Archive for the ‘Reading Habits’ Category

  Time magazine is celebrating its 85th anniversary by looking back at its best and worst covers. An interactive feature allows you to rate your favourites, but unfortunately there isn’t any commentary from the editorial and design team about why the covers were chosen. Have a look to see the various ways they have visualised […]

Well it’s almost time to say goodbye. Thanks for being such great students and good luck with your future, whether it be 3rd year or the start of your design career. For those of you planning on doing 3rd year, here is an article you should file away for when you start the redesign project. […]

Robbie just pointed me to Baby! magazine with a nod to their layout and type. I have to agree that the design is nice – in a very plain and restrained manner – but am not sure that they really achieved their goal of “surpassing standard expectations of art, style and fashion magazines”. Although the […]

You may now be thinking about putting your magazine content up online or, perhaps you are just wondering about how to do a web publication. This article from The Guardian newspaper relates the pitfalls of thinking that it’s just a matter of transferring the print product online – it is not that simple. The internet […]

Congratulations, You Have a Long Attention Span. Survey on online newspaper reading WASHINGTON, March 29 (Reuters)–People who use the Internet to read the news have a greater attention span than print readers, according to a U.S. study that refutes the idea that Web surfers jump around and don’t read much.