Mark Porter

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A wonderful book

June 4th, 2010

I was presenting a magazine design in Paris yesterday, the preparation for which goes some way towards explaining my lack of posts, tweets, sleep etc in the last week. So I missed the chance to comment in a timely fashion on the Times website and the great ipad magazine layout debate.

After the meeting I had a late train back to London so I managed to spend some time in one of Paris’ very civilised book shops, where I found this…

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SND Italia (2)

May 22nd, 2010

On friday, SND Italia moved to Rome for a conference in — weirdly — a building where I lived in the 1990s when I was working on Colors magazine. Read the rest of this entry »

SND Italia

May 19th, 2010

I’m in Italy for the first SND conference of the new Italian chapter. It was Milan today, and I’ve just got the train to Rome for a meeting at Internazionale tomorrow, and another day of talks (same speakers) in Rome on Friday. Read the rest of this entry »

The Independent rides again

April 27th, 2010


Last week I had other things on my mind (moving into a studio and getting started with my new life as a consultant), so I’ve only just now spent some time with the new Independent. Read the rest of this entry »

And in other news, DeVolkskrant goes tabloid

March 29th, 2010


In the last two months I’ve been advising the lovely people at Amsterdam’s DeVolkskrant on the transition from the very wide Dutch broadsheet format to tabloid. It’s been great fun and the results are out today. Read the rest of this entry »

ipad hysteria mounts

March 4th, 2010

Last night the EDO and BSME collaborated on a panel discussion about digital publishing platforms, and – inevitably – the ipad in particular. Read the rest of this entry »

I’m back… And a nice award

March 3rd, 2010

You may have noticed that I dropped off the radar completely for the last month. I had to take some time out, but I’m happy to be back with some news about another, and very gratfying, award for the Guardian. Read the rest of this entry »

Personal news

January 30th, 2010


Lots of buzz going around recently about this project. Read the rest of this entry »

Mario Garcia on fd

December 16th, 2009

Mario is full of praise for the design of fd, the Dutch business paper I did a couple of years ago.

Another Zürich redesign

October 5th, 2009

While I was in Italy putting Internazionale to bed, the Tages Anzeiger (the other main Zurich paper) launched their redesign, hot on the heels of their main rivals, the NZZ. Read the rest of this entry »