One of the founders of SNDS in 1985 as well as the Scandinavian News Design Competition, Børge Thomsen Skovsende, has passed away, 83 years old. He was chairing numerous SNDS-competitions as chairman and he established the partnership between SNDS and the Scandinavian Publishers organisations about the competition. For a period of time he also served […]
The annual judging of entries in the Best of Scandinavian News Design 2017 competition took place in Aalborg this year. Ten jury members – six for print, four in the digital categories – spent a couple of days judging a total of 512 entries. 84 printed entries out of a total of 398 were given […]
“You’re my best friend you shared my crazy ways, Now we don’t want to miss out on the best part of the day” – Elton John & Leon Russel (1) Editorial, SNDS Magazine no. 4, 2016 Read the full magazine below – or download as PDF . Are you ready for a big one? This […]
Friday October 14 the winners of the 2016 Best of Scandinavian News Design were announced at the annual SNDS conference that this year was held in Malmø Sweden. 424 print entries and 101 digital entries were sent in to the Best of Scandinavian News Design 2016. The print jury awarded 9 of them with gold […]
The catalogue showing all the winning entries in the Best of Scandinavian News Design 2016 competition is now at the printer’s: 60 pages with beautiful examples of digital and printed news design – accompanied by the judges’ motivations. The total number of awards this year is 89 – 61 in print categories, 28 in digital. […]
On April 11, 2015 SND, the Society for News Design, announced Facebook as the World’s Best-Designed News website at its Best of Digital Design competition. Reaction was wide ranging — mostly critical. But is was clear that Facebook was described as a news website whether you liked it or not. A couple of weeks ago […]
Editorial from SNDS Magazine 3, 2016: – It’s no longer breaking news, but many Scandinavian media houses are struggling to survive. In early August, Danish JP/Politikens Hus announced the cut-down of 55 editorial jobs within its flagship publications Politiken, Ekstra Bladet and Jyllands-Posten.
In Sweden, Mittmedia – publisher of 28 daily local newspapers – have been seriously discussing plans to cut 75 % of all journalistic jobs within the next two to three years – and since June Stampen Media Group has been subject to a reconstruction process, which may or may not mean the end of the company.
Time is money. We all have lots of work to do. But without inspiration we do not move forward. This year we have compressed the annual SNDS-conference into one single day, followed by the great award-dinner, where the winners in Best of News Design Scandinavia will be revealed. 14 hours packed with inspiration, international speakers […]
Friday 2 September 2016, Kristeligt Dagblad launched a new design and several new fields of content. New weekly pages on science and cultural history are among the new features, as well as expanded debate and book review sections. The 120-year-old Copenhagen daily which currently enjoys its highest ever circulation figures (27,000+) has introduced a brand […]