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 […]

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                 […]

Malofiej 24 book released!

  The book collects last year’s winners as well as essays, articles and interviews. The volume features Kat Downs, Graphics Director at The Washington Post; Lena Groeger, from ProPublica (USA); Mariano Zafra, who shows the creation and consolidation of a multiplatform group in Univision; Chiqui Esteban, who writes about election coverage in the United States […]

Meet the people behind SNDCampus

Greicy Mella Greicy is currently a designer at the New York Daily News. Prior to that she designed at several New York City newspapers, served as an art director at the National Enquirer and a layout artist at HAMPTONS and GOTHAM magazines. She received grants to attend  SNDMakes in Austin and Chicago. After her prototyping experience […]

Beyond NYT 2020: Visual Journalism Isn’t Enough

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 image that shocked the world

  Again, the power of strong photography communicated the human tragedy of Europe’s migrant crisis. A Turkish border guard carries the lifeless body of a 3-year-old Syrian-Kurdish child, Aylan Kurdi, found on a Turkish beach. The photos shocked the world, drawing more attention to the tragedy of illegal immigration crisis plaguing Europe. Editors in the European […]

+1T: Mario Garcia on smartwatch design

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, […]