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Designing News

By Francesco Franchi. Edited by Franchi, Robert Klanten and Sven Ehmann
Designed by Francesco Franchi and Davide Mottes
Gestalten, €49.90, £45, $78, hardback

Everybody is publishing books about small independent magazines these days (or planning to, from what we hear), but books about newspaper and news magazine design are rare. Doesn’t the story go that the printed newspaper is dead anyway?


Cover of Designing News, designed by Francesco Franchi and Davide Mottes.
Top: A case study spread featuring images from The Times’s Olympic news sections art directed by Matt Curtis.


Simon Esterson, Eye art director, London

Read the full version in Eye no. 88 vol. 22 2014


Eye is the world’s most beautiful and collectable graphic design journal, published quarterly for professional designers, students and anyone interested in critical, informed writing about graphic design and visual culture. It is available from all good design bookshops and online at the Eye shop, where you can buy subscriptions and single issues. You can see what Eye 88 looks like at Eye before you buy on Vimeo.


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