On developing a brand identity guide for The Guardian

Earlier this month, The Guardian released a new brand identity guide. Taking from elements of the redesigned print and digital platforms, it aims to create a unified design philosophy across the vast iterations, sub-brands and business needs of The Guardian. Creative Director Alex Breuer explains the thinking behind the recently released guidelines. What prompted The Guardian’s new brand […]

Cover Story: New York Times’ ‘The scars of the game’

The New York Times recently published a multi-page print presentation of reporter Tim Rohan‘s yearlong look at Tommy John surgery in Major League Baseball. ‘The scars of the game’ looks at how widespread the surgery has become through personal stories of the telltale scars it leaves behind. Sports picture editor Jeff Furticella and art director Wayne Kamidoi share a […]

A closer look at the Boston Globe’s redesigned Saturday edition

On October 3, the Boston Globe launched a redesign of it’s Saturday edition, aimed at highlighting enterprise stories and infusing the pacing and look of magazines into the weekend edition. I asked Dan Zedek, assistant managing editor for design, to share a look at the second week’s pages, the philosophy behind the redesign and how readers […]

[Cover Story] New York Magazine photography director on “An Unwelcome Sisterhood”

New York Magazine released its current cover story Sunday, a photo essay accompanying the accounts of 35 Bill Cosby accusers who’ve come forward. The cover features all 35 women seated next to an empty chair and it generated a lot of social and national media attention since its release. The empty chair in particular is generating an online conversation on sexual assault […]

On innovation in digital browsing: The Washington Post’s Cory Haik and Chris Meighan

The Washington Post went live last week with its rweb site, released after test phases over the past few months. Rweb is a new digital reading experience offering about 200 curated stories without having to navigate through the traditional homepage. The project targets The Post’s growing social and mobile audience and incorporates the mobile innovation team’s lessons learned from producing the Washington […]