A Design State of Mind
"Journalism shouldn’t be black and white. Diversity is our promise."

"Journalism shouldn’t be black and white. Diversity is our promise."

notsoplaindealer:

Four years in the making

Special news section covers, July 7, 2010 and July 12, 2014

Emmet Smith, 2010 design;
David Kordalski and Josh Crutchmer, 2014 design

It had to be done, really.

The only question was how? Once we found the uncanny mirror image to Joshua Gunter’s LeBron shot of LeBron in a Heat uniform by Charles Trainor Jr., it all came home. 

Just like it was meant to be.

copyright 2014

Clever.

usatoday:

What a difference 4 years makes: http://bit.ly/1nlTAYt

(Cleveland Plain Dealer front pages)

Talk about two INCREDIBLE sports covers. Seriously, blown away by this work by the Plain Dealer staff.

This week’s Boulder nightlife column for the University of Colorado’s rad newspaper (published here in my office).

Yay.

timemagazine:

TIME’s new cover on World War Zero: Cyberwar isn’t the future, it’s already here.

Well OK. Talk about getting its message across.

jaredbkeller:

I started at PolicyMic, a news and analysis start-up based in New York, just over a month ago. We’re a small team (less than 30 people, including editorial, business side, and technology/product) and we’re reaching for the stars: we just closed a round of VC funding and we’re going to break our…

A Step Forward
Boulder Daily Camera: Front Page, July 10, 2014
Following the Adam’s County decision to dismiss Colorado’s ban on gay marriage, the folks at the Boulder Camera opted for a very same-sex-marriage-heavy front page, pairing with it our own story out of the Boulder County case.
We knew we wanted the Denver Post story as a bold lead - it’s a big (and wonderful) deal! - but how to pair with it our own story that had the main art. I chose a tint screen combination, pairing the local art/story together visually while still keeping the white space around it to preserve the idea that it’s a package with the lead.
I think it worked well, in the end, to let the whole package keep its white space while still preserving each story as its own topic.

A Step Forward

Boulder Daily Camera: Front Page, July 10, 2014

Following the Adam’s County decision to dismiss Colorado’s ban on gay marriage, the folks at the Boulder Camera opted for a very same-sex-marriage-heavy front page, pairing with it our own story out of the Boulder County case.

We knew we wanted the Denver Post story as a bold lead - it’s a big (and wonderful) deal! - but how to pair with it our own story that had the main art. I chose a tint screen combination, pairing the local art/story together visually while still keeping the white space around it to preserve the idea that it’s a package with the lead.

I think it worked well, in the end, to let the whole package keep its white space while still preserving each story as its own topic.

A little something to chuckle about this weekend.

It’s funny because it’s true.

coverjunkie:

It was a tragic and historic game last night at the World Cup soccer. Surprisingly Brazil lost 7-1 to Germany, Metro from Brasil designed the most iconic cover

This cover says it all. They did it exactly right.

coverjunkie:

It was a tragic and historic game last night at the World Cup soccer.
Surprisingly Brazil lost 7-1 to Germany, Metro from Brasil designed the most iconic cover

This cover says it all. They did it exactly right.

joeystipek:

The Colorado Springs Gazette front page is pretty sweet today.

Love seeing cool Colorado pages out in the Interwebs. Cool wrap here.

joeystipek:

The Colorado Springs Gazette front page is pretty sweet today.

Love seeing cool Colorado pages out in the Interwebs. Cool wrap here.