Archived Posts by Jon Wile
Tuesday, February 5th, 2013
Most members of the Society have a “Dorsey” story to share. It only took a few emails to get the superlatives flowing, which became the genesis of this project. Below you can read what was emailed to us, and if you have something you’d like to say please leave it in the comments field at the bottom of this post.
Thursday, January 31st, 2013
For the last 13 years, Steve Dorsey has made valuable contributions to the Society ranging from editor of the Design Journal to president of the organization. Now, as he takes a step back from formal leadership, we honor his long-standing dedication to making the Society better for the sake of its members.
This is the first in a three-part series:
Part 2: Design leaders share their thoughts on Steve Dorsey
Part 3: Steve Dorsey in his own words
Sunday, February 6th, 2011
The Washington Post’s Jon Wile got his first taste of the competition Saturday as a news judge. He shares his reactions and new-found appreciation what it takes to get five judges to agree
Friday, May 7th, 2010
Josh Crutchmer, of the Chicago Tribune and a blogger at SportsDesigner.com, sat down with us for a “Q and A”. The biggest thing we wanted to know: Who will be named Sports Designer of the Year? Click the video above to see who joins the list of great names – Wayne Kamidoi, Vince Chiaramonte and Derek Simmons.
Monday, July 20th, 2009
Graphic design legend Nigel Holmes will be joining us in Buenos Aires to deliver the keynote for this year’s annual workshop, which happens Sept. 24-26 in Argentina. “We’re thrilled to have the legendary graphic designer and theorist as the keynote speaker,” said Matt Mansfield, SND’s president. “Nigel’s work visually explaining the world has informed a
Monday, March 30th, 2009
I went to Nashville for the SND Web Design Boot Camp at the Freedom Forum, which is an amazing facility on the campus of Vanderbilt University. There were 30 participants at the two-day workshop, most with similar backgrounds and skill levels as me. Luckily for us there were two excellent instructors — Tyson Evans of The New York Times and Dave Wright Jr. of NPR.
Wednesday, March 4th, 2009
We were in New York City on Saturday for a free regional meetup. More than 100 people joined us in person and many more checked in online. The all-star lineup of speakers included graphics legend Nigel Holmes, Rolling Stone art director Joe Hutchinson, former Fortune graphics editor Sarah Slobin, and New York Times interactive graphics
Thursday, March 6th, 2008
Where did you grow up? Go to school? … Any other pertinent info about Vince. I’m a native New Yorker, born in Brooklyn and raised on Long Island. I attended Daemen College, a small private school in Amherst, NY (a suburb of Buffalo) and graduated with a BFA in Design and Illustration. You didn’t take