Results tagged “apps” from Grids

Are Magazine Apps Dead?

Are iPad apps dead, or do they still have a bright future? This debate has been raging among app creators for some time, especially in the magazine-making world. Robert Newman has gathered some top app mavens for an online roundtable... MORE

The Modern Magazine: Visual Journalism in the Digital Era

"What Is a Magazine?" asks Jeremy Leslie on the first page of this wonderful new book. There are a multiplicity of answers (of course), and you'll find many of them in this visual feast, filled with graphic delights and surprises.... MORE

Interview with Tim Moore, creative director of 29th Street Publishing

Among the most exciting developments in iPad app creation has been the rise of magazine apps that are unique, not based on pre-existing publications or their formats. 29th Street Publishing has been in the vanguard of this movement, creating magazine... MORE

10 Lessons from Huffington Magazine

Josh Klenert, former SPD president and head of UX and Design for The Huffington Post, provides 10 takeaway lessons from his first 10 issues of Huffington magazine here. Josh will be on stage with the creative directors of TIME (D.W. Pine)... MORE

Save The Date: News You Can Use

This year's presidential campaign poses new challenges for news-magazines, tasked with presenting fast-changing election coverage and other news on a dizzying array of tablets and technologies that go beyond print. D.W. Pine of TIME, Dirk Barnett of Newsweek Daily Beast... MORE

Top-Selling iPad Magazine? The New Yorker

According to a report by Distimo, an analytics firm that tracks and compiles app store data, Apple's Newsstand feature has become a significant source of revenue in Apple's app ecosystem. After six months on the market, Newsstand now generates $70,000... MORE

SPD 47: What the Digital Judges Liked

We concluded judging for our 47th annual competition over the weekend at FIT in NYC, with co-chairs Luke Hayman, Richard Turley and Jeremy Leslie overseeing the print judging and Scher Foord and Joe Zeff supervising the digital judging, and Robert... MORE

How to (re) Make Money: Part 2, Tablet

As a follow up to last week's post all about the print redesign, design director Neil Jamieson gives us more Money with some insight into the development of their tablet versions. ... MORE

Ballgame Banter: SI's Christopher Hercik

Christopher Hercik, Creative Director of Sports Illustrated, and John Korpics, VP/Creative Director for Print and Digital Media at ESPN the Magazine, will share the stage January 26 to talk about their demanding jobs atop the world of sports. Both started their careers as magazine... MORE

Ballgame Banter: ESPN's John Korpics

John Korpics, VP/Creative Director for Print and Digital Media at ESPN the Magazine and a featured speaker at SPD's "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" event later this month at the Helen Mills Theater, shares his favorite sports moments:... MORE

Meet the Pub 47 Digital Judges!

Digital co-chairs Scher Foord and Joe Zeff asked our panel of digital judges to share their thoughts on how social interactions, geo-location and game mechanics would shape app design and development this year.  Here's what they had to say:... MORE

Results tagged “apps” from Speaker Series

Speakeasy: Take Me Out to the Ballgame!

The world of sports comes to the Helen Mills Theater next month for an SPD Speakeasy featuring two industry heavyweights: Chris Hercik, Creative Director of Sports Illustrated, and John Korpics, Vice President/Creative Director for Print and Digital Media at ESPN... MORE

Results tagged “apps” from Grids

Katachi Magazine: An Engaging iPad Publication Launches

From an Austin, TX BBQ to Norway, a small creative team launches an incredibly interactive magazine app for the iPad, along with a brand new publishing platform. Here, Katachi magazine Managing Editor Max Alexander Berg shares the story behind their debut... MORE

SPD 47: Your Favorite Magazine

To get us ready for SPD 47: The Best in Editorial Design, Photography and Illustration, we've asked a lot art and photo directors from around the world to tell us the magazines or apps that they really love. The ones... MORE

Recap: Tablet Town Hall

Many thanks to Steve Hart from Adobe and Shawn Duffy from WoodWing for our amazing SPD Tablet Town Hall event last night at the Helen Mills Theater in Manhattan, where a capacity crowd had the opportunity to query experts from... MORE

John Kascht iPad App: "cutting edge meets old school"

Above & Beyond: John Kascht is the latest iPad app from Joe Zeff Design, featuring the well-known illustrator and his caricatures of celebrities and political figures. In the spirit of JZD's other storytelling apps -- Time's 9/11 anniversary, Above & Beyond:... MORE

Fast News for September 6, 2011

SPD MEDIA MIX is our regular list of publication design, digital, and media news and updates. Please send your links and news items to SPD at and we'll add them to the Mix. >> Style Files in October: will unveil its... MORE

Six Essential iPad Apps for Type Lovers

The language of magazine design is type. Publication designers have to know a loop from an ear, a ligature from a swash, and Erik van Blokland from Mark van Bronkhorst. Aside from being a spectacular device for news apps (as... MORE

Fast News for August 16, 2011

SPD MEDIA MIX is our regular list of publication design, digital, and media news and updates. Please send your links and news items to SPD at and we'll add them to the Mix.>> Apps round-up, pt 1: if you're still in NYC... MORE

Behind the scenes with Editions designer David Robinson

Editions, the highly anticipated magazine App produced by AOL, Mobile has just hit the App store boasting the tag line "The Magazine that Reads You". It's the first digital magazine I know of that integrates tagging of a user's interests... MORE