SND | Society for News Design Annual Meeting in Linz

Lecture »God is in the details« by graphic designer and typographer Wolfgang Beinert at the annual meeting of the Society for News Design (SND) in Linz, Upper Austria from 26.-27.6.2009.

On June 26 and 27, 2009, creative people and people interested in good newspaper design will meet again for lectures and discussions at the annual meeting of the German-speaking members of the Society for News Design SND/DACH. Linz in Upper Austria, this year’s European Capital of Culture, offers a framework for designers, photographers, typographers, layouters, online editors and infographics to exchange experiences about new trends in media design.

Speakers at this year’s meeting in Austria are Mark Porter (The Guardian, London), Wolfgang Beinert (graphic designer), Wolfgang Ammer (caricaturist), Andrew Timmins (Stern, Hamburg), Daniel A. Becker (information designer) and Maurizio Gambarini (dpa).

 

Graphic designer and typographer Wolfgang Beinert on 27 June 2009 at the annual meeting of the Society for News Design in Linz. Photo: Oberösterreichische Nachrichten.
Graphic designer and typographer Wolfgang Beinert on 27 June 2009 at the annual meeting of the Society for News Design in Linz. Photo: Oberösterreichische Nachrichten.

 

In addition to an attractive supporting programme, the winners of the 30th international SND Best of Newspaper Design competition will also be presented in an exhibition that will then be shown at various locations in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. This time the event will be hosted by the Verlag der Oberösterreichischen Nachrichten and the Oberösterreichische Presseclub.

The Society for News Design (SND) is an international organization for news media professionals and visual communicators – especially those who create print/web/mobile publications and products. Founded in 1979, the SND is a U.S.-registered non-profit organization with approximately 1,500 members worldwide. Among other things, the SND organizes an annual Best of News Design Contest, in which newspapers and magazines from all over the world participate, and an annual conference (which rotates through various cities), in which visual designers and journalists from all over the world participate.

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