Behind the World’s Best Designed: The National Post

The National Post is deeply devoted to visual storytelling and delivering the biggest visual wow, day in, day out. Everyone involved in the paper — from reporters to editors to designers — knows and respects that. Throughout the newsroom, imagination and ideas are respected and visual display and creativity is regarded as much as the authority of words. Many of us began together at the startup of the paper in 1998 and the talent well at the Post is deep. We know our audience and we like to delight them with humor, surprise, and great analysis of the news, as well as a good dose of investigative reporting. Read more about our process on the jump.

This is the fourth in this week’s features with the visual leaders at SND33’s World’s Best Designed publications, five newspapers and a website, as part of SND’s Year-Long Conversation.

• Go behind the scenes at The Grid, with creative director Vanessa Wyse.

• Read an interview with Peter Breul, art director of Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung.

• Read an interview with’s Miranda Mulligan, 2011 World’s Best Designed website. Read more here.

• Coming Thursday: An interview with Politiken’s Søren Nyland

More of SND’s Year-Long Conversation

Olympics workshop held in Shanghai

SND Chinese — Olympics training session, Shanghai from Society for News Design on Vimeo. By Gayle Grin SND President and Managing Editor, National Post SND Chinese, the Chinese-language chapter and newest SND affiliate, after forming mere months ago, wasted no time demonstrating their ambition and commitment to their region and their craft by hosting the […]

City of Light shines!

President’s Report: The first combined workshop from SND and IFRA, which just concluded in Paris, was an amazingly rich event. The conversation focused on a familiar topic – the integration of print and online design – but the answers participants worked toward were anything but ordinary. The diverse audience aimed to push toward solutions that […]