Alan Smith, Data Visualisation Editor at Financial Times, is announced as new speaker at the SNDS16 News Design Conference in Malmø Sweden. He is an award-winning Data Visualisation specialist that is passionate about the intelligent and engaging presentation of data on the web. Alan joined Financial Times in 2015. Prior to that he was Head […]
Editorial from SNDS Magazine 2, 2016: – In his book Living With Complexity Donald A. Norman argues against the dogma that simple is always better. His area of interest is the tools we use in computing and in everyday life – tools that are often seen as too complicated.
But ‘complex’ and ‘complicated’ are two very different things. The world may be complex but the tools and technology we use to get through the day should not be complicated to operate. And it is up to both designers and users to make them manageable and understandable.
Journalisten, published by Dansk Journalistforbund (Danish Association of Journalists), today on its website published a story about the results of this year’s Best of Scandinavian News Design competition. In an interview with competition committee member Lars Pryds the article highlights the Danish winners: “Politiken has a long tradition for strong design. But it is unusual, […]
Run from a former art gallery in Amsterdam, De Correspondent aims to move away from the daily news cycle by focussing on context, rather than what happened in the past 24 hours From SNDS Magazine 1, 2016 . Launched in 2013 following a record-breaking crowdfunding campaign that raised $1.7m, Netherlands-based De Correspondent now has over […]
The annual judging of entries in the Best of Scandinavian News Design 2016 competition took place in the first week of March and HERE are the winners. For the 19th time, the juries met in Legoland, Billund, to look for the best overall design abilities and for the fine little devilish details, that can make […]
For the first time, we had the pleasure of having an Estonian judge in the SNDS competition, following the decision in late 2015 to include the Baltic countries in the region covered by SND Scandinavia. Risto Mandre from the Tallinn based newspaper Õhtuleht thought that being a jury member was both a positive experience and a great learning opportunity
In the first week of March, I had the pleasure once again of spending days in Legoland, attending the judging of entries in this year’s Scandinavian news design competition. Among my duties was to help with photographing all the print winners for the annual catalogue. …
The Juries for Best of Scandinavian News Design 2016 have met in Billund in Denmark to judge this years entries on digital and print platforms. “I am very satisfied with the number of entries in both the printed and the digital competition,” Flemming Hvidtfeldt, Denmark – chairman of the competition committee and president for the […]
Now is the time to send in your entries to the Best of Scandinavian Digital News Design 2016 through this form here. Last year around 120 entries competed for the awards. We hope to see more entries this year so we can have a close race for the awards in the below categories. Deadline is […]
Small newspapers can become Best Small Newspaper and Digital Scandinavia for free. The competition committee who organizes the Best of Scandinavian News Design wishes to give smaller newspapers better possibilities to be a part of the competition. Both in the online and the print categories. The committee believes that many smaller news organizations make great […]