“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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]
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. …
This year’s final issue of SNDS Magazine is on its way. We have some great stuff for you this time – first, a glimpse of the two October days in Copenhagen, at the SNDS15 Annual News Design Conference and Awards Show. Then, Turun Sanomat, the third largest newspaper in Finland, has been redesigned “big time”; […]
Editorial fromSNDS Magazine 3, 2015 “Type design is […] the last arena where the graphic designer is still in charge of his or her own work.” – Adrian Shaughnessy* There was an uproar in the Danish media world – among graphic designers especially – when Egmont Publishing in August decided to outsource a series of layout […]
Editor’s column from SNDS Magazine no. 2, 2015: Do not try to win awards. Do not try to follow fashion. Be true to your subject and you will be far more likely to create something that is timeless. That’s where the true art lies. – Paul Arden* Although you should not create just to win, […]
Tell it to the world: Send us 500 to 1000 words about a project, an idea, a new product or event you are involved with or have been working on, and we’ll publish it in SNDS Magazine. What you’ll get in return is exposure to and feedback from a competent audience of news designers and […]