It is fitting that The Independent should be shortlisted in the top 13 designed newspapers of the year, according to the judges at this year's Society of News Design awards. It made the cut along with The Guardian, Aamulehti (Finland), Dagens Nyheter (Sweden), DeMorgen (Germany) , Die Zeit (Germany), The Globe and Mail (Canada), La Nacion (Argentina), The National Post (Canada), The New York Times (United States), Politiken (Denmark), The Washington Post (United States) and Welt am Sonntag (Germany).
The judges said of the Indie: ' Aylan Kurdi front covers. Well done to all those at the Indie. It will certainly be missed.
Here are a few more of its front page highlights.