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 […]

Best of Digital: Silver to Washington Post for organization portfolio

The Washington Post has won Silver for its body of work. Category: Portfolio: Organization Links: https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/world/border-barriers/global-illegal-immigration-prevention/ https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/lifestyle/national-museum-of-african-american-history-and-culture/guided-tour/ https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/politics/2016-election/election-results-from-coast-to-coast/ https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/sports/olympics/scale-of-the-olympics/ https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/business/wonk/housing/overview/ https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/national/maps-of-american-infrastrucure/ https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/sports/nfl-draft-history/ https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/politics/2016-election/presidential-wikipedias/ Comments: “The Post shows consistency throughout its portfolio both in the range visualization techniques and range of form, as seen by pieces like “Raising Barriers” and “Six maps that show that anatomy […]

Best of Digital: Silver to New York Times for organization portfolio

The New York Times has won Silver for its body of work. Category: Title: Portfolio: Organization Links: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/12/07/world/asia/rodrigo-duterte-philippines-drugs-killings.html https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/09/15/arts/design/national-museum-of-african-american-history-and-culture.html https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/08/05/sports/olympics-gymnast-simone-biles.html https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/06/10/world/middleeast/syria-road-trip.html https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/03/10/magazine/25-songs-that-tell-us-where-music-is-going.html https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/01/28/upshot/donald-trump-twitter-insults.html Politics Facebook Messenger https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/05/19/science/space/seeking-plutos-frigid-heart-nytvr.html Comments: “The body of work is incredibly impressive. The attention to detail and how consistently well edited everything is shows. Each piece on its own was solid and […]

Best of Digital: Silver to Washington Post for refugee coverage

The Washington Post has won Silver for its profile of the refugee crisis. Category: Special events: Refugee Crisis Title: Washington Post Coverage Links: https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/world/border-barriers/global-illegal-immigration-prevention/ https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/world/lesbos/ https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/world/migrant-legislation/ Comments: “It’s well done, it’s ambitious. The pieces are all long — more like a short documentary than a single experience. The journey that the refugees are taking, though, […]

Best of Digital: Silver to Washington Post for overall Olympics coverage

The Washington Post has won Silver for its digital coverage of the 2016 Rio Olympics. Category: Special events: 2016 Summer Olympic Games Title: Post Coverage Links: https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/sports/olympics/scale-of-the-olympics/ https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/sports/olympics/olympic-body-types/ https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/sports/olympics/office-olympics/ https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/sports/olympics/rio-2016-olympic-medal-count/ https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/sports/olympics/the-1000-medals-of-the-united-states/ Comments: “Playful and consistent. It made me smile. It made me laugh. And that’s part of the experience. You can mouse over anything and […]

Best of Digital: Silver to New York Times for Usain Bolt race breakdown

The New York Times has won Silver for its composite panorama breaking down the 100m race final won by Usain Bolt at the Rio Olympics. Category: Special events: 2016 Summer Olympic Games Title: Usain Bolt Link: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/08/15/sports/olympics/usain-bolt-mens-100-meters-final.html Comments: “We’ve seen a lot of panoramics and this is a good example of how to do it […]