Introducing Monocle Mediterraneo

What a week: the much awaited Monocle Mediterraneo debuted July 29, and the Metropoli magazine exhibit started July 28. Be on the lookout for these events, which we will revisit. It is almost here, and, at least the front page is …

Dispatches from Hong Kong, Part 1: The Page One Challenge

Perhaps no Hong Kong newspaper faces a greater daily challenge than the South China Morning Post, which has been bringing news of Hong Kong and China to its readers, in English, since 1903. During its history, the SCMP has been owned by Rupert …

The Economist's Online Redesign Shines

TAKEAWAY: [The Economist's new online design] is clean, easy to follow, and promotes print well: The Economist’s redesign of its website is worth taking a look. A rich online edition design At a time when tablets, and specifically Apple’s iPad, dominate our conversations, along …

Try a Little Disconnectedness

William Powers’ new book Hamlet’s Blackberry is out and the media have taken notice.  The first major review of the book has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, and William made an appearance in Good Morning America recently to promote the …

Gourmet Returns as iPad app!

I was delighted to read that Gourmet magazine will be resurrected as an iPad app, just in time for me to use the device in the kitchen and perhaps try my hand at a recipe or two when time allows. The news brings …