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 Society for News Design officers and board members are happy to welcome two new appointments: Aviva Loeb as Membership Director and Greicy Mella as SND.org editor.
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 […]
Last October, Roger Black and Poynter brought five well-known designers to New York City to rapid-prototype the future of news design. Now they’re gearing up for Phase II of this Design Challenge.
When Ole Munk was called in to redesign and help launch several new pages at Kristeligt Dagblad, he wanted to tread lightly: “The degree of change is small and that is on purpose,” he says.
The New York Times on Monday earned Best in Show at the SND Creative Competition, for its combination print/digital presentation of “The Displaced,” a series of stories highlighting the plight of refugee children around the globe. The package offered striking use of photography in print, and an immersive virtual reality experience. This marks the third […]
The Washington Post went live last week with its rweb site, released after test phases over the past few months. Rweb is a new digital reading experience offering about 200 curated stories without having to navigate through the traditional homepage. The project targets The Post’s growing social and mobile audience and incorporates the mobile innovation team’s lessons learned from producing the Washington […]
Singapore’s biggest publishing house SPH (Singapore Press Holding) celebrated its 170th anniversary with a complete redesign of SND award-winner The Straits Times, integrated with print, online and apps. To commemorate this important event, Singapore’s most-read newspaper invited design consultant Lucie Lacava to introduce a new redesign from print to online. She has helped to redesign over 100 publications around […]
Facebook Instant Articles is expected to go live in the next few days, a development that has the industry watching with a mix of trepidation and excitement. It might be a watershed moment for news media, or it might be an acknowledgment that the moment already has passed. As far as SND goes, it’s already […]
Of course Mario Garcia shows up in Istanbul wearing an Apple Watch. Stainless steel case, Milanese band. What else would he, the person behind 703 redesigns and original recipient of the SND Lifetime Achievement Award, be wearing? A Timex? Garcia spoke yesterday at the annual +1T Design Days conference here. Hosted by Zaman media group, […]
Excélsior burst onto the design scene with a stunning 2006 redesign that made a big impression with its inventive use of color, templating and individualized section styling. Its pages immediately took off at the SND Best of News Design competition, culminating in a World’s Best-Designed distinction in 2011. But times change, and recently Excélsior’s director […]
The Society For News Design is thrilled to announce winners from the 2014 “Best of Digital Design” competition.