Newspaper for the people and of the people

Today Kerala Kaumudi, one of the leading newspaper in Kerala,India published a Page one which is in support of the popular campaign against the use of Endosulphan pesticide which resulted in deformity and retardation in majority of children in the Kasargod district of Kerala,India

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Japan tsunami:How Indian newspaper’s covered it

Kerala Kaumudi Times of India Hindustan Times Deccan Herald The Hindu Mathrubhumi Asian Age New Indian Express Pioneer Malayala Manorama Deccan Chronicle The National

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Mario Garcia’s tips for a quality portfolio

The 5-piece portfolio: the art of self editing Mario Garcia TAKEAWAY: What to put on that portfolio? Decisions, decisions, for the writer or designer collecting samples of his/her work for others to evaluate. Tip: how about editing yourself to five pieces. I have received this document, sent through YouSendIt, a fat zip full of goodies, […]

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Kerala Kaumudi Redesigned

Kerala Kaumudi, one of the leading malayalam newspaper publishing from Kerala,India has came out with a new design on Feb 1 as a part of its 100th anniversary. Kerala Kaumudi’s first edition was printed on Feb1,1911. 100 th Anniversary celebration Page one The redesign is done by its Visual Editor Sajeev Kumar T.K Here is […]

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Success story of Times of Oman

Its excellent performance by Times of Oman in the 32nd edition of the SND’s best of newspaper design competition.They expected three or four awards.But came out in flying colors by bagging 36 awards and placed second in the overall medal hunt Design Editor Adonis Durado talks exclusively to http://newspaperdesign.in/ on the success of Times of […]

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Douglas Okasaki’s column:Designers walk the talk in America

The SND conference reflects the changing times we live and work in and how the current situation is hugely impacting professionals News media professionals from across the board meet every year during a workshop organised by the Society for News Design (SND), an international non-profit organisation based in the US. This year the workshop was […]

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Douglas Okasaki Column:It is all about opportunity

This is the fifth part of the Gulf News graphic designer Douglas Okasaki’s column You got the talent, you got the experience but for designer’s career it is not enough. Opportunity is the magic word to take off in this competitive profession. Opportunity to work in a great project Opportunity to be in a good […]

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DOUGLAS OKASAKI’S COLUMN: INSPIRATION AND TRANSPIRATION

This is the third part of the Douglas Okasaki’s Column. Douglas is the graphic designer with Gulf News SND COMPETITION BACKSTAGE: INSPIRATION AND TRANSPIRATION SND’ The Best of News Design™ Creative Competition is a box full of surprises. I had the opportunity to work as a facilitator in Syracuse, N.Y. in 2008 and it was […]

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Douglas Okasaki Column:Design change may not propel magazine sales

This is the fourth part of the Gulf News graphic designer Douglas Okasaki’s column.Its about the redesign of the top three magazines-The New York Times Magazine, Newsweek and Time It seems to be the open season for magazine redesigns. Three leading names — The New York Times Magazine, Newsweek and Time — all have new […]

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Some Titanic anniversary information graphics

See some information graphics produced for the Titanic anniversary

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Douglas Okasaki Column:Bored no more

Second part of Douglas Okasaki’s column exclusively for Home 2 This is an interesting write-up from well-known graphic designer Douglas Okasaki of Gulf News. Douglas says its about boredom in our professional life… Everybody already had this kind of problem Bored no more Boredom not chooses the victim. Anyone can be affected by the terrible […]

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Douglas Okasaki’s new column kicked off:7 ways to avoid plagiarism in design

Well-known graphic designer Douglas Okasaki of Gulf News has started his new column on designing EXCLUSIVELY for http://newspaperdesign.in 7 WAYS TO AVOID PLAGIARISM IN DESIGN Look, it’s copycat! I’ve seen it before. It’s the same design used in other brands or advertisements. Is this acceptable? Why this is happening nowadays? Is it very creative or […]

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Douglas Okasaki’s Column:10 reasons to be an award winning designer

Don’t rest on your laurels Malofiejunderscores during its 20th Malofiej International Infogaphics Awards. Malofiej urges the design community to continue thinking of creative ways to improve their work and join in design competitions. But the question is why should we participate? Of course it is not only to boost designers and journalists’ ego or confidence, […]

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Sajith Kumar’s Comics Journalism In The Guardian’s Open Comics

Sajith Kumar’s(Cartoonist at Hindustan Times)maiden voyage into Comics Journalism, ” Ram Rajya ” got published in The Guardian # Open Comics. It is the real story of Ram, who ekes out a living doing odd jobs in Sujith’s housing colony in East Delhi. Just like the multitude that gets the capital city going, Ram, a […]

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An introduction to comics journalism, in the form of comics journalism

by Dan Archer To some, the only connection between comics and newspapers is in the funny pages or a single panel editorial cartoon. However, a new breed of journalist is emerging: one that is as comfortable conducting interviews and following leads as he or she is sitting behind a drawing board with brush pens. The […]

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