Society of News Design

Posts tagged ‘Cover design’

#SNDSF speaker Rodrigo Sanchez on creativity and experimentation

In an ongoing preview of speakers for the upcoming #SNDSF conference, SND interviews SND Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Rodrigo Sanchez, art director for El Mundo.

Three cities, five subjects, one photographer and the Power of Youth

Variety Creative Director Chris Mihal reminds us that when pitching ambitious projects, showing is better than telling.

The rush to (news) judgment

The Aug. 3 cover of Rolling Stone features Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. It’s a profile, and by my account — and those of many others qualified to account — a very good profile. But the profile itself is not the topic. Placing Tsarnaev’s image on the cover has, to understate the issue, caused a stir. So, let’s not make this about agreeing or disagreeing with the decision to run this cover in this way; let’s instead consider only the act of making the decision, and examine two perspectives of Rolling Stone.