Adding interactivity

At its most basic, editorial design is words and pictures on pages. It doesn't move or make a sound, and you can't click, drag or move it. You look and read, and don't interact. That's where people think newspapers and magazines lose out to the internet and screen-based media. And to an extent, it's true.

If you're a traditional print designer, HTML, XML or ActionScript may seem like a foreign language. The aesthetic side of screen design is similar to print but, all of a sudden, you need to be a computer programmer to make things 'work'.

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The Creative Bloq team is made up of a group of design fans, and has changed and evolved since Creative Bloq began back in 2012. The current website team consists of eight full-time members of staff: Editor Georgia Coggan, Deputy Editor Rosie Hilder, Ecommerce Editor Beren Neale, Senior News Editor Daniel Piper, Editor, Digital Art and 3D Ian Dean, Tech Reviews Editor Erlingur Einarsson and Ecommerce Writer Beth Nicholls and Staff Writer Natalie Fear, as well as a roster of freelancers from around the world. The 3D World and ImagineFX magazine teams also pitch in, ensuring that content from 3D World and ImagineFX is represented on Creative Bloq.