The Call for Entries for the 35th annual Best of News Design Creative Competition is now available in pdf form, along with editable Entry and Tally & Payment forms. The Call has now been translated into Spanish and German as well. The entry deadline is Jan. 15, 2014, for U.S. entries, and Jan. 22 for [...]
Hamburg’s stunning weekly Die Zeit is known for its sophisticated art direction, razor-sharp typography and a continued period of visual excellence unrivaled in the visual world. An important part of its visual report are its infographics. The weekly publication was one of SND’s World’s Best Designed newspapers this year. Nora Coenenberg, one of four graphics [...]
Andrea Zagata, a designer at the Buffalo News, shares a sketch of the centerpiece on Andy Reid turning around the Kansas City Chiefs for a Football Friday piece.
This morning, The New York Times published a story on the so-called Jewish breast cancer gene. The front page of the print edition — and the lead image online — shows a portion of a 28-year-old woman’s left breast. SND caught up with Michele McNally, the Times assistant managing editor of photography, to find out more about the picture editing process.
This week, Art Director Carrie Sosnowski shares how the cover for the November issue of Columbus Monthly was developed.
Seven illustrators — Miguel Davila, Adonis Durado, Martin Gee, Michael Hogue, Andrea Levy, Troy Oxford and Dan Zacroczemski — have donated their services to create a custom illustration for you.
In this series, we’ll get a behind-the-scenes look at redesigning The Daily Orange of Syracuse University.
The Dallas Morning News highlights a year’s worth of coverage for the 50th anniversary of the JFK assassination with a 12-page special section. Here’s an inside look at the section by designer Marilyn Bishkin and artist Michael Hogue.
Rob Schneider, presentation director at The Dallas Morning News, shares how the paper reprinted its Nov. 23, 1963 cover of the Kennedy assassination and made nearly half-a-million dollars.
In late July, The Washington Post’s design director Janet Michaud announced she was moving to POLITICO to become creative director of its new magazine. SND caught up with her to learn about the launch process.