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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
WaPo Working with Roger Black - City Desk - Washington City Paper
The patronizing tone of Brauchli’s words conveys the current reality of the Washington Post—that the newsroom is swallowing the Web site, for better or worse. Says Brady: “They’ve wanted to control it forever and now they have their chance–and I hope it works out for the best. I think they’ll find it’s not as easy as it looks from the outside.”
news_design  washingtonpost  roger_black 
february 2009 by tysone
Meet Roger Black
He pioneered the use of computers in design, cut the best deals, and made himself synonymous with the modern magazine. And he doesn't break a sweat doing it.
design  news_design  roger_black 
january 2009 by tysone

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