On day five of Design Days in Istanbul, 400-plus students are put to work, given the task of conceptualizing and executing a features supplement cover in a couple of hours from nothing but magazine scraps, a few office supplies, and their imaginations. The final results provide a spectrum of approaches as varied as the attendees, […]
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 […]
Congratulations and a big thank you to Ismael and Karen Sandiego, and Adonis Durado and Winie Ariany, whose submissions have been chosen as the cover designs for the 36th Edition Best of News Design book, to be published and sent to members this fall. Ismael and Karen designed the newspaper-quilt cover at left, which will […]
Chris Rukan recalls the time he spent working with Edelson.
We began with 27 outstanding covers, from all over the world. A big thank you to all of the contributors for their concepts, and congratulations to our six finalists. After more than 5,000 votes were cast, the following represent your choices for the cover of the 36th edition of the SND annual (scroll to bottom […]
Tom Bodkin was presented the SND Lifetime Achievement Award on April 11. This is a Q&A Bodkin did for SND before the ceremony.
We have 26 cover possibilities for your consideration.
The Society For News Design is thrilled to announce winners from the 2014 “Best of Digital Design” competition.
The 2015 SSND competition, hosted by SSND Mizzou, is open to all college students. For entry information, click here.
Watch online uncupping of the categories! Winners revealed. First time ever in SND Competition a full broadcast coverage. http://www.ustream.tv/channel/best-of-news-design
Visit our SND facebook page to know some of the #snd36 competition winners https://www.facebook.com/societyfornewsdesign
Information graphics pages from all over the world . The pages are not necessarily award winners.
Judges will convene in Syracuse later this month to determine the Best of News Design 36th edition. We’ll precede the judging with a special training opportunity for students – a workshop at Syracuse led by the judges and facilitators.
Judges award a gold medal to the Harvard Law Review for its redesign. “If other sites treated the reading experience the way that they do, reading experiences would be that much better…. It totally respects the medium and what it is.”
The Berliner Morgenpost has won a silver medal for “Die Narbe der Stadt” “A lot of what I miss in a lot of what we see is the human touch. This has it and puts it in the realm of something I care about.”
The Washington Post has won a silver medal for “What Happened to Flight 370?” “Among the collections of coverage, I thought that they got really creative using different kinds of visuals.”