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BOOK REVIEW: 45th Publication Design Annual  

Posted by Scott Wilson

Title: 45th Publication Design Annual


Author: Society of Publication Designers

Publisher: Quayside

RRP: $99.00

ISBN: 9781592536696

Release Date: February 2011

Description:



The Society of Publication Designers’ annual competition seeks the very best in editorial design work. The 45th edition of this top-selling series features work published in a range of mediums and created by journalistic, design and publishing talent from around the world. Stunning full-page layouts present everything from products to people, and objects to events, in ways that make each palpable and unforgettable.

Review:

It is said that the best visual design work is about emotion as much as it is about appearance. With powerful, brilliant pictures--presented in just the right layout a designer can make us experience a whole range of emotions, from terror to desirability, fury to bliss.

The Society of Publication Designers' produces an annual competition to seek the very best in editorial design work. Judged by a worldwide panel of top designers, the 45th edition of Rockport's best-selling SPD series celebrates the journalists, editorial directors, photographers, and other talented individuals who brought events of the year 2009 to our doorsteps and computer screens.

The result of this competition is this book with stunning full-page layouts present everything from products to people, and objects to events, in ways that make each palpable and unforgettable. Featuring work published in a wide range of mediums and created by journalistic, design, and publishing talent from around the world.

This book is a must have for anyone in the advertising, design and graphic arts industries.

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