The Global Mail

by Aaron Gillett April 10, 2012

The Global Mail is a totally different kind of news publication, created with the intention of delivering independent journalism for independent minds. Headed up by award-winning journalist Monica Attard and CEO Jane Nicholls (formerly of Time magazine), TGM's philanthropic remit – no ads, no subscriptions and entirely not-for-profit – makes the publication's agenda clear. For the full experience, visit When it came to creating the website, we started by rethinking the way that we consume news, both online and via digital devices. Designed for as a comfortable reading interface, we drew upon legibility principles to create a site that utilises horizontal columns of text, minimising strain.