2019 Student Designer of the Year

You know the type. They’re the ones with an IV of caffeine running to their veins and a hunchback from leaning over their computer. They’ll debate the impact of serif vs. san-serif and spend their weekends coding for fun. Help us by recognizing the best student designers in the country by submitting your body of work in consideration for the 2019 Student Designer of the Year.

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Thursday, February 28, 2019

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General information


All currently enrolled college students may enter. Entries must be electronically submitted Thursday, February 28, 2019 by 11:59 p.m.


See category descriptions for rules on submitting items in each category. There are no divisions regarding school size, circulation, etc. Entries will be judged by a panel of design professionals.


Each entry costs $10. Payment via credit card must be made at the time of entry.


Winners will receive award certificates and works will be displayed online and listed in the SND “Best of News Design” annual book. Judges may decide to give no awards in a category.

Entry Form

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