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Lifetime Achievement honors go to Hans Peter Janisch, Rodrigo Sánchez

The recipients of the Society for News Design Lifetime Achievement Awards in 2014 are Hans Peter Janisch and Rodrigo Sánchez. The awards were presented at SND’s annual workshop in Frankfurt, Germany in September. Twenty-two other honorees have received the award, which originated in 1993. Janisch, a newspaper designer and consultant known for his work in [...]

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Congratulations to 2014′s President’s Awards recipients

Each year, a few SND members and contributors are acknowledged with The President’s Award, was created in 1988 as a public acknowledgement to those who made a special effort on behalf our organization. Here are the latest recipients.

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Annual workshop moves to spring; D.C. selected for 2015

After 36 years of fall workshops, the Society for News Design Annual Workshop and Exhibition is moving to the spring to better serve its members. SND invites you to join us for its 37th workshop, to be celebrated April 9-11, 2015. The event will be held at the world-famous Newseum, with an opening hosted at [...]

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Two cities, two quick courses, same dates: you choose

The SND iPad/Tablet workshops kick off their fall season with a pair of two-day workshops on Oct. 24-25. Expert trainers Yuri Victor of Vox Media and Joey Marburger of the Washington Post will head to the headquarters of USA Today in Arlington, Va., while Chris Courtney and Heather Billings of the Chicago Tribune will teach [...]

John Niedermeyer in Frankfurt, Germany, to speak at the SND 2014 workshop.

Creating ‘Snow Fall’ projects on snowflake budgets, and other tips from the NYT’s John Niedermeyer

John Niedermeyer is Deputy Director of Digital News Design at the New York Times. While at SND Frankfurt, he spoke with Adam Baumgartner about his role in producing quality design that preserves the Times’ legacy in a digital environment.

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SND ELECTION RESULTS Okasaki, Steele and Quinn elected 2015 SND officers

Each year the Society for News Design holds elections for its officers: the secretary-treasurer, vice president and president. SND members vote and the winners are announced at the annual workshop. Write-in votes are allowed and recorded in the results below. The final election results are: SND SECRETARY/TREASURER Douglas Okasaki, (@dokasaki) senior designer at the Gulf News [...]

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Dog flushing, rabbit smuggling, bookmarks and Batkids: A candidate Q&A

[SND officer elections are handled electronically and open to all members. Contact skomives@snd.org if you haven't received your ballot.] With just one week to go before the 2015 officer election ends, I caught up with the two candidates for secretary/treasurer, Douglas Okasaki and Frank Mina, for a Q&A — trust me, there are things here [...]

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SND Frankfurt: Brimming with ideas

Ugly designs you have to love. Saving print with type. Following eyeballs, literally. Design through obstruction. The 2014 SND Frankfurt workshop is all about ideas and insights. Here are some more topics our speakers will bring.

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Veronika Illmer explains the mass appeal of BILD’s design aesthetic

Veronika Illmer, who has been in charge of art direction at Bild and Bild am Sonntag since 2001, is among the amazing speakers at the 2014 SND Frankfurt workshop. She talked to workshop organizer Stefan Knapp about the German newspaper’s striking design.

Javier Errea is coming to SND Frankfurt.

Javier Errea to speak at SND Frankfurt workshop

Add Javier Errea’s name to the impressive roster of speakers at SND Frankfurt. Errea is principal of Errea Comunicación, a news design studio based in Pamplona, Spain, and before that has been a reporter, editor and art director at several newspapers throughout the country.