Society of News Design



Down to six: Vote on SND’s book cover

We began with 27 outstanding covers, from all over the world. A big thank you to all of the contributors for their concepts, and congratulations to our six finalists. After more than 5,000 votes were cast, the following represent your choices for the cover of the 36th edition of the SND annual (scroll to bottom […]

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Judges Tracy Collins and Emmet Smith present World's Best to a winning team on Saturday night.

World’s Best winners in print and digital honored

The Society for News Design on Saturday announced four World’s Best-Designed™ Newspapers — Dagens Nyheter (Sweden), De Morgen (Belgium), The Guardian (Britain) and Politiken (Denmark) — and one World’s Best-Designed™ winner from the digital competition, Facebook,.

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Andrea Levy on OpinionArt and her talk at #SNDDC

I sent Levy a lengthy list of questions for what I thought would be a Q&A, but as anyone who has ever worked with Andrea knows, she has a tendency not to give you what you expect. She gives you something better.

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Design for your ears: Hear about NPR One at #SNDDC

The app is one of SND’s 10 digital finalists for World’s Best-Designed this year. Being out of sight creates a unique set of constraints for building a mobile app.

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Vote now: The 36th Best of News Design Cover Contest

We have 26 cover possibilities for your consideration.

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Cover 36: Who’s got it? Enter our cover competition

Submit your cover design by Friday, March 27. We’ll post all the entrants here and give you a chance to vote on your favorite. The winning design will be the cover of the 36th edition of The Best of News Design™ annual.

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Winners list: 2014 Best of Digital Design competition

The Society For News Design is thrilled to announce winners from the 2014 “Best of Digital Design” competition.

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SND Digital: There are 10 finalists for World’s Best-Designed™

Ten finalists have been shortlisted for World’s Best-Designed™ digital news products from the annual SND Digital judging. The final winner or winners will be named at the annual workshop on April 11

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World’s Best-Designed™: Down to the final 17 papers

Here are the 17 newspapers that survived two days of elimination rounds in the World’s Best-Designed Newspaper competition.

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Best of Sports Design 2014: Last call for entries

The complete call for entries can be found here. If you have questions, please contact Josh Crutchmer at

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Black and White

Black and white color pages are never out of fashion The pages are not necessarily award winners.

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It’s entertainment time.

Entertainment pages are always a catch readers’ eyes. The pages are not necessarily award winners.  

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Andrea Zagata named SND37 Coordinator

Andrea Zagata, lead sports designer of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, has been named as competition coordinator for the 37th annual Best of News Design Print Creative Competition, to be held in February 2016 on the campus of Syracuse University in Upstate New York. Zagata has attended the competition as a facilitator six times since 2009, […]

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Judging the World's Best-Designed Newspaper takes several elimination rounds over a long weekend in Syracuse, N.Y.

Design judges reflect on the papers vying to be World’s Best™

Judges tasked with choosing the World’s Best-Designed Newspaper got a rare and unique perspective on the constanty-evolving state of newspaper presentation. After they saw all the entries, judges reflected on what they saw.

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World Cup 2014

Vibrant World Cup coverage in the world press. The pages are not necessarily award winners.

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Facilitators, judges, team captains, book editor, photographer, database desk, online coverage desk. All competition team that make it possible.

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