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We've teamed up with the College Media Association once again and will be presenting a bunch of sessions at their Spring National College Media Convention. If you're a member of your college's newspaper, magazine, yearbook staff or other media group, then hopefully you're already coming! But if not, you can still come! Day passes are available which will give you access to the 4 awesome sessions we're presenting on Monday, March 11th, but also ALL of the convention's offerings that day. Read on for all the details.
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Come hear our panel of awesome magazine design professionals answer your most pressing questions about resumes, portfolios, interviews and all-things-career-related. We'll cover print design, tablet design, illustration and more. Tons of great advice to be had, AND we'll be giving away FREE SPD BOOKS!!!
So submit your questions to us when you sign up for the event, email 'em to us at firstname.lastname@example.org or arrive ready to ask them yourself on the 24th! Click through for the details and to reserve your spot now, space is limited! … MORE
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- "This was one of the first presentations I went to that when I left I was excited and wanted to get to work."
- "It was an amazing experience, I will definitely go to the next one."
- " I gained a much greater understanding of the process of photo shoots, and am glad I had the privilege of listening to real pros."
- "The speaker gave good solutions to design dilemmas. Great pointers and quality presentation showing how to improve a layout."
- "Everything was awesome, a definite highlight of my design event experience."
Got you convinced? Sign up now, only a couple spots left!! Registration closes Friday at 5pm.
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And of course, have a wonderful holiday season!
Student Design Competition: Entries due March 7. Find all the details and rules here. Still have questions? Email us and we'll answer 'em here on the blog.
SPD-U March (Design) Madness: Join us March 14 for a day of awesome speakers, presentations, door prizes and portfolio reviews. Read about the details we have so far here. (This event is part of the College Media Convention.)
Student Photo Competition: Entries due March 28. Info and rules to come in January.
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Also, mark your calendars for these other great opportunities:
â€¢ Portfolio Reviews on Wednesday, March 24 from 6 to 8pm; more details to come soon
â€¢ Student Photography Competition entries due Monday, March 29th
â€¢ Spring Pub(lications) Crawl on Friday, April 9; more details to come soon
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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9
If you're in the NYC area next Tuesday night, then buy tickets now to attend the next SPD Speakeasy with graphic designer Paul Sahre. As a student, you get a discounted rate, and in addition to hearing an inspiring speaker, you'll get the chance to do a little socializing and networking ... you never know who'll be standing or sitting beside you!
MONDAY, MARCH 8
You've now got just over a month until our Student Design Competition deadline on March 8th. Be sure to check out all the rules and details here. There's money, internships and fame to be had, so enter now!!
MONDAY, MARCH 15
Make sure Monday, March 15th is on your calendar for our SPD-U March Madness event here in NYC as part of the National College Media Convention. It's a half-day magazine design bootcamp covering everything from typographers' quotes to career advice. All the details coming soon.
MONDAY, MARCH 29
If you're a photographer type, check out all the info on our Student Photography Competition. Entries for that are due March 29th.
Pub(lications) Crawl 08.31.09
So mark your calendars! Thursday, September 24. (usually 9:30am - 4pm)
We'll be visiting the offices of Complex, ESPN the Magazine and Time magazines, as well as the design studio SpotCo, plus a whole bunch more (to be announced soon).
We'll post more info and registration instructions in the next week or two. Spots on each tour are limited and registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis, so be sure to stay tuned for all the gory details.
For all you newbies, check out the info from this past spring's tour to get an idea of what to expect.
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If you were there and gave us your email address for our mailing list, you should have received an email from us about the survey. If you haven't gotten it, please email us at email@example.com so we can make sure we have the right address.
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For those of you who couldn't join us, we're hoping to post some video of it here soon, so keep an eye out for that.
And now, let's do the wave and give a thunderous round of applause to our speakers Courtney Brown (Real Simple Creative Studio), Darren Cox (Spotco), Michele Ervin (Popular Mechanics), Samantha Grass (Food Network Magazine), Mike Ley (Field & Stream), Shane Luitjens (INK Publishing), Nathalie Kirsheh (W), Andy Omel (CondÃ© Nast Traveler), Paul Shrynemakers (Rodale), and Stephen Sullivan (freelance photographer), tour-givers David Schlow and the People staff, Kristin Fitzpatrick and the Marie Claire staff, and Nancy Campbell and the Symphony Publishing staff. And last but not least, super-big thanks to our coordinators and support staff Leah Bailey, Kimberly Sall, Emily Smith and Nancy Stamatopoulos.
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Today's the last day to sign up for our SPD U March (Design) Madness events. We must receive your RSVP by 5pm for both the afternoon event and the office tours. Check out the details about the afternoon event here. As for the office tours (click here), the Marie Claire tour is full, but there are still a few spots on the People tour and the Symphony tour. Sign up now before the game's over!
