“Arabian Nights” (Arabic: كتاب ألف ليلة وليلة Kitāb alf laylah wa-laylah), is a large collection of West and South Asian folk stories from the Islamic Golden Era (8th-13th centuries). Every evening, a beautiful bride called Scheherazade begins to tell a tale to her husband, the king, but does not end it in order to hold [...]
Design Director Darhil Crooks shares how the The Atlantic’s May cover came together.
Deadlines are looming for two SND Foundation programs to help students to further their education and experience. Don’t miss the deadlines to apply.
From 42 original cover possibilities, we’re down to seven. But there can be only one. So please help us determine the cover of 35th Annual Best of News Design book celebrating the winners. Have a look at the slide show below (use the View-Fullscreen function in the right corner to view the images larger), and [...]
Judges from across the globe met in Syracuse and Indianapolis recently for the Best of News Design competitions in print and digital. Their work is done. Now we turn to you. We’d like you to be the judge of this edition’s cover. We’re asking the design community to vote on the cover of 35th Annual [...]
It’s on: submit your design for the cover of SND’s 35th edition of The Best of News Design™ book by March 7. We’ll post all the entrants here and give you a chance to vote on your favorite.
Judges and facilitators have convened to Syracuse, N.Y., to enjoy thousands of pages of excellent design and unspeakably awesome weather. Few people know the real reason they’re here: the annual tradition of SND Foundation Karaoke Night. Every year we raise an impressive amount of money from the people who come to Syracuse, but we also [...]
Syracuse grad student Miriam Taylor shot several videos that shows the intricate process behind the scenes at SND’s Best of News Design™ competition. SND35: Best of News Design™ competition behind the scenes from The Society for News Design on Vimeo. SND35: Best of News Design™ competition behind the scenes from The Society for News Design [...]
An Award of Excellence goes to The Economic Observer of Beijing, China, in Features Design, Lifestyle page.
Heather Hopp-Bruce is op-ed design supervisor at the Boston Globe, and is a Features judge for the 35th Best of News Design™ competition. To get to know her better, we posed three questions: Have you noticed any design trends? Giant random floating drop caps, but the actual first letter of the piece is still intact; chalkboard [...]
The Times of Oman and Al Shabiba are among the top winners in SND’s annual competition with bold designs that take on big stories in big ways.
It’s worth your while to let your best work stand up to the best in the world. (Part 1 of 4).
Learn about how donations to the SND Foundation have impacted past recipients, and how your donation entitles you to a tax break.
Nora Coenenberg chats about creating infographics at Die Zeit in Hamburg, Germany.
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.