Hamburg’s stunning weekly Die Zeit is known for its sophisticated art direction, razor-sharp typography and a continued period of visual excellence unrivaled in the visual world. An important part of its visual report are its infographics. The weekly publication was one of SND’s World’s Best Designed newspapers this year. Nora Coenenberg, one of four graphics [...]
Seven illustrators — Miguel Davila, Adonis Durado, Martin Gee, Michael Hogue, Andrea Levy, Troy Oxford and Dan Zacroczemski — have donated their services to create a custom illustration for you.
Harris Siegel was given SND’s Lifetime Achievement Award on Saturday. We haven’t heard much Harris since he left newspapers in 2008, so we wanted to catch up with some questions and answers.
This morning, Andrew Kueneman, deputy director of digital design at The New York Times, Greg Manifold, design director at the Washington Post, Sarah Sampsel, director of digital strategy at the Washington Post, and Judith Siegel, senior UX designer at CNN.com presented “Go Long: How to master long-form digital design,” a session about the process behind making a couple thousand word stories beautiful in a digital presence.
Here’s what you need to know to get your day started.
This afternoon, University of Miami professor Albert Cairo, author of The Functional Art,” presented, “An Insightful Art: The Future of News Infographics,” a session about the values all infographics should hold, now and in the future.
Each year the Society for News Design holds elections for its officers: the secretary-treasurer, vice president and president. SND members vote and the winners are announced at the annual workshop.
Emily Theis is an editorial designer at The Boston Globe and will soon finish her senior year at Ball State University. Throughout the workshop, she will be illustrating key points from our speakers.
Sessions Today is all about the students at SNDU, who will hear from Steve Dorsey, Seth Gitner, and Larry Buchanan before portfolio critiques, and the Graphics Garage. For tonight’s opening reception at the Kentucky Derby Museum, shuttles will constantly run from the Galt House Hotel from 3 – 7 p.m. The reception officially starts at 6 p.m., but the last [...]
As journalists, students, professors, and advisers from around the world are preparing for next week’s annual workshop, we’ve asked Ron Johnson, Director of IU Student Media, to give a little last minute advice.
Each week, newspapers put their best foot (and stories) forward in their Sunday editions. This week, the Minneapolis Star Tribune and Lafayette (Ind.) Journal & Courier share their most recent projects.
Leading up to the start of the Dodgers’ series against the Atlanta Braves, the LA Times released an eight-page preview section, anchored around an illustration by Moscow-based Evgeny Parfenov. We asked deputy design director Derek Simmons to give us a look at a few of the pages.
SND caught up with Ryan Hildebrandt, Creative Director at the Louisville Gannett Design Studio and SNDLou coordinator, to find out about the recent redesign launched by the Louisville Courier-Journal.
Variety Creative Director Chris Mihal reminds us that when pitching ambitious projects, showing is better than telling.
SND’s traveling iPad/Tablet Design Quick Course lands in the Twin Cities this Friday and Saturday. Here’s your guide to attending.
Join us for an intensive two-day learning experience in tablet design! We’ll be in Washington and Montreal later this month, followed by Toronto in mid-June. These courses are sponsored by the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation, and are free for members and just $25 for nonmembers. Seats are limited, click here to register!