Content: Graphis presents award-winning works in design from some of the top designers, and design firms internationally, including packaging, poster, editorial, and more. Platinum and Gold Awards are given full-page presentations, Silver awards are presented, and Honorable Mentions are listed. Award-winning work from the judges, a panel that consists of Graphis Masters and top professionals in the industry, are also featured. Additionally, a list of museums is included. Selling Points: This is a great resource for inspiration and a tool for understanding the visual standard one must meet to compete among the top award-winning professionals. It contains high-quality presentations of the winning work. Audience: Designers, art directors, creative directors, artist/illustrators, educators, students, and creatives who seek motivation and inspiration. Credits: All winners describe their assignments, creative process, and the results of their work in the Credits & Commentary.
About the Author
B. Martin Pedersen, Publisher, Design and Editorial Director of Graphis, has won numerous awards in his past from the AIGA, ADC, TDC, and the SPD, who honored him with the first Herb Lubalin Award for excellence in editorial design. He also won the Columbia University National Magazine Award for the best designed magazine of the year. He has been inducted into the Art Directors Club Hall of Fame, received the AIGA Gold Medal for a lifetime achievement in Design, and is a member of Alliance Graphique International (AGI) and the New York Yacht Club.