Fast News for February 1, 2011

Fast News for February 1, 2011 SPD MEDIA MIX is our regular list of publication design, digital, and media news and updates. Please send your links and news items to SPD at and we'll add them to the Mix.

>> iPad Magazines Need a New Blueprint: they should be free, and be more like media apps and less like PDF readers....

>> MoMA's adding 23 digital typefaces to their permanent collection, a first for the NYC museum; the chosen ones include Verdana, Gotham, OCR-A and more, all on view starting March 2 at the Standard Deviations exhibit opening March 2nd...

>> Hearst closes the deal and now owns ELLE, Woman's Day and other Hachette titles...

  • Erik Spooner

    That ledein is a *little* misleading...they've got a letter of intent. But good work for Hearst--if they *do* close the deal, as expected, what a coup!

  • Nancy Stamatopoulos

    This is HUGE. Hearst scooped up Hachette? Does this mean "goodbye" to Hachette Filipacchi? (never pronounced right, but that's Fil-i-packy).

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