As designers we are living the most interesting and challenging age of the news industry. The technology used in writing is undergoing a huge transformation, addressing itself to a multitude of languages. The great challenge of our time is to combine different languages, in order to increase knowledge and understanding, to inform and clarify. According to Franchi, reporting is not merely filing a story once, but rather telling a continuous narrative in a way that is most relevant for a broad range of traditional and digital media—from breaking news to analysis, from interviews to commentaries, from photo essays and illustrations to information graphics and interactive visualizations of data.
Designer, Art Director, Journalist, Professor and Author (Milan)
Francesco Franchi is a Designer, Art director for IL / Il Sole 24 ORE, Journalist, Professor and Author of Designing News, published by Gestalten Verlag. He is also a member of The Society of Publication Designer (New York) and professional member of AIAP, the Italian Council of Communication Design. Since…