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Welcome to SNDigest – SND’s exclusive newsletter for members

The Society for News Design is pleased to introduce SNDigest for the benefit of its members. It is an exclusive bimonthly newsletter for SND members, delivering curated news, highlighting new chapters, industry activities, spotlighting active members and their accomplishments. It also includes tools and tips on creativity, and interviews with industry leaders. To access it, […]

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#SNDSF speaker Rodrigo Sanchez on creativity and experimentation

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.

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Chelsea and the City: Lessons learned after 2 years in NYC

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 […]

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+1T: Don’t toss those action figures on eBay

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 […]

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A look at the “fight of the century” pages: Mayweather v Pacquiao

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.

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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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Lost in translation? Spanish, Portuguese Calls posted

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: […]

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Wyse words: On building the Grid, and shutting it down

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, […]

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Cover Story: Behind the cover of Advertising Age’s Agency Issue

Art Director Jesper Goransson shares process behind Advertising Age’s “The Agency Issue.”

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[Cover Story] How The Atlantic’s May modern parenting cover came together

Design Director Darhil Crooks shares how the The Atlantic’s May cover came together.

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San Francisco Business Times redesign: A chat with creative director Matt Petty

San Francisco Chronicle designer Christopher Wong chatted with Matt Petty, creative director of the San Francisco Business Times, which launches their redesign today.

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[Cover Story] Behind Atlanta Magazine’s “Must-Do South” cover

Design Director Liz Noftle explains how Atlanta Magazine developed an illustrated concept for March’s“Must-Do South” cover.

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[Cover Story] Washingtonian Magazine dishes on “Where Foodies Shop”

Washingtonian Magazine Creative Director Michael Goesele shares the story behind April’s “Where Foodies Shop” cover.

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Cover Story: Portland Monthly dishes on ‘Top Docs’ cover

This week, Art Director Kate Madden shares the creative process behind Portland Monthly’s annual “Top Docs” issue.

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Cover story: Columbus Monthly

This week, Art Director Carrie Sosnowski shares how the cover for the November issue of Columbus Monthly was developed.

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Janet Michaud on POLITICO’s new magazine

In late July, The Washington Post’s design director Janet Michaud announced she was moving to POLITICO to become creative director of its new magazine. SND caught up with her to learn about the launch process.

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