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HomeSapiens

HomeSapiens

| July 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

What makes a house a home? With a family of architects and a degree in architecture between them, Thomas Manss and Enrica Corzani, after years of working with the world’s most famous architects, have decided to adopt Adele Bacci and Massimo Alvito’s project: HomeSapiens. “Norman Foster once said, “I believe the quality of our surroundings […]

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All Hollow

All Hollow

| July 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

All Hollow is an independent Romanian (written in English) fashion photography & design magazine (think Dazed and Confused meets Interview magazine), which has set out to curate original content coming from local and international creative communities relevant to the Eastern-European publishing market. It comes out quarterly and they’ve just printed the 4th issue.  The cover of All Hollow Summer Issue 2013 features Romanian […]

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[wherever]

[wherever]

| July 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

[wherever]: an out of place journal is a print magazine of travel literature, travel culture, and travel politics. They assemble writing and artwork that are germane to movement, connections, transitions, and the general transience of the people, places, and things of the world. The magazine is distributed globally. [wherever] is a publication interested in inspiration, […]

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Huck

Huck

| July 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

First magazine that we will present in our new “Editorial Design Inspiration” section is an award winning British magazine called Huck. For the last eight years their creative team has been designing independent film magazine Little White Lies and youth culture magazine Huck. HUCK is a global magazine exploring the many facets of radical culture, […]

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Background Removal from Packshot Photography

Background Removal from Packshot Photography

| July 3, 2013 | 16 Comments

Today we have prepared one treat for you, that will save you lots of time. We are giving you away one handy Photoshop tutorial and action that is aimed at extracting packshot images from their backgrounds. Back in the day when I started working in magazine publishing Photoshop was in its early years. The first version […]

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Drop Caps and Initial Letters

Drop Caps and Initial Letters

| June 26, 2013 | 7 Comments

Drop caps and initials are an effective way of grabbing readers attention because they add personality and visual strength to the page. Though, there is a slight difference between them. Drop caps drop below the baseline and initials sit on the baseline but are much bigger than the body text.     Both, naturally signify […]

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Twen – The Most Influential Magazine of All Times?

Twen – The Most Influential Magazine of All Times?

| June 26, 2013 | 4 Comments

Is the Twen magazine the most influential magazine of all times? This question might sound pretentious but it is not far from the truth. Why was this magazine so influential? It was the groundbreaking design ideas, innovative usage of photography and full use of the advanced printing methods that made Twen a leader in magazine […]

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Text Justification

Text Justification

| May 24, 2013 | 10 Comments

In this tutorial we will discuss how to adjust settings for justified type. Tweaking word, letter and glyph spacing is a must if you want to improve the appearance and readability of your text.   First let’s go to the preferences setup of your document and make an adjustment which will help us to see […]

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Tip No. 4 – Always Visible Master Page Elements

Tip No. 4 – Always Visible Master Page Elements

| May 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Many times I got a question how to make master page elements, like page numbers or running heads, always visible! The answer is, use layers. For example if you place an image on the page that is covering the page numbers, and you don’t want that, you will have to manually detach page numbers and […]

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