Society of News Design



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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Ted Irvine

Some questions for SND Frankfurt speaker Ted Irvine

Ted Irvine, the senior design director at Vox Media, joins an impressive roster of speakers at the 2014 SND Frankfurt workshop (click here to register). We asked him a few questions to get to know him better. While I find inspiration from newspapers, I rarely read them anymore. When I do have the opportunity to do so, I […]

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Ibrahim Nehme

Ibrahim Nehme, Lukas Kircher, Sara Quinn will speak at SND’s Frankfurt workshop

Ibrahim Nehme is the editor-in-chief of The Outpost magazine. Two years ago, he quit the advertising world and founded The Outpost. Published from Beirut and dubbed “a magazine of possibilities,” The Outpost is a quarterly print publication that aims to ignite a socio-cultural renaissance in the Arab world by inspiring its readers to explore a world of possibilities. Soon after its […]

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Zaman design director Fevzi Yazici talks about the power of photojournalism.

Great work +1 = Zaman

Students mock up a feature page at the 9th annual Newspaper Design Days at Zaman. Adonis Durado of the Times of Oman is enveloped by students. When you enter the offices of Zaman newspaper in Istabul, you’re greeted by large block letters represented the five W’s and one H of journalism, as well as an […]

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Sophie Gräfin zu Eltz

Durado, Gräfin zu Eltz, Gomez set to speak in Frankfurt workshop

Three more designers have been added to the roster of speakers at the 2014 SND Frankfurt workshop, joining an already impressive lineup.

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WAN-IFRA and SND to host 2nd biennial “News Design Conference” in India

WAN-IFRA and SND are happy to announce the 2nd biennial News Design Conference in South Asia. Good things are often worth repeating. Such is the case for the South Asia News Design Conference, co-presented by SND and WAN-IFRA. The 2012 conference in New Delhi was such a hit that we’re bringing it back, this time […]

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Look who’s speaking at SND Frankfurt

The 2014 SND Frankfurt workshop, just four months away, is rolling out its roster of speakers. We’re sure you will agree that already, the lineup is impressive.

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A tool for providing backstory to readers at #SNDMakes

Our team set out to answer the question of “How might we better help readers understand stories by improving the context?”.Over the two-day SNDMakes designathon in March 2014, we built Backstory. It’s a visual and structural prototype that got us thinking about how we present the news.

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A tool for browsing moving stories and long-form video at #SNDMakes

Team green: Moving Stories Kyle Ellis is a designer for CNN Digital and digital director for SND Tory Hargro is visual designer manager at USA Today Frank Mina is deputy managing editor at the San Francisco Chronicle Zach Wise is faculty at Medill School, designer developer at Northwestern University Knight Lab Adam Baumgartner is a junior at Ball State University Tyler […]

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Project Skim improves long-form scannability on small screens at #SNDMakes

Team blue: Project Skim Damon Kiesow is senior product manager at The Boston Globe Adam Schweigert is director of technology at Investigative News Haoyun Su is a data journalist at the Indianapolis Star Tyson Whiting is a lead designer at Vox Media KK Rebecca Lai is a junior at Northwestern University and a Knight Lab student fellow Priya Krishnakumar is a […]

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Sluice is a prototype for showing the “social gold” of a story at #SNDMakes

Team pink: Sluice Huge Ma is a front-end engineer at Vox Media Rebekah Monson is a communication manager at the University of Miami Cory Williams is support manager at Vox Media Tim Wong is a senior digital designer at The Washington Post Katie Zhu is a software engineer at Medium Nicole Zhu is a sophomore at Northwestern University and a Knight […]

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#SNDMakes teams define projects, begin work

Day one of #SNDMakes included time for participants to discuss questions related to our topic, a series of lightning talks on subjects ranging from project management and user testing to Tarbell and Meteor.js, and low-fi wireframing.

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Agenda for #SNDmakes Indianapolis: The story form

This weekend, in conjunction with the digital competition in Indianapolis, more than 30 industry thought leader are digging in on two focused days of ideation and prototyping for #SNDmakes Indianapolis: The story form.

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Meet the design nerds gathered in Indianapolis to invent new story forms

This weekend SND is nerding out on story-form design, with a focus on inventing new ways to evolve how we think about presenting digital narratives.

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