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SPD 53 Co-Chairs Announced!

Co-Chairs:Tim of the House Leong, first of his name.Lord of Entertainment and Warden of the weekly. Defender of Design. The geek king.(Tim Leong, Creative Director, Entertainment Weekly)Toby of the House Kaufmann, first of her name.Lady Regnant of the 29th Refinery.... MORE

SPD 52 Co-Chairs Announced!

Motion graphics by Jess HutchisonMusic by Ennio Morricone... MORE

SPD 51 Co-Chairs Announced!


49: A Magic Number - An Introduction to the Pub49 Annual

[Editor's note: This is the text of the introductory essay for the Society of Publication Designers SPD49 book, which was just released.The essay was conceived by David Moretti (now Deputy Creative Director of Wired), who designed the book, and written... MORE

From the SPD Archives: Publication Design 38 Judges, 2003

With the judging for SPD Publication Design 50 coming up this weekend (February 6-8), it seems a good time to dig into the Archives for some vintage judges photos.The Publication Design 38 judging took place in early 2003, at Parsons... MORE

Publication Design 39 Judging Photos, 2004

One of the highlights of each SPD Publication Design annual is the collection of judges photo portraits, taken by an ongoing series of talented photographers. For many years the judges were photographed with their judging groups, generally five to six... MORE

Entertainment Weekly. The Covers, Part 2: Robert Newman

On September 30 at the SVA Theater in NYC, every design director from Entertainment Weekly's 25 year history will gather for an historic event, For the Love of Enterainment Weekly. The evening is part of SPD's 50th anniversary celebration, as... MORE

Mitch Shostak Remembered

BY ARTHUR HOCHSTEIN / Illustration by Sean McCabeOn June 25, 2014, the design community and a large circle of friends lost one of its favorite sons, Mitch Shostak. SPD posted something immediately, when the sad news was fresh, before there... MORE

For the Love of...Entertainment Weekly

SPD's 50th Anniversary Speaker Series kicks off with a panel discussion with the innovators from one of the industry's most-beloved publications, Entertainment Weekly. An exploration behind the scenes of magazine making from its premiere issue to now. Featuring every design director from... MORE

Illustration Age Showcases New Inspiring Work from Five Magazines

For the week of April 28-May 2, the Illustration Age website featured illustrations from five diverse magazines. Guest edited by Robert Newman, the idea behind the series was to look at magazines that use illustration as a major component of... MORE

Are Magazine Apps Dead?

Are iPad apps dead, or do they still have a bright future? This debate has been raging among app creators for some time, especially in the magazine-making world. Robert Newman has gathered some top app mavens for an online roundtable... MORE

101 Kick-Ass Music Covers

The new issue of Adweek magazine features the remarkable spread pictured below: 101 magazines with musicians on the cover. Compiled by Robert Newman and Adweek creative director Nick Mrozowski and executive editor Tony Case, it highlights 80 years of musical... MORE

The SPD Magazine of the Year: Gold Medal Magazines & Art Directors

Here's the second of our series of infographics celebrating the history and winners of the SPD Magazine of the Year award.In 1997, SPD introduced the Magazine of the Year award, a recognition of the publication that featured the top all-around... MORE

SPD 49 Medal Finalists: Magazine of the Year, Print, and Digital

The Society of Publication Designers is proud to announce the The Medal Finalists of the world's most prestigious editorial design competition.You'll find the full list of medal nominees after the jump...... MORE


The SPD Judging Weekend is approaching, and (despite Superbowl hysteria) this stellar team will jury the most prestigious editorial design competition.  Leading the way in this effort are the highly distinguished co-chairs:Print Co Chairs: Alex Grossman, Creative Director, Bon App├ętitCybele Grandjean, Partner, LigatureDigital Chair: Scher Foord, Executive... MORE

Every Good Boy (and Girl) Deserves Favour(ite)!

My Favo(u)rite Magazine is a benefit magazine project created by Andrew Losowsky and Magculture's Jeremy Leslie to help our friend and colleague Bob Newman after his serious accident earlier this year. All proceeds from the project will go to help... MORE

An Interview with Fortune Creative Director Brandon Kavulla

This is an excerpt from an interview I conducted earlier this year with Fortune creative director Brandon Kavulla. The interview appears in the new issue of Gym Class Magazine, "the magazine about magazines." You can see more of Gym Class,... MORE

My Favo(u)rite Magazine: LIFE, November 1983

Earlier this year I was asked to contribute to a project called "My Favo(u)rite magazine" to help raise money for our dear friend and comrade Bob Newman who was seriously injured, and is now on the long road to recovery.... MORE

Show Us Your Copy of My Favo(u)rite Magazine, Pt. 2

My Favo(u)rite Magazine is the benefit project for art director Bob Newman, organized by Jeremy Leslie and Andrew Losowsky. Following Bob's serious accident in March, Jeremy and Andrew reached out to a stellar cast of magazine makers, including Florian Bachleda,... MORE

A Friends of Bob Newman Update

Our beloved friend and colleague (and former SPD President) Bob Newman was severely injured in March. He spent several days in critical condition, was in a coma for weeks, hospitalized for months, and is still spending his days rehabilitating--receiving physical therapy,... MORE