Designing for Newspapers and Magazines / Edition 1

Designing for Newspapers and Magazines / Edition 1

by Chris Frost, Frost Chris
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415290260

ISBN-13: 9780415290265

Pub. Date: 10/15/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Designing For Newspapers and Magazines examines how newspapers and magazines are produced. It offers guidance on how to produce attractive publications and how to tailor them to their target audience by advising them on the use of color, text placement, typography and images.

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Overview

Designing For Newspapers and Magazines examines how newspapers and magazines are produced. It offers guidance on how to produce attractive publications and how to tailor them to their target audience by advising them on the use of color, text placement, typography and images.

Designing for Newspapers and Magazines shows how a well- designed publication can provide a powerful platform for good journalism. Written by an experienced journalist and newspaper designer, the book details the elements of a good design and provides instruction on how to get the most out of computers and computer-aided design. A final section examines a range of different local and national publications and explains the reasoning that underpins their design choices.

Designing for Newspapers and Magazines includes: how to set up a new publication; planning an edition of a newspaper or magazine; typography and working with text; working with images and technical production; designin

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415290265
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/15/2003
Series:
Media Skills Series
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
1Introduction1
2The history and function of design5
3Publication style12
4Productiong processes23
5Pre-planning and copy tasting43
6Designing pages52
7Master pages, templates and style sheets78
8Typography82
9Words in type103
10Using pictures115
11Using colour133
12Publishing ethics141
13Design masterclass155
Glossary175
Website of interest178
Bibliography179
Index181

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