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Ever pick up a good print magazine and just loved it even before you started reading? Ever stumble across a brilliantly-designed online magazine and the UI, layout and UX just took your breath away? Good UI design for magazines is seldom noticed. That's part of what makes it so good. You know a good online reading experience when you have one. For o...
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Does 2020 have the magazine publishing industry fearful? As of late 2019, there was already talk of whether print magazines were a good business to be in. 2020 doesn’t seem to have gotten off to a great start for most magazines due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). In fact, if yours is a bigger magazine, your print edition may or may not have gone und...
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Is 2020 changing publishing forever? Are remote design teams essential to all magazine, annual report and catalog publishers now? As many states within the US and around the world attempt to reopen for business, publishers are uneasy. For many magazine or catalog-centric businesses, for many design,web and marketing teams, the COVID-19 quarantine pu...
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With COVID-19 on everyone’s radar, many existing small or medium-sized publishers struggle over the choice of trying to make do working remotely with an incomplete existing team or just outsourcing to a remote production team, which can feel like a betrayal and a new source of stress for the replaced team member who can't help being sick or caring fo...
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Above the Fold Web Design for Magazines

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The history of print magazines and newspapers created a critical sensitivity to the area “above the fold web design”. It was widely held (and still is) that the area up top was key to engaging initial interest.  This is obviously still central to newspaper layout. The front page story headline and image can mean the difference between picking up t...
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