my newspaper or magazine: Where to start?

So you want to redesign your newspaper or magazine? You may be tired of the old look, or confronting a technical change such as a change in your page size. Or you may be considering putting your publication up for sale. Here are some thoughts and links to get you going, from Ron Reason Consulting. […]




Advertising innovation requires a systematic approach

I feel strongly that innovative solutions for advertisers have to be a part of any news redesign (and it’s often the starting point of my process). Why just move things around or dress them up, when you can improve the financial health of the enterprise? This blog post walks you through how we created a […]




The Panorama experiment: What newspapers and magazines can still learn

What if you redesigned your newspaper, or published a start-up, that elicited reactions like this:




Want more zip? Grade your publication’s spirit

Great conversations with creative directors and production managers here in Toronto, with the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies. There aren’t a huge number of the art folk here, but they are smart and passionate about their papers, digital products and overall brand. Several have shared this concern: with the tightening of news hole, and down sizing […]