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SPD53 Call for Entries!

SPD53 Call for Entries!

Start gathering your tear sheets and preparing your entries because the BEST editorial design competition is here! 

The Early Bird Deadline is Wednesday, December 20th

We have a great team leading this year's competition. 
If you missed the co-chair announcement, see it HERE

(Indies contact mail@spd.org for a special discount)

Nice Spread: Pacific Standard, December 2017/January 2018

Nice Spread: Pacific Standard, December 2017/January 2018

Welcome to SPD's Nice Spread, a portfolio of great magazine and newspaper spreads from around the world.

SPD_ICONS_Spread.pngPacific Standard, December 2017/January 2018

Waiting For Fresco

Creative Director: Taylor Le
Photographer: Jarren Vink

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Cover of the Day: San Francisco, December 2017

Cover of the Day: San Francisco, December 2017

Welcome to SPD's Cover of the Day, a portfolio of great magazine and newspaper covers from around the world.

cover-of-the-day-logo.jpgSan Francisco, December 2017

Design Director: Clark Miller
Photo Editor: Karen Williams
Photographer: Christie Hemm Klok

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Cover of the Day: Parents, December 2017

Cover of the Day: Parents, December 2017

Welcome to SPD's Cover of the Day, a portfolio of great magazine and newspaper covers from around the world.

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Creative Director: Agnethe Glatved
Photo Director: Lily Francesca Alt
Photographer: Ari Michelson

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Morning Joe: TIME's 2017 Person of the Year with Director of Photography & Visual Enterprise, Kira Pollack

'Silence Breakers' are Time's 2017 Person of the Year

Time Magazine has announced its 2017 Person of the Year is the 'Silence Breakers,' the ones 'giving voice to open secrets.' Included in the list are Ashley Judd, Taylor Swift, Uber engineer Susan Fowler and more.

Yesterday, TIME announced the "The Silence Breakers" as the publication's Person of the Year. Highlighting those who have spoken out against sexual misconduct, the cover features Ashley Judd, Taylor Swift, Adama Iwu, Susan Fowler, Isabel Pascual, and an anonymous sixth woman photographed by Billy & Hells

TIME's Director of Photography and Visual Enterprise, Kira Pollack, and Editor-In-Chief, Edward Felsenthal appeared on MSNBC's Morning Joe (above) yesterday to discuss the impact of the cover. You can read more from Kira about the cover here.

Cover of the Day: Surfing World Magazine, December 2017

Cover of the Day: Surfing World Magazine, December 2017

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Welcome to SPD's Cover of the Day, a portfolio of brilliant magazine and newspaper covers from around the world.

Surfing World Magazine December 2017
Cover Photo: Kane Skennar
Art Directors: Danny Johnson, Corbin Nash

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You're Invited to SPD's Holiday Party!

You're Invited to SPD's Holiday Party!

Come celebrate the holidays with us at our annual SPD Holiday Party in NYC!

Friday, December 15, 2017
8:30PM - 12:30AM

Black Door
127 West 26th Street, New York, NY 10001
(between 6th Ave and 7th Ave)

Members: Free when you RSVP before December 14th, otherwise pay $40 at the door
General Admission: $20 in advance
All Door Sales: $40

RSVP/Buy Tickets: HERE

Must be 21 to enter. Please drink responsibly.
Cover of the day: Foodism (Toronto), December 2017

Cover of the day: Foodism (Toronto), December 2017

Welcome to SPD's Cover of the Day, a portfolio of great magazine and newspaper covers from around the world.

cover-of-the-day-logo.jpgFoodism (Toronto), December 2017
Editor at Large: Suresh Doss
Art Director: Matthew Hasteley
Designer: April Tran

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Cover of the Day: Glamour, December 2017
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SPD's 2017 Holiday Gift Guide
SPD's 2017 Holiday Gift Guide
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Cover of the Day: Martha Stewart Living, December 2017
Cover of the Day: Martha Stewart Living, December 2017
Welcome to SPD's Cover of the Day, a portfolio of great magazine and newspaper covers from around the world.Martha Stewart... ...More
Cover of the day: The Monthly (Australia), November 2017
Cover of the day: The Monthly (Australia), November 2017
Welcome to SPD's Cover of the Day, a portfolio of great magazine and newspaper covers from around the world.The Monthly... ...More