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Interactive Newsprint concepts revealed

Ideas developed in the second Interactive Newsprint workshop

After months of distilling information gathered through our first community co-design workshops in November, members of the Interactive Newsprint team gathered in Preston this week to present a ‘concepts’ book to a smaller group of residents, groups and representatives. Jam-packed with interactive print ideas inspired by the first round of community consultation, the concepts book – collated by the University of Dundee after input from all the research team – […]

29th, February 2012 by - Categories - Uncategorized

Paper-data and the lessons of online analytics


Analytic data is a central to the online world. Imagine what impact it could make on printed news and information…. [Flickr credit: Scott’s Camera] As you’ll see from browsing this site, much of Interactive Newsprint’s product development and testing is concentrated on the community-inspired ‘interface’. We’re asking: what type of paper design and editorial content would the communities from across Preston like to see, and find useful, entertaining or even […]

24th, February 2012 by - Categories - Uncategorized

Interactive Newsprint arrives in Preston


Communities from across Preston came along to Interactive Newsprint’s first set of co-design workshops in the heart of the city in November. Taking place in the light and airy surrounds of community arts organisation Prescap, two afternoon workshops introduced a range of interactive paper prototypes to individuals, groups and local businesspeople. We showed a selection of examples of how the paper could be used by Prestonians to receive a wide […]

12th, December 2011 by - Categories - Uncategorized

How Can I Be Involved?


There are a number of ways you can be involved with the Interactive Newsprint project. How you’re involved really depends on whether you’re volunteering as a community reporter, a prototype tester or a reader. We are looking for community reporters who would like to learn about how to tell stories about things that are happening in their neighbourhoods. We are looking for people to be our prototypers taking part in […]

14th, November 2011 by - Categories - Uncategorized
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