The Society of Publication Designers

The Society of Publication Designers The Society of Publication Designers is a vital resource serving our expansive network of creative professionals, strengthening the editorial design community and shaping the future of visual culture.
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The Society of Publication Designers is dedicated to promoting and encouraging excellence in editorial design. Our members are art directors, designers, photo editors, editors and graphics professionals. Since drafting its charter in 1965, the SPD remains the only organization specifically addressing the visual concerns of print and online editorial professionals.The efforts of the Society and its members also serve to educate and enlighten the public about the importance of magazines and online publications. Editorial design plays a crucial role in shaping and documenting this information and in turn, our common history.

Hey SPD Members 👋 You have until Friday, May 15th to cast your vote for the only Gold Medal 🥇 chosen by the members of t...
05/06/2020

Hey SPD Members 👋 You have until Friday, May 15th to cast your vote for the only Gold Medal 🥇 chosen by the members of the Society. See all the entries and cast your vote 🗳 for Members’ Choice: Best Cover here: https://www.spd.org/55-members-choice

“It is an honour and a responsibility to be part of SPD, it challenges me to do my best and to keep a high-quality level...
04/09/2020

“It is an honour and a responsibility to be part of SPD, it challenges me to do my best and to keep a high-quality level of work.” -Valentina Casali | Check out our Member Spotlight on Valentina Casali (Typophrenic), Co-Founder of Sunday Büro: https://www.spd.org/member-spotlight/valentina-casali

The Society of Publication Designers is excited to announce the Medal Finalists of #SPD55! View the finalists here: http...
03/06/2020

The Society of Publication Designers is excited to announce the Medal Finalists of #SPD55! View the finalists here: http://bit.ly/SPD55finalists

Join us Thursday, February 27th for our Happy Hour hosted by Raymond Ho, Design Director, Women's Health. Hope to see yo...
02/21/2020

Join us Thursday, February 27th for our Happy Hour hosted by Raymond Ho, Design Director, Women's Health. Hope to see you there! 🥃🍷🍸

This is your last chance to enter #SPD55! Get your entries in by this Friday, January 24th. Learn more here: https://www...
01/22/2020

This is your last chance to enter #SPD55! Get your entries in by this Friday, January 24th. Learn more here: https://www.spd.org/spd-55

The #SPD55 Early Bird Deadline is this Friday, December 20th! Get your entries in before the holidays and save big. Down...
12/16/2019

The #SPD55 Early Bird Deadline is this Friday, December 20th! Get your entries in before the holidays and save big. Download the Call for Entries here: https://www.spd.org/spd-55

Thank you! We are at capacity. No door sales.
12/12/2019

Thank you! We are at capacity. No door sales.

12/03/2019

Start gathering your tear sheets and preparing your entries because the best editorial design competition is here. Download the #SPD55 Call for Entries here: https://www.spd.org/spd-55

Membership Flash Sale: Join SPD today and get 30% off your Professional Individual Membership! This offer ends Tuesday, ...
11/26/2019

Membership Flash Sale: Join SPD today and get 30% off your Professional Individual Membership! This offer ends Tuesday, December 3rd. Join/renew here: https://www.spd.org/flash-sale

11/13/2019
Announcing the #SPD55 Chairs

🛰️ We are excited to announce the #SPD55 Chairs! 👨‍🚀👩‍🚀 Co-Chairs: José Reyes, Founder & Creative Director, Metaleap Creative and Carla Frank, Strategic Creative Director 👩‍🚀👨‍🚀 Digital Co-Chairs: Sandra Garcia, Staff Product Designer, Twitter and Dennis Huynh, Creative Director, BuzzFeed News 👨‍🚀 Brand of the Year Chair: Luke Hayman, Partner, Pentagram 👨‍🚀 Magazine of the Year Chair: Robert Newman, Creative Director, This Old House 🚀 Stay tuned for the Call for Entries: Launching Soon 💫

SPD Members: Join us for our first members-only, off the record event with Victor Williams, International Art Director, ...
11/01/2019

SPD Members: Join us for our first members-only, off the record event with Victor Williams, International Art Director, TIME in conversation with Thomas Alberty, Design Director, New York Magazine. Space is extremely limited. Must be 21+ to attend. SPD members are free but must RSVP. More info here: https://www.spd.org/events/off-the-record-with-thomas-alberty

09/23/2019

Every day, we encounter all types of captivating work from magazines and store displays to videos and social media and wonder with amazement “Who The F Did That?” Join SPD for creative conversations about design, visual storytelling, and creative leadership on our brand new podcast. Episode 1 of Who The F Did That? with Eddie Leida, VP, Design Director, Barneys and Nathalie Kirsheh, Creative Director, Allure, Glamour, and SELF is now live. Listen here: https://www.spd.org/who-the-f-did-that/eddie-leida-and-nathalie-kirsheh

This week, Pop-Up Magazine returns with its first-ever themed issue. SPD chatted with Art Director Supriya Kalidas about...
09/18/2019
Pop-Up Magazine's Escape Issue with Art Director, Supriya Kalidas — The Society of Publication Designers

This week, Pop-Up Magazine returns with its first-ever themed issue. SPD chatted with Art Director Supriya Kalidas about the design process behind the live magazine event. Check it out here: https://www.spd.org/behind-the-scenes/pop-up-magazines-escape-issue

Pop-Up Magazine is back with its first-ever themed issue centering around escape. The new tour kicks off next week in San Francisco with stops in Oakland, San Diego, Los Angeles, Vancouver, Washington, D.C., New York City, and Chicago. We chatted with Pop-Up Magazine (and The California Sunday

Photographers: Save the date for our 2nd Annual SPD Photography Portfolio Review on Thursday, October 24th! Share your p...
09/13/2019

Photographers: Save the date for our 2nd Annual SPD Photography Portfolio Review on Thursday, October 24th! Share your portfolio with top Photo Directors & Visual Creatives from an assortment of publications and brands who are looking for new talent. They want to see your work! The list of reviewers will be posted soon. Learn more here: https://www.spd.org/events/photography-portfolio-review-2019

Congratulations to the winners of SPOTs! Many thanks to our SPOTs Co-Chairs Carrie Gee, Staff Editor, The New York Times...
08/13/2019

Congratulations to the winners of SPOTs!

Many thanks to our SPOTs Co-Chairs Carrie Gee, Staff Editor, The New York Times and Victor Williams, International Art Director, TIME for overseeing the competition and to our judges SooJin Buzelli, Leo Jung, Deanna Lowe, Alex Eben Meyer, Yuko Shimizu, Ivylise Simones, and Andrew Sondern for their time.

Check out the winners here: https://www.spd.org/spots-winners

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Hi, oh oh spd54? but what about SPD... 52 ? Tomorrow? one day? never? 51 is sold out on your website for a long long long time^^.
Will you be making a post about this to share?