We are excited to have Lea Korsgaard and Katinka Bukh from Zetland on the program for SNDS16. Zetland is a Danish journalistic startup that was established in 2012 by some experienced journalists from the traditional Danish news media companies to give their version of what the future news media could look like. Zetland is a […]
Last year the Baltic countries were enrolled into the SNDS family and at the SNDS16 Conference we will have a speaker from Estonia giving us run through of Estonian and Baltic news design. Priit Höbemägi is a former editor in chief of Eesti Ekspress and is currently a lecturer of new media and journalism at […]
Since 2013, David Bailey has been Creative Director of User Experience Design at BBC. He oversaw the organisation’s Global Experience Language (GEL), which involves maintaining and developing the look and feel of the corporation’s entire online output. GEL (Global Experience Language), is the BBC’s shared design framework which enables them to create consistent and great […]
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. …