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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 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.
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 [...]
[SND officer elections are handled electronically and open to all members. Contact firstname.lastname@example.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 [...]
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.
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.
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.