Synopses & Reviews
The best visual design work is about emotion as much as appearance. Powerful, brilliant pictures-presented in just the right layout-can make us experience a whole range of emotions, from fear to attraction, anger to happiness.
The Society of Publication Designers' (SPD) annual competition seeks the very best in editorial design work. Judged by a worldwide panel of top designers, the 40th edition of Rockport's best-selling SPD series celebrates the journalists, editorial directors, photographers, and other talented individuals who brought the year 2004-with all its triumphs and disasters-to our doorsteps and computer screens.
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 stunning volume celebrates the people and firms who represent editorial design at its best.
This book presents a collection of winning entries, and a wide range of the best work designed by journalistic, design and publishing talent.
About the Author
The Society of Publication Designers is the only organization that specifically addresses the concerns of trade, corporate, institutional, newspaper, and consumer editorial art directors. The SPD encourages artistic excellence by annually judging the thousands of design professionals in the United States and abroad. The Society is based in New York City.