On February 1, 2021 the Society for News Design and the Danish newspaper Politiken invited news cartoonists from all over the world to answer the following question: In the year since WHO declared the virus a global pandemic (March 11, 2020), how have you portrayed the pandemic with wit and art? 113 cartoonists from 44 […]
If you’ve been looking for an opportunity to get involved with SND, or to spend a weekend with 60 of the best visual minds in the business, this is your chance. SND will need about 30 professional volunteers in April to assist with the 42nd annual Best of Print News Design Creative Competition judging. Judging […]
The deadline to enter the 42nd annual Best of Print News Design competition has been extended to Friday, March 5. You can enter the competition in our new online portal that is open for submissions. In order to safely continue the competition and encourage wider participation, the judging will be hosted virtually and we will be […]
WHO declared the virus a global pandemic on March 11, 2020. In the year since, how have you portrayed the pandemic with wit and art? The Society for News Design and the Danish newspaper Politiken invite news cartoonists from all over the world to submit entries that can answer that question. Be part of this […]
Tiffany Shackelford, The Society for News Design’s Executive Director, died on December 27th. She was a force of nature. We honor our colleague and dear friend.
Flemming Hvidtfeldt, 66, has died. We mourn the passing of the SND Scandinavia president and SND board member, a former editor-in-chief, renowned journalist, traveler and compassionate leader.
Earlier this month, UK students interested in journalism and design gathered to learn from professionals at The Sunday Times at a workshop hosted by SND. “It was extremely rewarding to work with students who approached the session with great gusto and produced such vibrant ideas,” said Russel Herneman, the art director of The Sunday Times who […]
From a young age, Rachel Orr knew she wanted to be a designer. But it wasn’t until she took a class in news design in college that she realized she wanted to pursue visual journalism. Now, Rachel serves as the design editor for By The Way, an initiative launched by The Washington Post’s Emerging News […]
Around a year ago, Bethany Bickley decided to take a leap and become a full-time freelance designer. Bethany, who studied informational graphics and publication design at Ohio University, has worked in the past at The Virginian-Pilot and Pacific Business News. But when her and her husband made the move to Savannah, Georgia, in August 2018, […]
Earlier this year, The Sunday Times, a weekly British national newspaper, was named one of SND’s World’s Best-Designed™ Newspapers. The paper’s design team, known for their bold typography and innovative illustrations, is led by art director Russel Herneman. We sat down with Russel, who has served as art director for the past five years, to […]
It’s that time again. Time to enter the annual SND Best of News Design Creative Competition. You all know what that means. Sifting through stacks and stacks of tear sheets. Slicing, taping, filling out forms. Checking and re-checking rules and categories. Agonizing, analyzing, questioning. Gaining confidence, losing nerve, puffing with pride and deflating with doubt. […]
This past August marked the 400th anniversary of the beginning of slavery in the United States. To observe this moment in American history, The New York Times Magazine created the 1619 Project, a whole issue, as well as a special broadsheet section, that takes a look at the history of slavery in the U.S. While […]
#SNDChicago started off with a showcase of type mastery with type experts Roger Black, Eduardo Danilo and Lucas Czarnecki. The speaker spent the day with participants unearthing headline schedules from the 20th century, looking at how brands can leverage typography in a design system, and discovering ways to use variable fonts now. Eduardo Danilo, of […]
O Globo (of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) has earned the first-ever Best of Show award in SND’s annual ÑH competition, which covers Spain, Portugal and Latin America. O Globo’s 14-minute video presentation, “The War for Brazil” earned the honor for its powerful look at how the number of murders in Brazil exceeds that of wars, […]