Apps

Howler Magazine Scores!

Robert Priest and Grace Lee have produced a wealth of smart, elegant magazines, including O, The Oprah Magazine and the late, great Condé Nast Portfolio. They’ve made their mark in the digital world as well, creating the award-winning O, The Oprah Magazine app, interactive pieces for The Fiscal Times, and, most recently, Turnstile, a digital...

Creativity? There's an App for That!

Martha Stewart’s first creativity app brings paper crafting and design to the iPad. Developed in partnership with Happy, CraftStudio features Snapfish by HP as its exclusive launch sponsor and is now available in the App Store. Happy, developers of interactive apps exclusively for iOS (co-founded by Nicholas Callaway and Ellen Johnston, originally of Callaway...

Sex! Nudity! Comix! iPhone App… Censored!

Exclusive to Imprint! Adrianne Curry’s “bust” for revealing her butt wasn’t the only “scandal” unfolding during the recent San Diego Comic-Con. Elsewhere, cartoon characters were getting totally naked, and having sex, and taking drugs. And since they were images on an app, Apple was banning them from their iPhone. But then, Comix Classics is...

The Case Against Apps (and for the Web)

I’m not categorically against apps. On the contrary, I think apps are quite suitable for a variety of purposes; in particular, productivity, gaming, communications and one-way, consumable media are all types of applications that work quite well in the mobile context. But apps are not an ideal format for wide and un-monetized content distribution....

Introducing the HumuApp

In 1966 British artist Tom Phillips bought a second-hand book for threepence that he transformed into an entirely new work of art by changing every page through painting, collage and cut-and-paste techniques. He titled his altered book “A Human Document” or A Humument, and it is now a classic example of book art. The...