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Henninger: Text type suggestions

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By: Ed Henninger A reader emailed to mention that I’d recently written a column listing New Century Schoolbook […]

Henninger: 10 Tips to a better design

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Ed shares some of his top tips from presentations in 2016.

Henninger: Typefaces to toss

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Ed shares a list of 20 typefaces (actually, 16 typefaces and 4 complete groups) he’d toss, along with a few words why.

Henninger: What she said

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Ed shares a recent column by page designer Renée Tanner that goes to the heart of how and why we do news design.

Henninger: The shadow knows

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During the past few years—and only for certain clients—I’ve been suggesting they get away from the traditional half-point frame for photos.

Henninger: Think different

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We have to think different about news design, or we risk having no design at all.

Henninger: ‘I love you guys’

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Many of my happiest moments during my quarter-century as a consultant are those I’ve spent in the newsrooms and conference rooms of community newspapers.

Henninger: “Felt right” is not design

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Designers need to avoid the “feel” trap. We need to think—not feel—about what we’re doing on a page.

Henninger: You’ll never hear me say…

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Throughout my career as a consultant, I’ve heard managers, editors—yes, even designers—say things that disappoint me.

Henninger: A concept for a Public Notices page

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For starters, let’s stop labeling them “legal advertising” and call them what they really are: Public Notices.