Part of “Breakthroughs: Where Inspiration and Technology Meet,” a webinar series designed by Adobe and AIGA
There’s clearly a design revolution afoot. Publications are taking a
hard look at how they can stay relevant today with information consumed
via multiple formats: magazines, books, tablets, smartphones, e-books.
Print isn’t dead, but it is changing dramatically. And the argument now
isn’t so much about where content should live; it’s that content should
live everywhere. This session will give real proof points of how
digital technologies can be used to extend the reach and relevance of
traditional print publications.
In this webinar, moderator Callie Neylan will lead a discussion with Colin Fleming, digital publishing evangelist at Adobe
Systems, about the emerging technologies designers can use to create new
storytelling experiences, and designer Lindsay Powell, ePublishing designer for National Geographic, about what she’s learned
through translating National Geographic Magazine for digital
distribution: for example, how to reinterpret print publication layouts
into whole new designs optimized for mobile dimensions; taking advantage
of mobile device functionality; and considering what more can be
brought to a digital magazine through the enhanced interactivity of
To learn more about this topic, read the post webinar write-up.
Lindsay Powell is a graphic designer in Washington, D.C., with more than eight years combined experience in print, web and mobile design. She currently works as the ePublishing designer for National Geographic, where she helps reinterpret print magazines for the tablet platform, develops multimedia content and interactive graphics, and builds digital issues. This has given her the opportunity to work with Adobe directly to learn about and use the Digital Publishing Suite as it develops. She previously worked as a designer on the National Public Radio website, NPR.org. Lindsay received her bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communication from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Colin Fleming is at the confluence of design and print workflows, which lead to a variety of digital formats and experiences using Adobe tools. Digital publishing has numerous forms and formats—choosing the right one for your expression is the key—and Colin combines the tools and techniques to make this happen. His knowledge of photography, 3D, design, print production, prepress and software provide workflow solutions to cartographers, medical illustrators, advertising and design agencies, and publishing and print-media outlets. He has taught intense, high-level classes in design and production techniques since 1999. He is an Adobe Certified Instructor in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, InCopy, Acrobat and Lightroom, and is a Suites Master Instructor. He also has recorded video training with both lynda.com and Video2Brain, and has numerous recordings on AdobeTV about digital publishing and ePub workflows. Twitter: @grayfive.
is a designer, researcher and writer who has worked in visual and
interaction design for renowned design firms Gensler and Teague and
nonprofit media organization NPR. She has served as adjunct faculty at
the University of Washington and MICA (Maryland Institute College of
Art), teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses in design. She
is an award-winning designer whose work has been recognized by Communication Arts, I.D. and AIGA, and featured in The New York Times, Fast Company and on Gizmodo.
Callie holds an MFA in design from the University of Washington in
Seattle and is currently an assistant design professor at UMBC
(University of Maryland, Baltimore County) in Baltimore. Her research
interests focus on the aesthetics of interaction design.
“Breakthroughs: Where Inspiration and Technology Meet” is a new
webinar series designed by Adobe and AIGA exclusively for members.
Great designers need more than good ideas to succeed. Knowing this AIGA and Adobe, the official AIGA sponsor for design solutions,
have designed a free members-only webinar series to explore the ways
that today’s studios are creating innovative, multiplatform experiences
and the tools they’re using to achieve them.
Through visual presentations and instructive case studies, visionary
designers will pair with Adobe experts to offer guidance to help lead
you to your next breakthrough. Moderated by educator and interaction
designer Callie Neylan, each session will address industry best
practices and fresh ideas for using new technology and platforms to
solve client challenges.
Not sure you can make it? Go ahead and register if
you think you might be able to attend; the live webinar will be held on
Adobe Connect and includes an invaluable Q&A session near the end.
In the event that you cannot attend, all registrants will be sent a link
to view the archive within a week after the webinar concludes.
Great designers need more than good ideas to succeed. In this exclusive members-only webinar series, visionary
designers pair with Adobe experts to offer guidance to help lead
you to your next breakthrough.
Section: Tools and Resources -
Designing websites is getting more and more complex, from design considerations to technical and functional approaches. What are the technologies designers can use to create successful web experiences, regardless of context? Join moderator Callie Neylan in a discussion with Dan Mall of Big Spaceship and Scott Fegette of Adobe for the third in the “Breakthroughs” series of members-only webinars.
Mobile phones and tablet devices are fast becoming our primary way of
accessing information. Watch this webinar to better understand the trends around these
devices and ensure you design the right experience for your client.
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