One of the first things you'll notice is our new, colorful and easy-to-navigatefront page.We've made it easier for readers to find the day's top story aswell as other valuable content that appear elsewhere in the paper.
If you looked at a newspaper published100, 50 or even 20 years ago,odds are that it would appearstrangely old-fashioned to you. Where isthe color art? Where are the sophisticatedgraphics? The helpful indexes andboxes? Newspapers change with thetimes, and, over time, those changeshave been pronounced. So it is that TheSun is introducing a new look. LucieLacava, a noted design consultant whohelped guide The Sun's latest effort,answers some questions about newspaperredesign and the new look of thepaper.
Why are newspapers redesigned?
How often do newspaper redesignsoccur?
What are some of the most visiblechanges in the latest redesign?
Will Page One look different?
Where did the colors used to highlightfeatures and guide readers in theredesigned Sun come from?
Are you worried that all of this changewill turn faithful Sun readers off?
Lucie Lacava is president of Lacava DesignInc. Since founding her company in 1992,Lacava has redesigned more than 50 publicationsacross Canada, the United States,Latin America, and Europe. She hasreceived more than 100 national and internationalawards.
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