David Jonathan Ross on typeface design and the font SNDCLT helped inspire

David Jonathan Ross is a gifted typeface designer who currently produces fonts for his type foundry, DJR. He also contributes to Font Of The Month Club, the Type Network, and co-curates a blog of cursive LA signage. His love of letters is expressed in his desire to not solely imbue beauty and rhythm to a […]

SND Digital: Behind Matt Callahan’s Award-Winning Portfolio

This week we take a break from print design to look at some of the digital work being done by our members. Matt Callahan is a designer at the Washington Post, working in both print and digital projects. His digital portfolio was given an Award of Excellence this year in the SND Digital Competition. The […]

With The Lily, The Washington Post amplifies women’s voices in media

When it comes to news design and innovation, the Washington Post may be the best in the business. Armed with a team dedicated to using new ideas to increase the paper’s audience, they have been able to pull off rare feats. Their most recent? A modern spinoff of The Lily, the first U.S. newspaper for and by women. This new […]

SND38 Individual Portfolio Winner Spotlight: Brandon Ferrill

Brandon Ferrill Designer Minneapolis Star Tribune What is your current job title, and how long have you been in that role? I’ve been a designer for the Star Tribune in Minneapolis for the past two years. What do you love about designing for print? I love being part of a process that tries to help […]

SND38 Individual Portfolio Winner Spotlight: Lise Mogensen

Lise Mogensen Junior Graphic Designer Politiken What is your current job title, and how long have you been in that role? I work as a Junior Graphic Designer, which at Politiken means that I’m still enrolled as a student. I have worked here full time as an apprentice for about three years, finishing my final […]

SND38 Individual Portfolio Winner Spotlight: Wayne Kamidoi

Wayne Kamidoi Art Director for enterprise and project The New York Times What is your current job title and how long have you held it? Art director for enterprise and projects since November 2015, when The Times started its in-house print hub. Previously, I was an art director in The Times’ sports department for one […]

SND38 Individual Portfolio Winner Spotlight: Adam Vieyra

Adam Vieyra  Senior Graphic Designer, communications Formerly:  San Diego Union-Tribune What was your job title at the U-T, and how long were you in that role? I was a Page Designer at the San Diego Union-Tribune for three years. What is your job now? I’m a “Senior Graphic Designer” at a communications firm now. In that […]

SND38 Individual Portfolio Winner Spotlight: Chelsea Kleven

Chelsea Kleven Senior Designer The Villages Daily Sun What is your title, and how long have you been in that role? I’m a Senior Designer. I’ve been in that role for a little over a year, and have been with the Daily Sun for almost 4 years. What do you love about designing for print? […]

Meet Our New SND.org Contributor, Todd Johnson

SND CONTRIBUTOR: Todd Johnson, is a visual journalist at the San Francisco Business Times. Prior to the Business Times, he was a contributor at Los Angeles NPR affiliate KPCC 89.3 and VoiceWaves, a non-profit youth media organization. Todd’s work has received honors from the National Press Photographers Association, the Press Photographers Association of Greater Los […]

SND38 Individual Portfolio Winner Spotlight: Tim Ball

Tim Ball Creative Director  POLITICO  What is your current job title, and how long have you held it? I’m Creative Director for Politico in Europe, based in Brussels, Belgium. I started here on October 1, 2015. (For scale: Politico’s European edition started in April 2015.) What is the biggest difference you have noticed designing for […]

SND38 Individual Portfolio Winner Spotlight: Kelli Sullivan

Kelli Sullivan Deputy Design Director for News & Projects Los Angeles Times  What is your current job title, and how long have you been in that role? Deputy Design Director for News and projects. I have been in this position here at the Times since 2005, 11+ years. Before that, I was Deputy Design Director in our […]

FREE May 2017 calendar wallpaper + anniversaries and events

May is only starting and Society for News Design provides a calendar of events happening this month. “The best that you can do” is the 2017 SND Year-Long Conversation to provide incentive and help designers worldwide to improve themselves, be more creative and to do their best designs in print and online, by thinking in […]

Donald Trump’s 100 days in office portrayed in cartoons

As a way of gauging if he met the ambitious goals he had set for the period, the Society for News Design and the Danish newspaper Politiken invited cartoonists from all over the world to create cartoons that addressed this question: “How did Donald Trump manage his first 100 days as president?”

Best of News Design: SND38 World’s Best-Designed™ Newspapers

The Society for News Design is delighted to announce the two winners of World’s Best Designed Newspaper. Entries were evaluated on writing, visual storytelling, use of resources, execution, photography, headlines and “voice” – as well as overall design. Congratulations to the two World’s Best print winners from SND38: Die Zeit                 […]