Programme | Newspaper Design

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Newspaper Design

20 Jul 2017 to 21 Jul 2017
WAN-IFRA Academy

Programme | Newspaper Design


This workshop will have programme for both print and digital design departments;

Day 1, 20-July: Print design

  • Intro: The importance of branding and cross-platform design
  • The marriage of words and visuals
  • Typography and colour: Fundamentals and creativity
  • Photojournalism: Impact and surprise
  • Infographics: Simple tools for anyone in the newsroom
  • Newsroom culture: How leadership, planning and teamwork impact our work
  • Critique: Analyzing our successes, rethinking pages that miss the mark

Day 2, 21-July: Digital Design

  • Overview: Desktop, tablet and mobile design standards
  • Basics of Google design guidelines and resources
  • Responsive design: Storytelling for any digital platform
  • The linear / visual narrative approach. (Including hands-on exercise.)
  • Critique: Analyzing our successes, rethinking digital formats that miss the mark


Note: This workshop can also be organised as in-house training including customised critique and coaching on leadership, creativity, teamwork and planning. Hands-on evaluation of your own in-house redesign or product expansion efforts can be offered as well.

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Newspaper Design