As this is one of my first posts on Abduzeedo I decided to write a quite unconventional one. I'm a regular reader of Abduzeedo since about a half year - I'll never regret - but articles about printed mediums are pretty rare on Abduzeedo. So, in this post I'll show you some newspaper designs that are great in my opinion. Also, there's a great video from the TED Talks by Jacek Utko on how design can save newspapers.

If you know other newspapers with great design don't hesitate in sharing with us. Leave a comment linking some photos so we can take a look at them.

Die Presse am Sonntag

I'm Austrian, therefore it's pretty normal to subscribe to an Austrian newspaper. "Die Presse am Sonntag " is the sunday edition of the daily paper "Die Presse".

They have a great layout and quality journalism, but the sunday edition is even better designed:

Newspaper Designs - Die Presse am Sonntag

Newspaper Designs - Die Presse am Sonntag

Country: Austria Circulation: about 270.000 http://www.diepresse.com

Hartford Courant

Since many years the Hartford Courant is constantly among the world's best designed newspapers. I think that especially the typography is awesome.

Newspaper Designs - Hartford Courant

Newspaper Designs - Hartford Courant

Newspaper Designs - Hartford Courant

Newspaper Designs - Hartford Courant

Country: USA Circulation: about 250.000 http://www.courant.com/

The Rzeczpospolita

The Rzeczpospolita won an award at the 27th competition of newspaper design of the SND (Society of Newspaper Design). In my opinion this newspaper really deserved this award, although the whole design's quite conservatie and traditional.

Newspaper Designs - The Rzeczpospolita

Newspaper Designs - The Rzeczpospolita

Country: Poland Circulation: about 200.000 http://www.rp.pl/

Dubai Xpress

A very new (launched in 2007), clear structured magazine.

Newspaper Designs - Dubai Xpress

Newspaper Designs - Dubai Xpress

Newspaper Designs - Dubai Xpress

Country: UAE Circulation: 80000-10000, weekly http://gulfnews.com/about-gulf-news/al-nisr-portfolio/xpress

Chicago Sun-Times

The redesigned look of a popular daily paper in Chicago. In my opinion, the standard of the content is debatable, the design isn't.

Newspaper Designs

Newspaper Designs

Newspaper Designs

Newspaper Designs

Country: USA Circulation: about 310.000 http://www.suntimes.com/index.html

The Virginian Pilot

There's nothing to say about this design, except: Absolutely awesome.

Newspaper Designs - The Virginian Pilot

Newspaper Designs - The Virginian Pilot

Newspaper Designs - The Virginian Pilot

Newspaper Designs - The Virginian Pilot

Newspaper Designs - The Virginian Pilot

Country: USA Circulation: about 200.000 http://pilotonline.com/

The Guardian

And, last, but definitely not least, maybe world's best designed newspaper.

Newspaper Designs - The Guardian

Newspaper Designs - The Guardian

Newspaper Designs - The Guardian

Newspaper Designs - The Guardian

Country: UK Circulation: about 330.000 http://www.guardian.co.uk

TED Talks

Jacek Utko designs to save newspapers

About the Author

I'm LuKas Salomon a young Austrian design interested guy who is pretty new in the online design scene. I write on several design focussed blogs and gonna launch an own blog soon.

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