Inspiration from the Society of News Design’s ‘Best of Digital Design’ competition

SND brought in over 900 entries in the 2014 contest that continued to “rethink” the story template and included many immersive features. As judges evaluated the entries this weekend, they liveblogged remarks on the medal-winning work, projects such as ProPublica and The Lens’ Losing Ground project on land loss to water southeastern Louisiana, Upstatement’s redesign of the Harvard Law Review, and NPR’s Demolished feature on Chicago housing. Browse the list of medal-winners to find links to the original projects, which break the article mold and use design to emphasize important stories.

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