The Verge unveils redesign

Technology news site The Verge unveiled a redesign on Tuesday. Editor in chief Nilay Patel writes, “Our goal in redesigning The Verge was actually to redesign the relationship we have with you, our beloved audience. Six years ago, we developed a design system that was meant to confidently travel across platforms as the media unbundled itself into article pages individually […]

Twin Cities Business unveils redesign

Twin Cities Business magazine has introduced a redesign to the publication. Editor in chief Allison Kaplan writes, “Every font, dash, quote, and illustration on these pages is the result of hours of consideration and debate. You might not notice many of the updates—that, too, is by design. If you spend some extra time with the magazine, display […]

CNET has redesigned and expanded coverage

Lindsey Turrentine, executive vice president of content and audience at CNET, explains the tech news site’s redesign and content strategy. Turrentine writes, “We’re also improving right alongside you. If you know CNET, you might notice that we look a little different now. We’ve evolved our logo and streamlined our brand so that you can immediately recognize […]

New Jersey Business unveils redesign

Anthony Birritteri, the editor in chief of New Jersey Business Magazine, writes about changes to the publication, including adding “Magazine” to its name. Birritteri writes, “Our feature stories and sidebars have new font styles and type sizes, narrower columns, more white space, and an overall stronger use of type styles and graphics. “We have also […]

Canadian Business relaunches with print and online redesign

Canadian Business magazine is relaunching in October with a print and online redesign, reports Maryam Sanati of MacLean’s. Sanati reports, “The print edition will return on October 4 with a new focus, a new design and interviews and features on influential Canadian disruptors and entrepreneurs. A relaunch of canadianbusiness.com debuts that same week. Subscribers of both Toronto Life and Maclean’s will […]

Delaware Business Times unveils redesign

Jacob Owens, the editor of the Delaware Business Times, writes about its redesign, which includes shorter news stories. Owens writes, “For print, we set out with the goal of creating a product that was comprehensive, easy to read and dedicated to business in Delaware. My goal was to create a newspaper that could be read […]

Two Gannett papers expanding Sunday biz content

Two Gannett papers — the Knoxville News Sentinel and the Louisville Courier Journal — are expanding their Sunday business sections. Joel Christopher, executive editor of the News Sentinel, writes, “We’ll give you a deep dive every week into the real estate market, with a snapshot of what’s happening, home price comparisons and insightful analysis. We’ll […]

Money has revamped its website

Mike Ayers, the executive editor of Money magazine, writes about its overhauled website. Ayers writes, “This aesthetic design choice was also implemented into the article page layout, where readers are greeted with magazine-style drop caps at the beginning of each article, and a clutter-free column that delivers the information people want, without distraction. “As readers […]

New homepage for The Economist launches

The Economist has launched a new homepage this week. More than 40 percent of subscriber visits to its website start with the homepage. A big goal of the redesign is higher subscriber engagement and retention. “This was a top-priority project for us because we know how important our homepage is to our subscribers as well […]

ACBJ receives Judge’s Special Recognition at SND Awards

American City Business Journals, which publishes more than 40 weekly business newspapers across the country, received the only Judges’ Special Recognition at the Society for News Design competition. Here is what the judges said: Judges’ Special Recognition for a body of work that shows commitment to an overall design philosophy, while encouraging originality and adaptability. […]