Society for News Design Announce World’s Best-Designed Newspapers

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Fonts in Use, News | Yves Peters | February 19, 2009

In its 30th annual The Best of Newspaper Design™ Creative Competition, the Society for News Design has named four newspapers from Europe and one from Mexico as “World’s Best-Designed Newspapers™.” SND produced a fun video presentation of the winning newspapers and jury report.

This year’s “World’s Best-Designed Newspapers™” are:

  • Akzia | Moscow, Russia · biweekly, circulation 200,000
  • Eleftheros Tipos | Athens, Greece · daily, circulation, 86,000
  • Expresso | Paço de Arcos, Portugal · weekly, circulation 120,000
  • The News | Mexico City, Mexico · daily, circulation 10,000
  • Welt am Sonntag | Berlin, Germany · weekly, 400,000

SND30: The 2008 World’s Best-Designed™ Newspapers from Society for News Design on Vimeo.

The FontFeed has sent out requests to the five winning newspapers for PDFs and additional information. We hope to receive a reaction soon so we can post a more detailed entry focusing on the typography of these newspapers. In the meantime you can discover the winners in the video on Vimeo.

Header image: Judges for the 30th edition of the Society for News Design World’s Best-Designed Newspaper competition work through 301 entries over a long weekend – to arrive at the best in the world. Check for updates, details and results.
© Steve Dorsey

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