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Cover Of the Day: WIRED, October 2014

Cover Of the Day: WIRED, October 2014

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

WIRED October, 2014
Creative  Director: Billy Sorrentino
Illustrator: Oliver Munday
Director of Photography: Patrick Witty
Sr. Producer: Sowjanya Kudva
Editor in Chief: Scott Dadich


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#TBT: SPD-U Throws It Back to 1996 Student Competition Winner Gabriel Kuo
#TBT: SPD-U Throws It Back to 1996 Student Competition Winner Gabriel Kuo
As part of SPD's 50th Anniversary celebration, we're looking back at our past Student Competition winners (see galleries of past winning work here on... ...More
From the SPD Archives: Call for Entries Poster, 1972

From the SPD Archives: Call for Entries Poster, 1972

SPD50f.jpgFor the 1972 Publication Design 7 competition, SPD created this mailer poster as the call for entries. There's no design or illustration credit on the poster, but the artwork is likely the product of Dick Hess, the noted illustrator and art director of Vista Magazine, who is listed as one of the judges (there's a Hess signature at the lower right of the image).

Other judges for Pub 7 included Cipe Pineles, Mike Gross of National Lampoon, Milton Glaser, design director of New York, Will Hopkins, art director of Saturday Review, and former Evergreen Review art director Ken Deardorf. The call explains that "The system of judging has been established to insure impartiality for all entrants and avoid embarrassment to the judges."

The call for entries poster was mailed to members in late 1971. Competition winners were announced at the annual awards dinner on March 23, 1972 at the Tavern on the Green in Central Park.

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Cover of the Day: Fortune India: October 2014

Cover of the Day: Fortune India: October 2014

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

Fortune India  October, 2014
Creative  Director: Nilanjan Das
Cover: Nilanjan Das 
Photography: Bandeep Singh 

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

Tickets on sale now for our Video in Publishing event!


View of the work of Mike Norseng, Photo Director of Esquire and more at this  panel discussion with today's top photo directors and web producers about the ever-increasing role of video in magazine brands.
Go behind the scenes of award-winning clips!  Plus the bloopers and the blunders!
 
Additional panelists include:
Gilly Barnes Video producer from Vanity Fair 
The team from Glamour who created the Emmy award winning series Screw You Cancer
Moderated by Kira Pollack  from Time

Wednesday October 29th
7:00pm (doors open at 6:30pm)
SVA Theatre 333 W 23rd St (Eighth Ave)

Get your tickets HERE
From the SPD Archives: The Judges for Publication Design 30, 1995

From the SPD Archives: The Judges for Publication Design 30, 1995

SPD50b.jpgThe judging for the 30th SPD publication design awards was held in late January, 1995, at Parson's School of Design in New York City. The competition chairs were Diana LaGuardia, design director of Conde Nast Traveler and Audrey Razgaitis, art director of Conde Nast Traveler. The two chairs gathered a stellar group of 36 judges, including magazine art directors and photo directors, plus some prestigious studio designers and even an editor. These photographs of all the judges by Steven Freeman were published in the SPD Gala 30 program, on May 5, 1995.

On the turn page Audrey Razgaitis looks back at the judging, and there are five more group judging photos.

(Back row, L-R): Shawn Young, art director, Allure; Gina Davis, art director, Working Woman; Maryjane Fahey, Roger Black Inc. (Front row, L-R): Mary K. Baumann, Hopkins/Baumann; Phyllis Richmond Cox, art director, Bride's and Your New Home; Greg Pond, photo director, Details.

Photographs by Steven Freeman


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From the Student Competition Archives: Competition #3 - 1997 Winners
From the Student Competition Archives: Competition #3 - 1997 Winners
As we celebrate SPD's 50th Anniversary, we're going back in time to showcase all the past Student Competition winners. Back in the beginning, the competition was... ...More
A night of great videos with the people who make them!

A night of great videos with the people who make them!

