This week we look at some great editorial designs, some beautiful book cover designs, should you use slideshows, and more…
Beautiful Editorial Design of the Week
A fascinating essay on the swing of baseball player Bryce Harper. Even if you’ve no idea how baseball works, the graphics and data visualisations make this a really compelling essay.
News and Links
Should you ban slideshows? Some interesting thoughts on whether or not slideshows are an effective way to show your content.
We’re big fans of Vox Media’s longform designs – here’s an interview with Trei Brundett, Vox’s chief publishing offer about their custom publishing platform that powers it.
A great how-to guide for funding a journalistic Kickstarter project.
How people read and share news differently around the world.
Some beautiful book cover designs.
Great tips and suggestions in the comments for using a tablet in an education setting.