SND42: Best of Print News Design results

The Society for News Design is proud to announce the results of the 42nd edition of its Best of Print News Design competition. This year, 27 judges from across the globe reviewed more than 3,200 entries across 11 categories during four days of remote judging. The competition honors journalistic, visual and technical excellence for work produced in 2020.  For the first […]

Weekendavisen and de Volkskrant named World’s Best Designed 

After three days of discussion, judges in the Society for News Design’s 42nd Best of Print News Design competition selected two winners as the World’s Best Designed.  From the judges Print is not legacy, but avant-garde: The newspapers who are the 2020 World’s Best recognize that the ubiquity of online content can make print a […]

SND42 judges select five finalists for World’s Best Designed Newspaper

After three days of discussion, judges in the Society for News Design’s Best of Print News Design competition have selected five finalists in the World’s Best Designed category. Judges’ statement In 2020, a global pandemic forced our collaborative process onto computer video cameras, in disparate locations, to report a torrent of news. And it inspired […]

Add these to your calendar: Upcoming events

This is a regularly updating post of upcoming events. June Creative Conference Calls: A Conversation with the World’s Best June 16, 2021 at 12pm ET  Moderator Steve Dorsey will be joined by World’s Best Designer, New York Times visual editor Gabriel Gianordoli, Wilson Andrews of The New York Times digital team and Katinka Bukn of Weekendavisen, to discuss some of their […]

Imprisoned journalist Fevzi Yazici receives SND Awards of Excellence

Imprisoned journalist Fevzi Yazici won a pair of Awards of Excellence from the Society for News Design’s 42nd Best of Print News Design Creative Competition. Yazici’s artwork from his prison cell in Turkey was featured across a three-page spread titled “Art of Darkness” published in The Washington Post in May.  Yazici, the former Design Director […]

SND42 judging has started

The Society for News Design’s 42nd Best of Print News Design Creative Competition judging is underway, and will run through Sunday, April 18. This year the judges will be looking at more than 3,200 entries across newspapers, magazines, graphics, photography and illustration. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram throughout the weekend to see medal winner […]

Volunteer at the 42nd Best of Print News Design competition

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 […]

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Enter the Best of Print News Design competition

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 […]

Join the 2020-2021 COVID-19 Cartoon Showcase

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 […]

SND London student workshop recap

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 […]