LIGHTS! CAMERA! ACTION! 
A panel discussion with today's top photo directors and web producers about the ever-increasing role of video in magazine brands.
Go behind the scenes of award-winning clips!
Plus the bloopers and the blunders!
 
Panelists include:

Mike Norseng, Photo Director of Esquire 
Gilly Barnes Video producer from Vanity Fair 
The team from Glamour who created the Emmy award winning series Screw You Cancer
Moderated by Kira Pollack  from Time

Wednesday October 29th
SVA Theatre 333 W 23rd St (Eighth Ave)

buy tickets after the jump
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Jason Sfetko named Deputy AD at The New York Times Magazine
Jason Sfetko has been named Deputy Art Director at The New York Times Magazine. He  joined the staff at the Sunday... ...More
Cover of the Day: Variety: October 2014

Cover of the Day: Variety: October 2014

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

Variety  October, 2014
Creative  Director: Chris Mihal
Director of Photography: Bailey Franklin 
Photography: Williams + Hirakawa 

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

The rest of the covers in the series after the jump...

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SPD-U Presenting at Fall College Media Convention in Philly Oct 30-31
SPD-U Presenting at Fall College Media Convention in Philly Oct 30-31
Are you attending the CMA/ACP National Fall College Media Convention at the end of the month with your school's media... ...More
Herb Lubalin's Saturday Evening Post
Herb Lubalin's Saturday Evening Post
By Robin Benson / Editor, Past PrintYou all know Herb Lubalin's magazine work: Eros, Fact, Avant Garde, u&lc. But how... ...More
#TBT: SPD-U Throws It Back to 1995 Student Competition Winner So Takahashi
#TBT: SPD-U Throws It Back to 1995 Student Competition Winner So Takahashi
As part of SPD's 50th Anniversary celebration, we're looking back at our past Student Competition winners (see galleries of past... ...More
The Reader Comes First
The Reader Comes First
By Robin Benson / Editor, Past PrintThe spreads below are from publications that I think were designed with the reader... ...More
Cover of the Day: ESPN Magazine: October 2014
Cover of the Day: ESPN Magazine: October 2014
Welcome to SPD's Cover of the Day, a portfolio of brilliant magazine and newspaper covers from around the world.ESPN Magazine October, 2014Creative... ...More
From the SPD Archives: Leo Lionni at SPD Gala 28, 1993
From the SPD Archives: Leo Lionni at SPD Gala 28, 1993
The undisputed star of the 28th SPD Gala, held on May 7, 1993 in the Celeste Bartos Forum of the... ...More
From the Student Competition Archives: #2 - 1996 Winners - Part 2
From the Student Competition Archives: #2 - 1996 Winners - Part 2
As we celebrate SPD's 50th Anniversary, we're going back in time to showcase all the past Student Competition winners. Back in the beginning, the competition was... ...More
twen: Big, Bold and Very Black (and White)
twen: Big, Bold and Very Black (and White)
By Robin Benson / Editor, Past Printtwen was a unique German magazine aimed at young adults. Started in 1959 as... ...More
Smart Quote
Smart Quote
Being a famous designer is like a being a famous dentist. -Noreen MoriokaWelcome to our "Smart Quote" series featuring some... ...More
From the Student Competition Archives: #2 - 1995 Winners - Part 1
From the Student Competition Archives: #2 - 1995 Winners - Part 1
As we celebrate SPD's 50th Anniversary, we're going back in time to showcase all the past Student Competition winners. Back in... ...More
Pub(lications) Crawled 2014!
Pub(lications) Crawled 2014!
This was one of the best New York trips our group has ever experienced. Organized, informational and just AWESOME! That... ...More
From the Student Competition Archives: The Inaugural Year of 1994-Part 2
From the Student Competition Archives: The Inaugural Year of 1994-Part 2
As you can see on the homepage, SPD is celebrating our 50th Anniversary! And while SPD has been honoring professional editorial design... ...More