Society of News Design

Posts tagged ‘SNDMakes’


SNDMakes ATL to focus on making writing more collaborative

The Society for News Design is thrilled to announce that SNDMakes is heading to Atlanta. Apply to join us the weekend of October 14-16, 2016, as the SNDMakes team partners with Cox Media Group’s Rare. We’ll be tackling the design challenge, “How might we make writing more collaborative and delightful?” with a focus on ways […]

Morning at Code for America headquarters in San Francisco's SoMa neighborhood.

Community and connections, SNDMakes-SF invents new experiences for the news and civic designers

A mid–design-sprint update.


Meet SNDMakes-SF, designing prototypes for the news design community

Nearly 30 organizations represented in our three-days design sprint

SNDMakes Chicago Invitational video recap by Katherine Nagasawa

Video: SNDMakes-Chicago Invitational talks about their prototypes

Watch teams talk about their prototypes and learn about SNDMakes.


Join us for SNDMakes-SF at Code for America HQ

45 participants will be accepted, and notifications sent March 14.

Sketches from the SNDMakes Chicago Invitational. Photo by Zach Wise.

SNDMakes-Chicago gaming prototypes plus links to demos, repos and presos

What we made in less than 3 days at SNDMakesCHI

sndmakes-chi playtesting team argyle

From social justice to news games, SNDMakes Chicago is hacking on gaming community

Mid-sprint updates from our first invitaional.

Chicago lakefront, wikimedia commons

Meet the ‘makers’ gathering in Chicago to prototype for the gaming community

Nearly 30 organizations represented for 2.5-days of making

SNDMakes Austin video

Video: SNDMakes Austin talks about their prototypes

Watch teams talk about their prototypes, and learn a bit more about SNDMakes.

Chicago lakefront, wikimedia commons

SNDMakes Chicago Invitational with Cards Against Humanity to design for gaming community

It all happens February 5-7.

SNDMakes-ATX participants

These 10 prototypes represent new ways to promote community

What got made over 2.5 days at SNDMakesATX


Meet the makers prototyping ‘community’ in Austin, November 13-15

We’re being joined by some of the brightest minds in media


SND receives record grant from Knight Foundation

To help journalists update and build new skills in the digital age, SND will expand its training opportunities, bringing multidisciplinary teams together to create new models, news experiences and storytelling tools, while sharing lessons to advance the field. The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is supporting the expansion with $130,000. The official press […]


Come invent tools that promote community at SNDMakes Austin

The Society for News Design is thrilled to announce applications are now open for the fourth SNDMakes cohort in Austin, Texas. ‘Makes’ is the Society’s boutique prototyping event — think carefully-designed-dinner-party, not hackathon free-for-all — that uses principles of design-thinking to create solutions for modern news and media companies. Join us in Austin, the weekend of […]


60 participants reimagine photo stories at SNDMakes

After 2.5 days of facilitated brainstorming and prototyping at #SNDMakes D.C., 11 teams created projects that addressed the design challenge, “How might we tell better picture stories?”


Meet the 60 participants tackling picture stories at #SNDMakes D.C.

Representing more than 30 different organizations.