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In the meantime, we're also gearing up for our next event, a series of presentations from some of the coolest designers out there: Monday, March 16 from 12:30-5pm in the afternoon. We're still tweaking the details, but we'll have a career advice panel, a design-tips-and-tricks presentation and speakers on photo shoots and inspiration. So keep checking back to find out how to attend.
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Didn't RSVP in time? Well, then use that time instead to work on your Student Competition entry! The deadline is Monday, as in 5 days from now.
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Is the Devil Wears Prada your favorite book or movie? Did you wish you could be on "Stylista"? Do you dream of working at a fashion magazine? Then this panel is for you! Come hear staffers from Glamour, Harper's Bazaar, Nylon and Vogue and a Ford fashion model discuss the fantasies and realities of designing and art directing in the fashion mag world.
Details after the jump...
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You'll get invaluable one-on-one critiques and advice on how to put the whole thing together, so if you're in the hunt for a magazine art dept job, you should definitely be here ... better to hear this stuff now than in an interview!
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The address is:
209 East 23rd St. (between 2nd and 3rd Avenues)
Hope to see you there!
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Today, we're highlighting the last of our 6 panelists, Steve Motzenbecker, who currently holds the title of Associate Art Director at NYMag.com, the website of New York magazine. ...
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Today, we're featuring the moderator of our event, creative director John Korpics. Currently heading up his own design studio, John Korpics Design, he's been a publication designer and art director for over 20 years... … MORE
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In preparation for the event, we're highlighting each of the 6 panelists (all the easier for you to do a little research beforehand and come armed with questions for them, hint hint). Today, we're featuring editor Scott Omelianuk. Currently the editor-in-chief of This Old House magazine and the senior member of the management team of This Old House Ventures, Scott is a veteran media executive with experience in television, magazines, books, and web publishing...
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In preparation for the event, we're highlighting each of the 6 panelists (all the easier for you to do a little research beforehand and come armed with questions for them, hint hint). Today, we're featuring designer Stravinski Pierre who's currently serving as Associate Art Director at Popular Mechanics magazine...
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In preparation for the event, we're highlighting each of the 6 panelists (all the easier for you to do a little research beforehand and come armed with questions for them, hint hint). Today, we're featuring Marian Isel BarragÃ¡n who currently serves as Photo Editor at Complex magazine...
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In preparation for the event, we're highlighting each of the 6 panelists (all the easier for you to do a little research beforehand and come armed with questions for them, hint hint). Today, we're featuring illustrator Edel Rodriguez who's done work for The New Yorker, TIME, Newsweek and The New York Times amongst others ...
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Next up: a speaker panel on Thursday, October 30th, at 7pm. All the exact details will be here next week, but for now, mark your calendars!
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A HUGE thanks goes out to our participating magazines: CondÃ© Nast Portfolio, Esquire, The FADER, Fast Company, Pentagram, Siempre Mujer, Vanity Fair and W
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For those of you who couldn't make it, mark your calendar for our next Student Outreach event on Thursday, October 30, at 7pm here in the city. More details on that to come next week.
And don't forget our Student Competition! The deadline is March 2, 2009, but time flies, so get busy! Check out the rules here. We'll be posting more about that soon as well.
Please note: If you ignore this and you RSVP requesting Tour A or C (which are full), you will be assigned to one of the others. Also, there is no changing of tour choices after midnight tonight. Click here for all the event details.
CondÃ© Nast Portfolio â€¢ www.portfolio.com â€¢ part of Tour B
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W â€¢ www.wmagazine.com â€¢ part of Tour D
W is the only pure luxury, fashion and lifestyle magazine.… MORE
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Fast Company â€¢ www.fastcompany.com â€¢ part of Tour C
Founded in 1995 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, LLC., Fast Company magazine illuminates the evolution of business through a unique focus on the most creative individuals in the marketplace. ...… MORE
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Esquire â€¢ www.esquire.com â€¢ part of Tour A
As the only general-interest lifestyle magazine for sophisticated men, Esquire defines, reflects and celebrates what it means to be a man in contemporary American culture. ...… MORE
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The FADER â€¢ www.thefader.com â€¢ part of Tour B
The FADER magazine is the definitive voice of emerging music and the lifestyle that surrounds it. ...… MORE
Vanity Fair â€¢ www.vanityfair.com â€¢ part of Tour C
From entertainment to world affairs, business to style, design to society, Vanity Fair is a cultural catalyst--a magazine that provokes and drives the popular dialogue. ...… MORE
Siempre Mujer â€¢ www.siempremujer.com â€¢ part of Tour A
Siempre Mujer is for the Hispanic woman living in the U.S. who keeps her traditions alive and embraces new American values. Siempre Mujer reflects her lifestyle, aspirations and dreams.… MORE
Pentagram â€¢ www.pentagram.com â€¢ part of Tour D
Pentagram is organized and run so that designers may achieve their best -- because design at its best satisfies clients, pleases users and gratifies the designer. We design print and screen graphics, products, environments and buildings. ...… MORE
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