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Roger Black: Confessions of a font judge
Type is getting popular, or maybe too popular? This was the subtext of a discussion at Cooper Union, January 12, among this year’s TDC type design judges.
typography  roger_black  forsnd 
january 2012 by tysone
Trade magazine art directors talk about Ready-Media
SPD asked four art directors with extensive experience in the trade and B2B area to share their opinions on this controversy.
forsnd  roger_black  design 
august 2010 by tysone
In Defense of Roger Black and Ready-Media
Arthur Hochstein, art director of Time magazine from 1994 to the end of 2009, offers his thoughts on the Ready-Media project. "In its purest form, bespoke design does elevate a magazine and reach the level where 'design is content.' But all too often, it is a substitute for content..."
forsnd  roger_black  spd  news_design 
july 2010 by tysone
Ready Media
A new template design service for magazines and newspapers from Roger Black, Robb Rice, Sam Berlow and Eduardo Danilo.
forsnd  news_design  roger_black  templates 
july 2010 by tysone
Ombudsman Blog - Do Post editors care what readers think about the redesign?
“I always tell any editor going through a redesign to be prepared for the following letter: ‘Dear Idiot: Your typeface was almost illegible and now I can’t read it at all.' That’s just a function of change,” said Roger Black, who added that typeface readability is overwhelmingly based on familiarity. "There’s always a certain amount of pitchfork-and-torches that happens after a redesign.”
washingtonpost  roger_black  redesign  newspapers  news_design  forsnd 
october 2009 by tysone
SEE Magazine :: Can Good Design Save Our Newspapers?
Probably not, but maybe publishing design guru Roger Black can suggest some useful strategies
roger_black  newspapers  design  news_design  forsnd 
april 2009 by tysone

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