How to Layout a Newspaper Ad : Art is the Main Element - The number 1 issue in laying out an ad in a newspaper is to make it eye-catching.
10 Universal Newspaper Design Myths, Debunked - 10 Universal Newspaper Design Myths, Debunked
9 Tips for Designing at Small Newspapers - These 9 tips will help you to design well at your small newspaper.
5 Tips for Better Business Section Newspaper Design - It is tough, but not impossible to design a great business section news page. Find out how with this article.
Advice for Smaller Newspapers - Even with Limitations, Design can be clean and inviting
A Fresh Take on The Design of the Editorial Page - With all the recent talk of "experience" newspapers (readership.org) and the hunt for young readers and "new" approaches, I responded in the way I'm sure a lot of us who take a visual approach to storytelling do: A bit of off-the-clock brainstorming.
Direction: Do You Have What It Takes? - These
interactive quizzes help you test your creativity, your
eye for news design. Do them quickly or take your time to
come up with visual solutions.
Automation of a newspaper production with PageMaker - Automation of a newspaper production with PageMaker
Biz Book, News Design Share A Thread - I'm reading a business book. And I just got back from a newspaper design competition. The two seem related in a way I'll try to explain.
Dot-font: The Typographic Texture of the News - The typefaces in which we read the daily news change, but do we notice? John D. Berry looks at a few of the newspaper typefaces in use today.
Dot-font: News on Paper in the Digital Age - After editing a new book on the subject, John D. Berry talks about contemporary newspaper design and the typefaces found therein.
Downloadable design planning form.: Introduce WED in your newsroom! (GIF) - Print it out, revise it to your needs, and use it to focus your design and editing planning.
The Elements of Style(books) - And Why Every Newspaper Needs a Design Guide - Quick tips for you and your newspaper design team to create a style guide.
Front page design: Some trends continue - What began as a design revolution for America's newspapers about three decades ago has now settled into more of an evolution-one of subtle page re-designs, myriad offerings of new technologies and adaptation to the design challenges of the online newspaper.
Good Newspaper Design Starts With Clear Goals - Before a staff can pursue a redesign, it must define clear goals for the redesign, according to the panel of design experts assembled for Inland’s Layout and Design Workshop held March 15 in Chicago.
Ingredients for a Better Newspaper Foods Section - Your newspaper's food section can be tasty, nutritious, light and yet filling all at the same time. Just mix the following ingredients together, make sure it's not just half-baked, and serve up heaping helpings to those hungry readers!
Make Newspaper Ads Work for You - Is your print campaign falling flat? You may be neglecting two keys to success.
Newspaper Core Design Tasks - A GOOD DESIGNER KNOWS the publication’s audience and tailors the design to that audience. The editor or designer must keep all things in mind when designing a newspaper page. Design Principles ... Dummy Sheets ... Headline Writing ... Photographs ... Typography Stylebook
Newspaper Design Theories? Not Really - Recently, a young graduate student from an American university wrote seeking assistance with her doctoral dissertation.
Newspaper Design Disected - Its a constant quest to find great design on the web, in print, on TV, or anywhere else for that matter. And when it does show up it is not necessarily in the most extravagent fashion. Take the International Herald Tribune for example. Sure it looks like a very typical news site, much more impartial than say, CNN or MSNBC. I'd probably rank it up there with the Times, but without the mandatory (but free) registration. So what makes this site so compelling?
NewsDesigner.com - A blog about Newspaper Design
Newspaper Design Without Journalism Degree? - Question answered about whether you can be a designer without a journalism degree
Ron Reason Newspaper Design - Newspaper Design Articles
Society for News Design - The World's Best-Designed Newspapers
SND Tips For Better Newspaper Design - These tips for dynamic design come from judges in the Society for News Design's 1998 awards competition
Ten Tips for Better Newspaper Design and Layout - The following are some helpful hints for designing pages that inform readers and look great.
The biggest Threat To Newspapers Is On-line - Here are 16 stories about how papers are adopting new media.
The Flat Bed Photo Studio and Newspaper Design - You bet! With a flatbed scanner at your desk and a little photoshop skill, you can make illustrations on the fly in your news design.
The Newspaper Redesign - Why? How? Who? Answers to common questions.
Tips to Help You Get Your Newspaper Design Moving Forward - Reaching the next level in news graphic design.
Type as Art in News Design - Learn how to use Typography in your Newspaper Design.
UMC Newspaper Design - Newspaper Design articles
Web Press and Its Use in Printing Newspapers - Find out what a Web press is and how it works.
What is a Broadsheet? - Is your newspaper a broadsheet? Find out.
What is Tabloid Size? - Certain newspapers gave this size a bad name, but it's not necessarily bad to have a tabloid size publication.
What Works And What Doesn't In Newspaper Design - Rules? Boxes? Screens? Mortising type? What works and what doesn’t? We asked some designers, teachers and consultants to sort out myths and misconceptions about basic design.
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Business Cards: Ideas and Inspiration, Part II
Today we continue looking at business cards that stand out, and here’s hoping you get some inspiration and ideas! After all, you only get one first impression, so your business card should be something that showcases the best of your design abilities. On Wednesday we looked at the use of interesting shapes, 3D business cards, [...]
Business Cards: Ideas and Inspiration, Part I
As a graphic designer, your business card should do more than let people know how to contact you. If you’re interested in truly making a good first impression, the business card has got to stand out. Whether through color, design, die cutting, unique materials, 3D shapes, or actual samples of your work, a stand-out business [...]
Collaborating and Negotiating: Part II
Today, we’re looking at the collaboration side of negotiation and collaboration in graphic design. Because your work is ultimately for the client, at times you as the designer must be willing to compromise to reach a mutually agreeable goal. Here are some tips to help you collaborate with clients. Ways to Collaborate Listen. On page 28 [...]
Collaborating and Negotiating: Part I
It’s there in the design brief: the problem your client wants you to solve. But whether your objective is to create an advertisement, exhibition or public announcement, sometimes you and the client aren’t quite on the same page about what exactly the best design solution is. OC Photographer asked a great question about the collaborating [...]
When Things Go Bad: 5 Tips for Firing Clients
Most graphic designers will be in a similar situation at some point: the client will not pay, the client is never satisfied with your work yet won’t collaborate to fix it, or you simply realize that you and the client are not meshing. Regardless of when and why you need to fire a client, everyone [...]
Tips for Working with Clients: Approaching the Relationship
Whether you’re looking for design classes, design degree programs, internships or first jobs, it’s important to choose an option that will help you learn clear communication, especially when it comes to designer/client relationships. Knowing how to work with clients should always be part of a successful graphic design education. The following tips can help you [...]
Working for Good: Pro Bono Design, Part II
If you’re interested in doing pro bono graphic design work, it’s important to educate yourself about smart ways to do it. Once you’ve got some guidelines, you can approach your pro bono work with creativity; unless your client specifically requests it, you don’t need to limit yourself to a brochure. Consider these ideas for pro [...]
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