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Globe wins honors in design competition

The Boston Globe’s design staff won 18 awards in the ­Society for News Design’s 34th annual competition, bringing home honors for their work on topics ranging from sports to politics to arts and entertainment coverage.

“We’re gratified by this recognition of the Globe’s design, infographics, and digital team,” said Dan Zedek, assistant managing editor. “The awards are a reflection of the powerful storytelling of our reporters and photographers and our close collaboration with our word and picture editors.”

Among the winners announced last week were staff members David Butler, Alvin Chang, Gabriel­ Florit, Grant Staublin, Michael Workman, and Javier Zarracina. They collectively won the silver medal for multimedia presentation for their project “68 Blocks: Life, Death, Hope.”

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Anica Butler, Thea Breite, Chris Marstall, and Antony Paolillo joined Chang and Staublin in winning a group excellence award for their multimedia work on the “68 Blocks” project.

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Chang and Monica Ulmanu both won excellence awards for their multimedia portfolios, spanning multiple projects. Luke Knox won four excellence awards for sports design.

Zedek, Ryan Huddle, Greg Klee, and Daigo Fujiwara each won multiple excellence awards for multimedia and print design for the Ideas, Movies, and Arts section and the Sunday Magazine. And Heather Hopp-Bruce won an excellence award for her work on the Opinion page.

Todd Feathers can be reached at todd.feathers@globe.com. Follow him on Twitter at @ToddFeathers.