SND Gold Medal winner Qingjun Zhang will discuss his Golden Tiger at SND STL

We’re excited to announce our next speaker for SND STL, winner of a rare SND Gold Medal for his design work on the Chinese Tiger calendar package, Qingjun Zhang! He will be discussing, “The state and the trend of Chinese ‘serious’ Newspapers and the Golden Tiger” including his Gold Medal project (photos above, courtesy of […]

The envelope, please…

Movie fronts are all about voice. Your challenge is to capture the tone of the movie, using color, scale, typography, and the same handout images that every other designer in the world is staring at. How do you use a flat page and your wits to capture a motion picture? Here’s how some newspapers played the Best Picture nominees when they first appeared.

GOLD: 60th anniversary of China in 60 panels of illustration

We’re deep into Day Two of the 31st Best of News Design™ Competition. The original judging teams have worked through their primary assignments and have now been recombined to create a new graphics team. The new magazine categories are getting their first close look on the judging tables (also known as the killing fields) and […]