World’s Best winners in print and digital honored at SND41 opening reception

CHICAGO — The Society for News Design on Thursday announced three World’s Best-Designed™ Newspapers — La Nación (Argentina), The Sunday Times (United Kingdom) and The New York Times (United States) — and one World’s Best-Designed™ winner from the digital design competition — Reuters — at the opening reception of its 41st annual workshop, which convened […]

Six finalists for World’s Best-Designed in Digital

The World’s Best-Designed™ winner will be announced at The Society’s annual workshop in Chicago in April. Here are the six finalists: SND40 | Best of Digital Design Judges’ remarks This year we saw more publications employ audience-first thinking and narrow their coverage and presentation approach to serve the reader/user first. These deep dives on particular topics, […]

Best of Digital Design complete 2018 results

The Society for News Design is proud to announce the results of the 40th edition of its Best of Digital Design competition. The 13 judges from across the United States and around the globe reviewed 1,300 entries during three days of judging at Northwestern University’s Medill News Service campus in Washington, D.C. This is the […]

Best of Digital Design silver and gold medal comments

We’re adding medal winners as they come in throughout the weekend, so check back here for updates. ABOUT THE AWARD CLASSIFICATIONS: Bronze Medal: Work that is truly excellent. These entries should show both technical and aesthetic mastery — employing digital design principles to tell compelling stories. It is appropriate to honor work that pushes the […]

Meet the Best of Digital Design judges

The annual SND Best of Digital Design competition brought 13 professionals to Washington, D.C., to judge the best work of 2018. The judges are broken into four groups — News, Features, Graphics and World’s Best. There is also one conflict judge. Follow along all weekend for more updates on Twitter, #BestofDigitalDesign and at SND.org. Features Libby Bawcombe, NPR Libby works […]

Enter the SND Best of Digital Design competition

The SND Best of Digital Design is a juried competition to recognize journalistic excellence in storytelling, graphics, social media and product design. The goal of the contest is to identify the best of journalism that pushes the boundaries of design and technology. By submitting, you help define the state of the art for our industry […]

SND39 Best of Digital Design: Results including Awards of Excellence and medal winners

The Society for News Design is proud to announce the results of the 2017 Edition of its Best of Digital Design Competition. 13 judges, from across the United States and around the globe, reviewed more than 1,000 entries during 2 days of judging at Northwestern University’s Medill campus in Washington, D.C. This is the sixth […]

SND39 Best of Digital Design: Submit Your World’s Best of Digital News Design Nominations

The time to enter this year’s Best of Digital Design may have passed, but we are still looking for your input in nominating organizations from around the world for our World’s Best. So PLEASE – Nominate! This can be your or some other’s organization/publication that you feel has been leading the industry in how to […]

Best of Digital Design Call for Entries posted

The Call for Entries for the 2017 edition of the SND Best of Digital Design Competition is now open! Entries can be submitted at http://digital.snd.org/ This competition seeks to find the best digital stories and products from the past year. Changes in design and technology are revolutionizing storytelling not just for journalism but across all […]

SNDS, the Society for News Design Scandinavia, has awarded the best design of news both digitally and in print.

The Danish digital news site Zetland_ won the digital award “Best of Show”, while the Finnish newspaper Sunnuntaisiomalainen won the “Best of Show” in print when the winners in the competition Best of Nordic News design were revealed Wednesday evening in Copenhagen.

SND Digital: Behind Matt Callahan’s Award-Winning Portfolio

This week we take a break from print design to look at some of the digital work being done by our members. Matt Callahan is a designer at the Washington Post, working in both print and digital projects. His digital portfolio was given an Award of Excellence this year in the SND Digital Competition. The […]

SND Digital World’s Best: The Outline

Most of the news industry has accepted the idea that their mobile audience is the most important and often the fastest growing, but few news sites are truly designed mobile-first. The relentless focus on an amazing mobile experience is why the 2016 World’s Best for Digital Design was awarded to The Outline. As the Outline […]