Thursday, July 13, 2017

2 Examples of Kick-Ass Design

1. This week’s cover of Time magazine:


Notice:

* How the primary colors (gray, red, and yellow) blend well together.

* How the headshot is grayscaled.

* How various words from the emails are highlighted in white, yet don't distract from the image.

2. An image created for CNN’s scoop about Breitbart’s Slack channel:



Notice:

* How the borders of each screenshot looks ripped from the page.

* How the screenshots are strategically placed around the headshot.

Addendum (9/28/2017): Here’s another example (a recent cover of Bloomberg Businessweek):