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    Magpie

    Why Magpie? Because I like observing these sleek birds with a tapering tail. And like Magpies, I live with the burden of being a 'chatter', even though I believe that I am rather shy, reserved and unobtrusive :).

    Thursday, October 04, 2007

    Design: Book 'Editorial Design'

    This book covers the design of magazines and newspapers for a wide variety of markets. Generously illustrated and including case studies, practical tips, examples of best practice and profiles of individual designers, the book explains the fundamentals of editorial design and layout.
    Written by Yolanda Zappaterra, a regular contributor to Design Week, Grafik and Time Out, the book shows how and why editorial design is its own discipline, differing from other areas of graphic design.
    Subjects covered include branding, how to create layouts, handling copy and images, design and production skills and trends in editorial design.
    Read more here

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    2 Comments:

    Anonymous Luis Mendo said...

    Nice one Magpie!
    I will try to get it, maybe is a good one for the people I am going to teach magazine design next year.
    Thanks a lot.

    3:41 AM  
    Blogger Magpie said...

    thanks luis.
    curious about where you are going to be teaching the magazine design course...

    9:31 PM  

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