La Nacion of Argentina has won Silver for its story about lost artifacts.
The Wall Street Journal has won Silver for its musical algorithm breaking down the score from “Hamilton.” Category: Graphics: Features and planned coverage Title: Hamilton Link: http://graphics.wsj.com/hamilton/ Comments: “Visualizing sound is tricky but they did it “enormously well.” It’s current, fun, both think-y and quirky. Often audio is ‘listen to audio as you look at […]
The New York Times has won Silver for its mapping of the 2016 Election. Category: Graphics: Features and planned coverage Title: The Two Americas of 2016 Link: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/11/16/us/politics/the-two-americas-of-2016.html Comments: “It’s a creative way of doing the thing everyone was talking about. It was a form unseen before in order to make information more clear. There […]
Berliner Morgenpost has won Silver for its innovative coverage of the Berlin marathon. Category: Breaking/Daily News: Planned coverage Title: Berlin city marathon 2016 Link: http://interaktiv.morgenpost.de/berlin-marathon-2016/ Comments: “The simplicity of the graphic’s execution is its hallmark. It would have been easy to go over the top with annotation and explanation. The graphic was dialed in and […]
Jurors have awarded The New York Times the first Silver medal of the SND Best of Digital Design competition for 2017. Judging of more than 1,000 entries began this morning and will continue through tomorrow. Category: Breaking/Daily News: Single-subject project Title: A Trail of Terror in Nice, Block by Block Link: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/07/14/world/europe/trail-of-terror-france.html Comments: “A creative […]
After three days of competition, SND38 Best of News Design judges awarded Best in Show to the New York Times for their entry in category 15A, single-day photo series, multiple photos.
Of all the things I did as a student at Syracuse University, attending the Best of News Design competition was one of my favorites. The graphic design program at Syracuse is small, and as one of the few people with an interest in editorial design, my professor, Claudia Strong, encouraged me to catch a […]
Next week, a bevy of visual journalists will come to St. Petersburg, Fla. to help with the Society for News Design’s annual creative competition. Some will judge the competition, but many students and professionals will help as “facilitators.” It’s a tough job, but one that comes with incredible learning opportunities and gives everyone involved a […]
The New York Times recently released a report that prescribes changes intended to carry the news organization into 2020 and beyond. A key recommendation: turn up the visuals. I am proud to have taken part in a previous effort to uplift the visual report at The Times, when I was hired to be the newspaper’s first […]
The Society for News Design is looking to hire a part-time or full-time correspondent to aggressively cover issues at the intersection of design, journalism and technology. This is a new position, supported by a recent grant from the Knight Foundation, to amplify the role of visual design and design thinking in news media. Expectations: Become […]
Let’s make 2017 a productive year for design. To help, the Society for News Design has a special gift for you: A distinct calendar highlighting the most important events during the year, featuring world-renowned illustrators. The secret for outstanding work? The planning, of course! When designers and art directors have enough time, they can produce […]