SND LONDON COUNTDOWN

SND London is fast approaching and the great news is that the conference seats are almost sold out. The early bird price will be up to October 27. Everything is set for the attendees to have a wonderful experience in London.

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 […]

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 […]