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Print in Motion & Social Media as Course Communication

Creative Director Chris St. Cyr will be presenting two papers at the UCDA Education Summit. “Print in Motion” is a presentation about inserting motion design projects into a print-focused curriculum and “Social Media as Course Communication” addresses the issue of delivering course and project content to design students via web 2.0 technology. The UCDA exists [...]

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Designing the Edit/Editing the Design

During this one-day seminar will we will discuss the issues faced when creating publications. Multiple sessions will address the importance of respect between edit and design, and how that respect leads to a successful, audience-focused publication. The wrap-up will include troubleshooting—working with less-than-perfect imagery, no-so-exciting editorial, and page-invading advertising.
Minnesota Magazine & Publications Association 2009 Summit [...]

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Parenting Publications of America Slides

We have returned from our speaking engagement at the Parenting Publications of America (PPA) annual convention. We enjoyed spending time with a passionate group of editors, publishers, and designers all focused on creating successful publications for parents. Watch an abridged version of our two-part presentation “Implementing a Design Strategy” in slideshare format.

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Parenting Publications of America Lecture

Parenting Publications of America (PPA) Annual Conference
New Orleans Feb. 26-28, 2009
Creative directors, Kelly McMurray and Chris St.Cyr, will discuss how to fine-tune and strategize a magazine’s design and communication for a consistent presentation from issue-to-issue and streamlined production. In session I Kelly will discuss the print side of the equation and in session II Chris [...]

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5-minute critique

The popularity of Kelly’s Cover Critique session at the 2008 Folio Conference prompted this new feature. We’ll be critiquing a cover from an outside designer each issue. This first cover was designed by a Folio attendee. If you’re interested in having your cover critiqued for the next issue, please email us a PDF. First come, [...]

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