By Ron Reason For a variety of other essays and collected writings and images of my work in Africa and elsewhere in the Third World, visit this link.] Since my initial visit to Africa in 2006, I’ve returned a number of times and produced thousands of photos. Some have been published in magazines and newspapers; some have […]
Seeking inspiration for magazine design and editing? Check out this updated and expanded collection of magazine covers, prototypes, and inside pages (not sexy, but oh so important), with links to associated case studies and blog posts. And check out more than 2 dozen blog entries related to magazine and tabloid design and editing.
Whenever I work on magazine redesigns, or newspaper redesigns (or sections) that might lend themselves to exploring a more magazine-like direction, I wallow in the joys and challenges of designing covers. Here are four areas where I tend to concentrate my work, that may provide lessons for editors and designers struggling to create magazine covers […]
[The first live edition of the redesigned newspaper. From the logo to the body text, all type was reconsidered. For the first issue, a more magazine-like centerpiece was planned to grab attention. See additional design variations in prototypes below, and compare the new look to the old look from recent issues.] [LITTLE ROCK] Arkansas Business, […]
Catholic Health World, a bimonthly newspaper published by and for the Catholic Health Association of the United States, unveiled its new look with its Sept. 1, 2010 issue. Created by Ron Reason, the new look is brighter, bolder, and better organized, and features a redesigned logo, new story structures, color palette and info boxes. “One […]
The time (or your budget) may not be right for a full redesign, but a number of smaller efforts may help you serve readers and advertisers better in this challenging market.