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Vote now: The 36th Best of News Design Cover Contest

We’ve seen a lot of competition judging in the last few months – Best of Print, Best of Digital, Malofiej, etc. – but there’s one more to go: we’d like you to help us judge the 36th SND Best of News Design cover. We have 26 cover possibilities for your consideration. Have a look at […]


10 things to know for #SNDDC as the workshop gets closer

We’re excited to see you in Washington for the annual workshop, SNDDC, which is coming up quickly. The event officially begins on April 9 (with an pre-opening the night before). Here are 10 things to know as you prepare for trek to the nation’s capital.


Design for your ears: Hear about NPR One at #SNDDC

NPR One is a personalized audio experience designed to be heard. The app is one of SND’s 10 digital finalists for World’s Best-Designed this year. Being out of sight creates a unique set of constraints for building a mobile app. Take a listen at SNDDC as Jeremy Pennycook and Dan Newman share the evolution of […]


Andrea Levy on OpinionArt and her talk at #SNDDC

I first saw Andrea Levy in person at the SND Houston workshop in 2005, after years of admiring her illustration work in Best of News Design annuals. Attending her session that year was, for me, Must See Levy. As she began showing a few of her raw photographs in that dimly lit hotel conference room, […]


A preview: Roger Black on #newstype at #SNDDC

Legendary designer, art director and SND Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Roger Black will launch a typography series, News Type, at SNDDC next month.


The designer’s guide to Washington during #SNDDC

Coming to Washington for #SNDDC in April? We’ve got you covered on how to get around, where to experience the culture of the city, places to dine and drink, and a whole lot more.


Cover 36: Who’s got it? Enter our cover competition

Submit your cover design by Friday, March 27. We’ll post all the entrants here and give you a chance to vote on your favorite. The winning design will be the cover of the 36th edition of The Best of News Design™ annual.


Kaeti Hinck on INN’s redesign, rebranding efforts

On March 10, The Investigative News Network became the Institute for Nonprofit News, and design director Kaeti Hinck takes us behind the scenes of the redesign.


Meet the 60 participants tackling picture stories at #SNDMakes D.C.

By the end of a 2.5-day prototyping sprint, teams will showcase their solutions. Here are the talented participants representing more than 30 different organizations.


Redesigning The Globe and Mail for the digital age — Craig Saila at #SNDDC

As the Director of Digital Products for The Globe and Mail, Craig Salia has overseen the development of its mobile app portfolio. Several new products are on the horizon.