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 […]

Roger Black joins SND Frankfurt lineup

Design and typography icon Roger Black is joining an already stellar cast of speakers at SND Frankfurt. Since taking on his first job at LA Magazine in 1972, Roger has been chief art director or design consultant for publications of all kinds, all over the world. Among them: Rolling Stone, Outside, New York, The New […]

Run, Gabi, Run! Keeping up quality content and diversity on deadline

Gabi Schmidt, the Creative Director at Schmidt Media Group — and speaker at the upcoming SND Frankfurt workshop — enjoys new projects, and different countries and cultures. One of her greatest concerns as visual journalist is how to engage both the leadership teams and the staff so that they create a more balanced and diverse coverage of news. […]

Guardian creative director Alex Breuer joins SND Frankfurt lineup

Alex Breuer, creative director of The Guardian, joins an impressive roster of speakers at SND Frankfurt. Working in both digital and print formats, Breuer has worked across a broad range of high-profile brands including The Times, The Financial Times, Esquire and Men’s Health. At The Guardian, Breuer is developing new  content forms that will not just […]

SND Frankfurt: 10 reasons to go

It’s time to plan your trip to Frankfurt, Germany, for the 36th SND Workshop & Exhibition, Sept. 25-27. It’s a perfect combination of learning and tourism. Ten good reasons to join us: 1) Germany is home to some of the World’s Best Designed Newspapers. Die Zeit, Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, Welt am Sonntag and Der Freitag […]

Speakers from The New York Times, The National, National Geographic coming to SND Frankfurt

Three more speakers join an impressive roster of speakers at the 2014 SND Frankfurt workshop (click here to register). John Niedermeyer is the Deputy Editor for Digital News Design at The New York Times. He leads a team of digital designers in the newsroom who craft and build visually-rich story presentations, digital-first interactive features, and special packages for planned […]