• Congratulations to the SPD 52 Gold & Silver Medal Winners!
  • SPD Speaker Series: Designing for Astronauts & Earthlings
  • The SPD 52 Merit Winners Have Been Announced!
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  • SPD52 Gala Photo Booth Pictures
  • SPD52 Gala Photo Booth Pictures
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Congratulations to the SPD 52 Gold & Silver Medal Winners!

Congratulations to the SPD 52 Gold & Silver Medal Winners!

The Society of Publication Designers is excited to announce the Gold and Silver Medal Winners of our 52nd Annual Design Competition.  83 categories  were awarded Gold Medals and 71 categories were awarded Silver Medals for outstanding work in both Print and Digital platforms.  The 52nd Annual SPD Awards Gala was hosted by SPD 52 Co-chairs Caleb Bennett (Design Director, Condé Nast Traveler) and T.J. Tucker (Creative Director, Texas Monthly) this past Friday, May 5th at Cipriani 25 Broadway.

Click Here for the Gold and Silver Medal Winners

In addition to these awards, the Medal Finalists and Merit Winners will appear in SPD's publication design annual, PUB 52. The annual is distributed free to all SPD members, and will be available later this year.
No May

No May "Last Thursday" Happy Hour!

Due to the holiday weekend, there will be no May "Last Thursday" Happy Hour tonight. Please join us for our next Happy Hour on Thursday, June 29th.
Cover of the day: Little White Lies (UK), May 25, 2017

Cover of the day: Little White Lies (UK), May 25, 2017

Welcome to SPD's Cover of the Day, a portfolio of brilliant magazine and newspaper covers from around the world.

cover-of-the-day-logo.jpgLittle White Lies (UK), May 25, 2017

Creative Director : Timba Smits
Editor : David Jenkins

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Want to submit your cover to be considered for our Cover of the Day? Send us a jpeg of your cover with credit info to SPDsubmissions@gmail.com
Cover of the Day: POLITICO, May/June 2017

Cover of the Day: POLITICO, May/June 2017

Welcome to SPD's Cover of the Day, a portfolio of brilliant magazine and newspaper covers from around the world.

cover-of-the-day-logo.jpgPOLITICO, May/June 2017

Creative & Art Director: Janet Michaud
Illustrator: Matt Chase

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Want to submit your cover to be considered for our Cover of the Day? Send us a jpeg of your cover with credit info to SPDsubmissions@gmail.com
SPD-U Student Portfolio Reviews - Thursday, June 15th, 2017
SPD-U Student Portfolio Reviews - Thursday, June 15th, 2017
Mark your calendars for Thursday, June 15th for our SPD-U Student Portfolio Reviews! You'll get valuable advice and critiques from publishing... ...More
Cover of the day: Pickles (UK) Spring/Summer 2017

Cover of the day: Pickles (UK) Spring/Summer 2017

Welcome to SPD's Cover of the Day, a portfolio of brilliant magazine and newspaper covers from around the world.

cover-of-the-day-logo.jpgPickles (UK), Spring/Summer 2017

Creative Director : Ned Read
Illustration : Gio Pastori

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Want to submit your cover to be considered for our Cover of the Day? Send us a jpeg of your cover with credit info to SPDsubmissions@gmail.com
Cover of the Day: Pacific Standard, May/June 2017

Cover of the Day: Pacific Standard, May/June 2017

Welcome to SPD's Cover of the Day, a portfolio of brilliant magazine and newspaper covers from around the world.

cover-of-the-day-logo.jpgPacific Standard, May/June 2017

Creative Director : Taylor Le
Illustration : Alvaro Matas

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Want to submit your cover to be considered for our Cover of the Day? Send us a jpeg of your cover with credit info to SPDsubmissions@gmail.com
Cover of the Day: The New Yorker, May 15, 2017

Cover of the Day: The New Yorker, May 15, 2017

Welcome to SPD's Cover of the Day, a portfolio of brilliant magazine and newspaper covers from around the world.

cover-of-the-day-logo.jpgThe New Yorker, May 15, 2017

Art Editor : Françoise Mouly
Artist : Roz Chast

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Want to submit your cover to be considered for our Cover of the Day? Send us a jpeg of your cover with credit info to SPDsubmissions@gmail.com
SPD 52 Gala: The Photo Booth Pictures Are Here!

SPD 52 Gala: The Photo Booth Pictures Are Here!

Head on over to the SPD Facebook page and take a look at all of the fun and shenanigans from this year's gala photo booth.   

Special thanks to our photographer Ari Michelson for capturing all the great moments.

Thanks again to all of our friends and sponsors who made this night possible.  

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Cover of the Day: IEEE Spectrum, May 2017
Cover of the Day: IEEE Spectrum, May 2017
Welcome to SPD's Cover of the Day, a portfolio of brilliant magazine and newspaper covers from around the world.IEEE Spectrum,... ...More
Don't Miss Our SPD Speaker Series on Designing for Astronauts and Earthlings!
Don't Miss Our SPD Speaker Series on Designing for Astronauts and Earthlings!
Join us for our next exciting SPD Speaker Series featuring Richard Danne with guests Jesse Reed, Hamish Smyth, and Alex Daly. ... ...More
Cover of the Day: Riders Magazine, April 2017
Cover of the Day: Riders Magazine, April 2017
Welcome to SPD's Cover of the Day, a portfolio of brilliant magazine and newspaper covers from around the world.Riders Magazine,... ...More
Cover of the Day: L'Obs, May 11, 2017
Cover of the Day: L'Obs, May 11, 2017
Welcome to SPD's Cover of the Day, a portfolio of brilliant magazine and newspaper covers from around the world.L'Obs, May... ...More
Cover of the Day: ESPN the Magazine, May 8, 2017
Cover of the Day: ESPN the Magazine, May 8, 2017
Welcome to SPD's Cover of the Day, a portfolio of brilliant magazine and newspaper covers from around the world.ESPN the... ...More