The Daily Blog

By Mario R. García on May 24, 2016

Silent treatment

Now we know that 85 percent of Facebook video is watched without sound. Surprised? You should not be.

Tags: Facebook, video, web, USA

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By Mario R. García on May 23, 2016

Apple Stores get a makeover: Why sometimes it’s smart to redesign before it’s needed

All of us turn into kids when we visit an Apple Store anywhere in the world, what with all those wooden tables filled with gadgets that stimulate the imagination—if not the wallet.  Now the first newly designed Apple Store has rolled out in San Francisco May 21.

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By Mario R. García on May 22, 2016

De Telegraaf: it is Vrij! a new weekend supplement

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By Mario R. García on May 19, 2016

Haptical aims at virtual reality

For tech journalist Deniz Ergürel virtual reality and other immersive technologies are where the action is going to be, and much sooner than many think.  His new project, Haptical, is all about virtual and augmented reality.

Tags: virtual reality

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By Mario R. García on May 18, 2016

Doing print happily? Some don’t agree

In one of my blog posts this week I related a series of examples of our own work where print plays a key role. Here is another view with a different narrative.

Tags: print, USA, The New York Times

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By Mario R. García on May 17, 2016

Some still do print happily…..

This was my interview with WAN IFRA’s World News Publishing Focus in advance to my presentation at the  WAN-IFRA’s 23rd World Editors Forum in Cartagena, Colombia June 14.

Tags: Media quintet, newspapers, Netherlands, De Telegraaf

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By Mario R. García on May 16, 2016

Why keeping brand visible on links is important.

We are not surprised at this data: 43 percent of social media users don’t know where the stories they read originally appeared. More reason for designers to work hard at putting the brand on all those links.

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By Mario R. García on May 15, 2016

Multiplatform Design & Storytelling class: more final projects

A week ago I published links to some of my Columbia University students' final project.  Here are the rest of the final projects as presented on last day of class last week.

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By Mario R. García on May 12, 2016

Stuff we like: Gulf News, Orange County Register, The Villages Daily Sun

It is a satisfying experience to see when good work is published  and good design prevails.  Here are some that caught our eye this past week. Take a look at them this weekend.

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