Can Design Save Newspapers?

“In the long run, I think that there’s no practical reason for newspapers to survive,” said Jacek Utko during his talk at this year’s TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) conference in Long Beach, California. “So what can we do?” Redesign them. Utko, an architect turned art director, has retooled newspapers from Austria to Slovenia with impressive results. Get the full story—complete with a Cirque du Soleil-catalyzed epiphany—and learn more about Utko’s “very egotistic” design approach in the below video from TED, via our careerist sister blog MediaJobsDaily.