Mark Porter

Editorial design

Guardian iphone app

December 14th, 2009


Over the weekend, we released the first Guardian iphone app. You have to pay for it (£2.39 in the uk) but it has a lot more functionality than most of our rivals. More info here. Mainly positive reviews so far. Tell me what you think


  1. Comment by Tushar — December 15, 2009 @ 6:27 pm

    Being a fan of The Guardian newspaper design, and then much later, the design of the Guardian website (especially the homepage), I must say that the new app design is superb and consistent with the overall identity, I like how it fully embraces the quality of this new medium.

  2. Comment by Neil Christophe — December 29, 2009 @ 3:39 pm

    Looks like the free Le Monde app to me.

  3. Comment by John-Henry Barac — January 8, 2010 @ 2:07 pm

    If anyone wants to read a bit about the design process, I have written about it on my blog, We worked as a pretty small team building the app, and I found it interesting – having recently been a Guardian (print) art director, to be working on such a small, digital screen.
    Finally we have a medium and environment which reward the kind of attention to detail which we are used to putting into newspaper design, and it seems people like the reuslts! As i write this comment the app continues to do well, being No.1 sold news app in 6 countries including Canada and Australia…

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