He is currently Global Head of Computational Design + Inclusion at Automattic. Previously, he received the White House’s National Design Award, was a tenured research professor at the MIT Media Lab and served as the President of the Rhode Island School of Design.
The Society for News Design has announced the conference topics for “The Future of Media is Visual”. This year’s conference, taking place on Friday 3rd November at the News UK building.
It is confirmed! World’s Best-Designed Politiken design editor Søren Nyeland will be our keynote speaker in #SNDLondon2017 One thing is certain, Northern Europe publications are showing the world their undeniable high quality of design and creativity in visual journalism. As proof of this fact, the Northern Europe publications got the top award as SND […]
FREE for SND student members! Are you a high school or university student? Or recently graduated? Are you in London or Europe? Here is your opportunity to get valuable advice and constructive critiques from publishing professionals to prepare you for the professional world. Bring your portfolio, regardless if it is comprehensive, under construction or finished, […]
The Society for News Design is pleased to introduce SNDigest: A bimonthly newsletter for members only.
The SND Tablet Quick Courses have yielded fantastic turn outs with designers who are eager to extend their skills into the digital frontier and beyond. The task each class was given was simple: Build a responsive portfolio site with a focus on tablet design and touch. Learn more about the course format and results from instructor Joey Marburger.
Chelsea Kardokus recently graduated from Ball State University and has just started her career as a freelance designer for TIME magazine in Manhattan. Her blog series Chelsea & The City will follow her transition into life as a young professional.
As she shares her celebrations and challenges along the way, Chelsea hopes members of the SND community will join her in thoughtful conversation and help shape the foundation for a successful career in news design.
Three major grants totaling $56,000 give SND the means to provide free training events for SND members and the visual journalism community at large.
You have a little more than a month to make plans to join the best and brightest visual journalists in the world as they descend upon Cleveland for SNDCLE, the 24th Annual SND Workshop and Exhibition. On the menu, inspiration, tech training and a chance to get a career spark in a beautiful city that’s an easy car trip from virtually everywhere in the U.S.
The workshop is Oct. 11-13. Register here.
Register for the special hands-on iPad graphics garage workshop here.
Check out the new SNDCle site here.
This week, we Brits are waiting for our third and final injection of happiness. Two days after Bradley Wiggins became the first Briton to win the Tour de France, the sun is finally shining and the capital is hot. With 3 days to go, most Londoners are now giddy. Although in most newsrooms across the city, designers, developers and the odd director are now going gaga.
Check out snd.org/conversation for more coverage of the London Games.
The build-up has been long, and so has the planning. But with just under two months to go until the Opening Ceremony at the Olympic Stadium in Stratford in East London, the deadlines are looming. As I gather, most newsrooms have planned their coverage, and budgeted their financial requirements. At the Daily Telegraph, my old […]
Designer Josh Rhode’s work combines perfect function with beautiful form, whether it’s Nike, Honda, MTV or others. His branding, apps and sites epitomize how information can be useful and incredibly cool. Josh took a few minutes to talk with SND as part of our Year-Long Conversation about Design. He talked about what makes his projects work, the values he has when putting together a project across platforms and why the news should be cool.
Read more on the jump.
• For other QAs and more of the Year-Long Conversation, go here.
As part of our Year-Long Conversation about design, we talk with Information Architects’ Oliver Reichstein
on keeping design simple, iA’s work on Writer and iPad design and a “business class” on the web, where users could pay to get the junk out of the way. “The more design gets out of your way the more space you have to do with an interface what you want to do. Design works, when you don’t notice it.”
Could a “business class” work where you work? Leave your comments below.
— Read more posts from SND’s Year-Long Conversation here.