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A picture is worth 1,001 words

“Arabian Nights” (Arabic: كتاب ألف ليلة وليلة‎ Kitāb alf laylah wa-laylah), is a large collection of West and South Asian folk stories from the Islamic Golden Era (8th-13th centuries). Every evening, a beautiful bride called Scheherazade begins to tell a tale to her husband, the king, but does not end it in order to hold [...]

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[Cover Story] How The Atlantic’s May modern parenting cover came together

Design Director Darhil Crooks shares how the The Atlantic’s May cover came together.


San Francisco Business Times redesign: A chat with creative director Matt Petty

San Francisco Chronicle designer Christopher Wong chatted with Matt Petty, creative director of the San Francisco Business Times, which launches their redesign today.


[Infographic case study] The energetic visualizations from Swiss weekly NZZ am Sonntag

Plotting a course in the changing media landscape leading Swiss weekly NZZ am Sonntag made a new commitment to infographics. Infographics designer Marina Breame, took time to talk with SND and share some of their projects.


[Cover Story] Behind Atlanta Magazine’s “Must-Do South” cover

Design Director Liz Noftle explains how Atlanta Magazine developed an illustrated concept for March’s“Must-Do South” cover.


Students: Time to apply for travel grants and SND Foundation Scholarship

Deadlines are looming for two SND Foundation programs to help students to further their education and experience. Don’t miss the deadlines to apply.


The 35th cover: final vote

From 42 original cover possibilities, we’re down to seven. But there can be only one. So please help us determine the cover of 35th Annual Best of News Design book celebrating the winners. Have a look at the slide show below (use the View-Fullscreen function in the right corner to view the images larger), and [...]


Best of Sports Design 2013: Special Section Covers

Special section covers winners in the Best of Sports Design 2013 contest.


Best of Sports Design 2013: Enterprise/Feature Centerpiece

Enterprise/Feature centerpiece winners in the Best of Sports Design 2013 contest.


Best of Sports Design 2013: Live Game Covers

Live game cover winners in the Best of Sports Design 2013 contest.