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Case Study:
CCAS Newsmagazine

CCAS Newsmagazine Arts Issue cover
CCAS Fall18 spread
CCAS Newsmagazine before and after examples

The Center for Contemporary Arab Studies at Georgetown University produces a twice yearly newsmagazine. The publication features writing about issues impacting the contemporary Arab world from scholars, students, and practitioners. Each issue features the work of an Arab or Arab-American artist.

Since 2013, I have re-designed the publication twice. See below for before and after covers.


​CCAS News to Newsletter to Newsmagazine

The newsletter used to be produced in-house, without a designer. The first redesign tightened up the layouts, and gave it a consistent look.


When a new editor took over in 2015, we revamped the publication to look more sleek. It was re-christened as a "newsmagazine." I simplified the cover, and gave the interiors more cohesion, flow, and white space. This allows the content to feel more show-cased, instead of shoe-horned.

       Pre-2013                 2013-2015            2015-present

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