Monthly Archives: June 2011

Issuu’s Way of Keeping It Old School

What I find most admirable about Issuu is how it provides magazine staffs the ability to publish online while also keeping the classic “turn to the next glossy page” feel we all know and love. It’s interesting to see a … Continue reading

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An Inkling of Hope For Students

One thing that I hate as a college student is a textbook: the annoying lines to buy one, the cost to own one, the paperwork to rent one, the weight in my book bag and the sheer bulk that takes … Continue reading

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The “Design-Pubs-Powered-by-Flipbook-Technology-Issuu category” Movement

For the last few years, magazines have moved their issues online as simple PDFs or as HTML. Shelter (aka home design) magazines have made their debut into the digital world in an even bigger way. Using technology from online hosts such as … Continue reading

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SteamPunk Publishing is Featured

This Monday, I met a very ambitious graphics designer named Monica DyBuncio. She is currently a photo editor at CBS.com and a volunteer at NY Creative Interns. She agreed to feature the company and interview me. Here is a link to the … Continue reading

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Shedding Brick-and-Mortar: Growing Pains

No one’s surprised by the decline of brick-and-mortar bookstores anymore—after Borders declared bankruptcy and every electronic developer started making eReaders, coverage is more comparable to watching bookstores drop one by one like lemmings from the proverbial cliff than actually reporting … Continue reading

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Women Love the Nook Color

My sister bought the Nook Color a few weeks ago and she treats it like a cheaper, more productive child. She takes it everywhere: to use during work, to the beach while she sunbathes, to the bathroom, to bed. There’s … Continue reading

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The Digitization of Amazon

Amazon has done what it hoped to accomplish in a couple more years:  become a primarily digital market. This month, Amazon reported that eBooks for the Kindle are outselling both hardcover and paperback books. “We had high hopes that this … Continue reading

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