MATT WILLEY: SND London Keynote speaker

We are proud to announce our SND_2017_London keynote speaker Matt Willey. Matt is the art director of The New York Times Magazine. He is a co-founder of both Port Magazine (2011) and Avaunt Magazine (2015). In 2014 he was named ‘Designer of the Year’ by Creative Review, and was elected as a member of the […]

Q&A with Beto Alvarez: Son, Artist, Leader

Beto Alvarez is an award-winning multidisciplinary artist who is the graphics and animation director for the San Diego Union-Tribune. Literally growing up in a newsroom, his talents have moved him all around the country; from the Dallas Morning News, to the Philadelphia Inquirer, and back across the country to San Diego. After winning an Emmy […]

Breaking news: Søren Nyeland as keynote speaker #SNDLondon2017

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 download: Making the best of journalism better for audiences

A new report by the American Press Institute focuses on content design examines the facts around complex and divisive topics through alternative formats designed to be more accessible and less politically volatile. Issues important to communities — jobs, immigration, education, crime, climate change, for example — have grown more complex, and in many cases, politicized. […]

Student Portfolio Review: SND_London_2017

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, […]

SND38 Individual Portfolio Winner Spotlight: Tim Parks

Tim Parks Creative Director Omaha-World Herald What is your current job title, and how long have you held it? Creative director, two weeks. Before that, I was deputy presentation and planning editor for six-and-a-half years. What do you love about working in print design? The challenge of telling a story so well visually that a […]

17 Awesome Illustrators You Need To Follow On Instagram

During our most recent #TakeoverTuesday, team Lily  asked our Instagram followers to name their favorite illustrator for the opportunity to win one of their signature pins. We like pins. We want to give you one of our @thelilynews pins. Comment with your favorite illustrator and we’ll pick a random winner tomorrow. Thanks to @avivaloeb for […]

David Jonathan Ross on typeface design and the font SNDCLT helped inspire

David Jonathan Ross is a gifted typeface designer who currently produces fonts for his type foundry, DJR. He also contributes to Font Of The Month Club, the Type Network, and co-curates a blog of cursive LA signage. His love of letters is expressed in his desire to not solely imbue beauty and rhythm to a […]

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 […]

SND38 Individual Portfolio Winner Spotlight: Brandon Ferrill

Brandon Ferrill Designer Minneapolis Star Tribune What is your current job title, and how long have you been in that role? I’ve been a designer for the Star Tribune in Minneapolis for the past two years. What do you love about designing for print? I love being part of a process that tries to help […]

SND38 Individual Portfolio Winner Spotlight: Lise Mogensen

Lise Mogensen Junior Graphic Designer Politiken What is your current job title, and how long have you been in that role? I work as a Junior Graphic Designer, which at Politiken means that I’m still enrolled as a student. I have worked here full time as an apprentice for about three years, finishing my final […]

SND38 Individual Portfolio Winner Spotlight: Wayne Kamidoi

Wayne Kamidoi Art Director for enterprise and project The New York Times What is your current job title and how long have you held it? Art director for enterprise and projects since November 2015, when The Times started its in-house print hub. Previously, I was an art director in The Times’ sports department for one […]

SND38 Individual Portfolio Winner Spotlight: Adam Vieyra

Adam Vieyra  Senior Graphic Designer, communications Formerly:  San Diego Union-Tribune What was your job title at the U-T, and how long were you in that role? I was a Page Designer at the San Diego Union-Tribune for three years. What is your job now? I’m a “Senior Graphic Designer” at a communications firm now. In that […]