Author Archives: Dickon

6 tips for tiny data visualisations on mobiles

Less is More. What information really has to be there for sense? Is it clear? Does the reader have to work to get it? Think vertically. Horizontal space is precious Complicated graphics are still worth it. But you will have … Continue reading

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BSME’s First Conference

Wallpaper’s Tony Chambers and Vogue editor Alexandra Shulman featured in the BSME’s first ever conference. The audience at Central Saint Martins in London heard plenty of tips about how to make brilliant magazines and how to keep those brands up … Continue reading

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BSME breakfast briefing: LinkedIn tips and tricks

Q&A this morning with Richard George, Corporate Communications Manager for LinkedIn. Thanks to The Hospital Club for hosting this meeting in London. Richard started by urging everyone to complete their profiles on LInkedIn with: 1) A photo – because people … Continue reading

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Flipside – the end of an era

This is a sad update to post so I will keep it short. The Trustees of the IET have with regret decided to close Flipside magazine after nearly ten years of publication. Over the years Flipside entertained and inspired millions … Continue reading

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New Flipside Apps for Tablets

Flipside arrives on tablets this month. We did some focus groups with teenage readers in schools last year where we asked them what they thought about magazines on tablets and showed them a few mockups. Most had very limited experience … Continue reading

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E&T Cover by Swifty

Another great cover illustration by graphic artist Swifty. This one is for our latest issue on the ‘Internet of Everything’.

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Protected: Online Information 2013

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Augmented Reality issue

Our latest issue of E&T looks at the potential for augmented reality. This technology uses the camera and screen to take a live scene in front of you – a street, a product or a magazine page for instance – … Continue reading

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Grand Challenge Pictograms

I have always liked pictograms – those universally recognisable graphic signs to guide people around airports, or the beautifully designed sets of sport icons that are part of each Olympic Games. Thanks to David McCullough, our new designer on E&T’s … Continue reading

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Eccentric Engineer book launch

  Buses, Bankers and the Beer of Revenge: an Eccentric Engineer Collection is the first book to come from E&T magazine. Justin Pollard (left in the picture) has been writing his Eccentric Engineer column for E&T for five years now … Continue reading

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