Fast News for August 16, 2011

Fast News for August 16, 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 mail@spd.org and we'll add them to the Mix.

NYerAPP_goings2.PNG>> Apps round-up, pt 1: if you're still in NYC right now and not on vacation, you may need the new app from The New Yorker, a distillation of just their Goings On About Town editorial listings. Gizmodo says, "I'm Sorry Your Crappy City Doesn't Have Something Like the New Yorker's Goings On App" and from what we've seen so far, they're right. Min App Central gave it an A-, high praise around almost every part of the woods. All Things D details some of the extras involved, including audio recordings from critics and highly detailed search function. Free at iTunes here, for Android here...

>> Apps round-up, pt 2: Bonnier's launching a tablet-only fashion magazine, C-Mode...

>> Bloomberg Businessweek's design team put up a site for the 37-page infographic that is their Popularity Issue: see it here, and more from the making-of here and here...

>> AIGA is taking on the Huffington Post for their request for (surprise!) free design work...

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