The New Harper’s Magazine App

I spend a lot of my time these days traveling around Manhattan to various doctors offices and hospitals. It’s all part of the rehab and recovery that I’m undergoing in the wake of my accident in March. The result is that I spend many hours on city buses and subways, and waiting in medical offices. […]

Interview with Tim Moore, Creative Director of 29th Street Publishing

Among the most exciting developments in iPad app creation has been the rise of magazine apps that are unique, not based on pre-existing publications or their formats. 29th Street Publishing has been in the vanguard of this movement, creating magazine apps from scratch, and using a native technology that is unlike the DPS-style approach that […]

Feb 1, 2013 By Mario Garcia
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Adweek’s New Tablet App: Start of the Third Generation Apps?

[Originally published November 10, 2012] Adweek, that well-known and for many in the advertising business indispensable tool, now has a tablet app as well. It is one that has arrived two and a half years after the iPad made its grand entrance, allowing its creators the benefits of studying and analyzing what works, users’ habits […]

Jan 30, 2013 By Kim Caviness
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Jan 29, 2013 By Mario Garcia
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Bob Newman: “We are through with that ‘death of print’ moment”

[Originally published July 7, 2011] TAKEAWAY: He is one of the most prolific, talented and—I must add—nicest people in our business. Meet Bob Newman, who after a glorious career as design director to the most celebrated magazine titles, has now become Creative Director for Reader’s Digest. With Newman we have the inspirational example of a […]

Jan 28, 2013
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Video! Reader’s Digest: Multi-platform Publishing on Tablet Devices

See how Reader’s Digest, the world’s largest paid circulation magazine, is reinventing its brand for the digital era and engaging readers on a variety of devices, including iPad and BlackBerry PlayBook. This is a video made by Adobe about the creation of the Reader’s Digest tablet apps. It features members of the Reader’s Digest app […]

Video! iPad Apps Come to Life!

Reader’s Digest has a fun animation in their December 2011/January 2012 iPad app issue, called “When iPad Apps Come Alive!” It’s an action-packed look at what happens to an iPad desktop when the apps take over. The animation was created by Alan Becker, and art directed by Marti Golon and RD creative director Robert Newman. […]

George Lois Featured in Fast Company App

Fast Company’s annual design issue celebrates the 50th anniversary of the first cover that legendary art director George Lois created for Esquire magazine. This photograph, by noted photographer Platon, is available only in the iPad app version of Fast Company’s October 2012 issue. On the October 1962 cover of Esquire (which Lois is holding), he […]