Cover critique: Answers magazine

Cover critique is a new website feature from EPA. The cover of a magazine is submitted, and critiqued by two designers. We hope this will be a fun and informative feature for EPA’s designers. Our thanks to Dan Stelzer, art director for Answers magazine, for suggesting and coordinating the feature, and for being willing to […]

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Ask the Director: Do I need a photo release?

“Ask Doug” is an advice column by EPA Executive Director Doug Trouten, based on questions he encounters during the course of his duties.

 

Dear Doug:

 

When including a photo (taken by us) in an article we publish are we required to get a release to use the photo, or any special issues we should be aware of?

  

–Please Release Me

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Ask the Director: Should I build an iPad app?

“Ask Doug” is an advice column written by EPA Executive Diretor Doug Trouten, using questions he encounters during the course of his duties.

Dear Doug:

I’m wondering if I should jump on the bandwagon and pay somebody big bucks to write an iPad app for my publication. What do you think?

–Apple Envy

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Ask the Director

Over the years, the role of EPA’s executive director has grown to include a fair amount of consultation to the members. Former director, Doug Trouten, realized that many of the answers he provided to individual inquiries would be helpful for the entire membership. One of EPA’s board members suggested adding an “Ask Doug” section to […]

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InDesign Challenges Quark

Quark ruled the desktops of EPA publication designers for years, but people are beginning to switch to Adobe’s upstart InDesign program. Should you join them?

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