For those who live in Japan, earthquakes are almost part of their daily routine. A tremor occurs in Japan at least every five minutes, and each year there are up to 2,000 quakes that can be felt by local residents. The average is between 4 and 5 magnitude that is considered “normal” (2.5 to 5.4 […]
To Enter: http://digital.snd.org/ The new deadline is Friday, January 27, 2017, 11:59 EST. Judging: Will take place February 24-26. Follow along: We’ll be using the hashtag #SNDDigital Past Winners: http://www.snd.org/bodd/ The Society for News Design is pleased to announce its 15th annual Best of Digital Design competition. The official entry site is now receiving entries. […]
The Society for News Design wants to showcase your great work in print and online for the US Election coverage. Send your pages or links to email@example.com Don’t forget. Please, submit your U.S. Election coveration to SND competition; print and online Don’t forget. Please, submit your U.S. Election coveration to SND competition; print and online […]
Now is the time to register for the 24th Malofiej infographics summit, and prepare your entries for inclusion in the print or online categories. The Malofiej is hosted at the University of Navarra in Pamplona, Spain, by SND Region 14 (Spain and Mediterranean) and is referred to as the Pulitzers for infographics. The awards, the […]
Antonio Farach is the Infographic Editor at the Times of Oman and Al Shabiba, two papers in Muscat, Oman, that combined to win 154 awards in the 36th Best of News Design competition. Farach was a Civil Engineering student at the Honduras’ National University but quit after realizing that he was most interested in news […]
Ball State grads are everywhere in our profession, and wherever they are, there is a connection to Jennifer George-Palilonis. Palilonis, a full professor at Ball State, recently stepped down as journalism graphics sequence coordinator to become co-director of the school’s new Center for Emerging Media Design & Development, which will offer a master’s program in […]
Chiqui Esteban heads a talented crew at The Boston Globe, creating a stream of great news graphics. Two forces jump to the surface when talking with Esteban. One, the lasting impact of the Globe’s much-heralded 2011 site redesign — a change that brought device-agnostic site design to the top of the news design conversation. This […]
The Times of Oman and Al Shabiba are among the top winners in SND’s annual competition with bold designs that take on big stories in big ways.
Freelance designer and illustrator Larry Buchanan shares his sketch for a recent New York Times interactive. Sketch Illustrator artboard The final result (Click the image below to view Buchanan’s interactive.) Have a sketch to share? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Visual journalist Lou Spirito is using his THIRTY81 project to highlight the unique qualities of each Major League ballpark through a series of 31 minimally designed posters. And he’s using Kickstarter to help.
In Pamplona, a picturesque city in northern Spain, a week of infographic intensity has been completed. 1,191 entries (from 154 organizations in 28 countries) have been scrutinized, hours of lectures attended, a great deal of food and wine has been consumed, and I made my annual run at the world gin and tonic record. You can see the full list of winners here. And see the golds here.
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The Poynter Institute’s fifth EyeTrack study focused on tablet design, and was unveiled this week at a workshop at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. You can read more about the overall project here. The study focused on the opportunities that touch, location, pinch, swipe, and scroll, bring to the user experience for […]