World Cup 2018 – A showcase

ILLUSTRATIONS      FRONT PAGES   WALLCHARTS The 2018 FIFA World Cup kicked off today, launching a month of global focus on the world’s most popular sport. The World Cup is always a big issue for the sport sections and of course design plays a great role to make a difference between sport sections around the world. For […]

#SND AMS: Smart News Design Conference

We are delighted to announce our next SND conference in Europe! This time it will be held in amazing Amsterdam. The ‘City of Freedom’ will play host to a three-day event will be filled with learning, networking and talks evolving around the general theme of SND: Smart News Design

SND39: Award of Excellence Winners

Category 8Ac, Page Design Portfolio Publication: Memphis Business Journal Lead Designer: Ian Lawson Category 13I, Multiple Illustrations Publication: Vanity Fair Illustrators: Steve Brodner, Andre Carrillo, Joseph Darrow, Ross MacDonald, Edward Sorel, Barry Blitt Deputy Art Director: Kaitlyn Pepe Art Director: Tonya Douraghy Creative Director: Chris Dixon Category 13I, Illustration | Multiple Illustrations Publication: Galileu Designers: […]

SNDHK2018 will be the first international infographics event to take place in Hong Kong.

SND Region 19 — Asia, South-Pacific is delighted to announce the SND Hong Kong Infographic Summit on April 13-15, 2018. Infographics are an important tool for innovative storytelling and crucial for attracting young readers.

SND38 Individual Portfolio Winner Spotlight: Chris Rukan

Chris Rukan Art Director Outlook, The Washington Post What is the most important step in your design process? The planning. The better the planning and communication (because they go together really) beforehand, the better the final product, always. Who are the key players in your newsroom who you collaborate with to make a project successful? […]

SNDS, the Society for News Design Scandinavia, has awarded the best design of news both digitally and in print.

The Danish digital news site Zetland_ won the digital award “Best of Show”, while the Finnish newspaper Sunnuntaisiomalainen won the “Best of Show” in print when the winners in the competition Best of Nordic News design were revealed Wednesday evening in Copenhagen.

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 […]

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 […]