Deadlines have now passed for the 32nd Annual Best of News Design Competition, and the Best of Digital Competition as well. Thank you to all who entered, and keep an eye on this site in the next few weeks for coverage of the judging of both competitions! And … (just when you thought you file […]
A duo of young publications, Público and IL, made a big splash at the Malofiej competition this year. Both publications rely heavily on visual storytelling and deploy a broad set of tools to communicate information, including bold information graphics. We caught up with two of their visual leaders. (en Español)
Thomas Molén, a visual journalist for Svenska Dagbladet (Stockholm), is a self-proclaimed “visual junkie” and “infographics nerd.” He’s also an award-winner. His online graphic showing voting patterns in last year’s Eurovision Song Contest won the Peter Sullivan/Best of Show award in this year’s Malofiej competition. We interview him and take a look at his amazing work.
SND information graphics commentator and world-renowned graphics guru John Grimwade, takes us behind-the-scenes at the recent Malofiej 18. Perhaps the best place to test the pulse of world infographics is in The Jumping Jester, the unofficial Malofiej headquarters. It’s an Irish-themed bar directly opposite the main conference hotel. John went there to see what everyone was buzzing about after the conference.
The Swedish newspaper Svenska Dagbladet won the Peter Sullivan Award and Best of Show at Malofiej 18. The jury of the 18th International Infographics Awards, organized by SNDE, gave 9 gold medals, 51 silver medals and 96 bronze medals. National Geographic won the Miguel Urabayen Award to the Best Map.
Post your pictures: SND Update friend Professor Michael Stoll from Augsburg University of Applied Sciences has set up a Flickr group for Malofiej 16. Check it out and post often. Just tag your pix Malofiej 16 and they should show up. FRIDAY NIGHT REPORT: THE AWARDS For the second consecutive year, a work made for […]