All posts tagged publishing

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Magazine design, redesign resources

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.




Magazine redesign: Anatomy of a news page makeover

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




Innovation in U.S. papers: Where is it? How to define it?

>> How do we define innovation in newspapers? It’s tricky. Let’s start by giving credit to those trying bold new ways to connect with audiences. Here’s a look inside some very different print publications: a Seattle alt-weekly, the San Francisco literary publisher McSweeney’s, and the Chicago Tribune. One of the fun things about being a […]




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. […]




At Burning Man, two alt weeklies stir up some dust

I’ve been in alt-weekly mode with several cool clients this year, and some work with the AAN, so I was intrigued to find not one but two alternative weekly newspapers circulating at Burning Man, the annual desert festival of art-culture-camping-music-whatever in the remote desert of Nevada. Well, no wifi or cell phone service for the […]




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:




Designing in Africa: What’s that like?

[Lagos, Nigeria] I have worked on redesigns or conducted training programs in about 25 countries, but no destination has elicited the “wow” factor like Africa, among people who hear about my work. I have worked with The Standard group in Nairobi, Kenya, for almost two years now, and return on Jan. 19, ’09 for two […]