Posts Tagged ‘newspaper design’
Reviewing the fall TV shows, or: Donating my brain to science, one micro-thin slice at a time…
Fall TV season! For you it began long ago, when NBC first started airing those endless commercials for “Whitney.” For me it began even longer ago, and involved a two-week press tour in Los Angeles in August. (Rough life, I know — boo hoo.) But at last I see a light at the end of…Read More
The young man pictured here comes to us courtesy of the Mary Degnan Archives. (Mary was inspired to re-examine a box of old photos after seeing her work on this particular subject matter here at Tonsil a month ago.) This picture was taken in the spring of 1987, when I was 18 and a freshman…Read More
Looks really matter
I got into newspapers in high school because I liked the way they look. In college, I chose writing and editing over design, but two decades later I keep wondering if I made the right choice. We’ve been attempting a bit of visual branding with some of my longer reviews/essays about television in the Style…Read More
So long, ol’ Century. Hello, Miller Time.
The Washington Post, my employer, is launching a redesign on Monday. It’s not an extreme makeover by any stretch, but it will be enough to get some readers upset, I guarantee. Already there’s been some kvetchin’ about the Sunday Magazine, which was the first to walk around in its new heels and new hairstyle. Erik…Read More