SND Digital: Silver to Washington Post for ‘How Dry is California?’

WashPost California

Category: Informational Graphics: Planned Coverage
Title:How Dry is California?
Publication: Washington Post
What the judges said: “This is a classic example of “show, don’t tell.” It takes a tough topic and helps the reader understand it in a surprising, memorable way. Your phone almost becomes the chart. Normally we don’t like the idea of scroll-jacking (hijacking the behavior of the scroll), but this project wouldn’t work without it. There’s a simplicity and ambient nature of the lightly moving water, it shows restraint. Subtle but engaging.”

About Stephen Komives

Previously served as Executive Director of the Society for News Design, from 2009–2019.

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