Richard Curtis: One of the Original Designers of the Look of USA TODAY That Revolutionized Newspaper Design In the 1980s

From a USA TODAY obit by David Colton and J. Ford Huffman headlined “USA TODAY’S Richard Curtis, a visionary of storytelling, dies at 75”:

Richard Curtis, one of the original designers of the look and feel of USA TODAY, including the bold use of color photography and graphics that revolutionized newspapers in the 1980s, died on Sunday.

The managing editor of USA TODAY’s graphics and photography department for 27 years, Curtis always said his goal was to be “distinctive” in a crowded and emerging media world….