Reinvent a magazine that hadn’t undergone a significant redesign since publication started in 1978. Here’s how Matt describes his approach to transforming the look and feel of the legacy magazine.
The movement from one stage, or place, to another can be exciting, necessary, crazy-scary and growth-inducing. Musing upon their own experiences of making changes in their own lives, fellow creatives point the way forward.
SND is giving you a chance to get to know some of the SNDCLT Speakers before the conference. This week Fernando Baptista, Senior Graphics Editor of National Geographic Magazine.
If the best journalistic design reflects its subject, then newspaper and magazine designers in the Trump era are appropriately thinking in bold strokes, multi-column headlines, and tons of yellow and orange hues.
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 […]
For Spanish, click here Five publications have been awarded top prizes in the ÑH2016 competition, recognizing the Best of Journalistic Design in Spain, Portugal and Latin America: * La Nación (Buenos Aires, Argentina) was named best national newspaper; * Las Provincias (Valencia, Spain), best local or regional newspaper; * Nuestro Diario (Guatemala, Guatemala), the best […]
In an ongoing preview of speakers for the upcoming #SNDSF conference, SND interviews SND Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Rodrigo Sanchez, art director for El Mundo.
Chelsea Kardokus, designer at TIME, moved to New York City in 2013 and we followed her transition from Ball State University to life as a young professional in Manhattan through her blog series for SND, Chelsea & The City. Two years later, Chelsea shares what she has learned and gives us a look at her recent projects. You started […]
Fernando Baptista is a child of the 70s, which among other things meant sci-fi, summer blockbusters and action figures. He grew up on Star Wars, Planet of the Apes, King Kong. His mother would get him comic books and he’d spend hours sketching into the book’s margins. He’d get a Star Wars figure customize its […]
After a long five years of failed negotiations, the time has finally come for the two iconic superstars of their generation and of course, to the delight of designers.
The Spanish version of the Call for Entries is now available for your downloading pleasure here. Other languages coming soon. A few items of note: Later deadlines: The deadline for U.S. entries this year is January 28, 2015; for international entries it’s Feb. 4. You’re welcome to enter earlier than that, of course. Special categories: […]
Earlier this year The Grid in Toronto published its last issue. Under the creative direction of Vanessa Wyse, the hybrid magazine/newsweekly had set a new standard for design excellence, earning the first back-to-back-to-back World’s Best recognition in SND history. Vanessa was kind enough recently to take me through the evolution of The Grid’s design voice, […]