Our design for Columbia Journalism Review‘s Winter 2018 issue, “Threats,” is a medal finalist in the Society of Publication Designers’ 54th Annual Design Competition. We are nominated for best overall issue design in the category of Custom Publishing/Brand/Trade/Institutional/Education. Medal winners will be announced on May 3rd, 2019.
Gratitude to our collaborators at Columbia Journalism Review, and to all the incredible artists who contributed to this issue. Cover and opening feature illustration: Melinda Beck.
The Society of Publication Designers is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and encouraging excellence in editorial design. Since forming in 1965, SPD prides itself on being the only organization with a specific focus on the visual editorial concerns of print and digital professionals.
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