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Play with SPD 51 Round 4: Elliot Stokes

Play with SPD 51 Round 4: Elliot Stokes

Round 4 Winner: Elliot Stokes, Congratulations!


Play SPD 51 again in Round 5 on Monday!

Cover of the Day: San Francisco Magazine, February 2016

Cover of the Day: San Francisco Magazine, February 2016

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

San Francisco Magazine, February 2016
Design Direction: o Banquinho
Director of Photography:
Nadia Lachanc
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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 York Times Magazine, January 31, 2016

Cover of the Day: The New York Times Magazine, January 31, 2016

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

The New York Times Magazine, January 31, 2016
Design Director: Gail Bichler
Director of Photography: Kathy Ryan
Art Director:
Matt Wiley
Photograph: Jack Davidson
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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
Play with SPD 51: Round 4, Triple Prize this Round!

Play with SPD 51: Round 4, Triple Prize this Round!

Test your industry knowledge! For the next eight weeks, we will be posting three publication-design-related questions each week. Be the first to answer them correctly and win your choice of two prizes: 

A set of the most recent 5 SPD Annuals (46, 47, 48, 49, 50)* 
   *Available to be mailed anywhere in the continental United States.

OR 

     
A bottle of Hangar One Vodka**
**Available only to winners (21 years and over) who are able to pick it up at the SPD office. 

Wanna play? 
Check out the following 3 questions and email your answers to SPDsubmissions@gmail.com by Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 12pm EST.

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The first e-mail received with all three questions answered correctly will be the winner. Winners will be announced here on SPD.org every Friday and notified by email. See complete contest rules after the jump for full details.

Think you know the answers? Email them to SPDsubmissions@gmail.com by Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 12pm EST.


Let the games begin!

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Play with SPD 51 Round 3: No Contest Winner

Play with SPD 51 Round 3: No Contest Winner

No winners this week. Triple Prize Next Week!
Try again Monday with Round 4! 

Wearing Two Hats: The Double Threat

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ILLUSTRATORS WHO DESIGN,
DESIGNERS WHO ILLUSTRATE

We are launching our first ever co-sponsored Illustration Event with the amazing Society of Illustrators on Wednesday, February 24th at 6pm.

Who are they exactly? For those of you who haven't attended S of I events, they present the very best of editorial, advertising, and book illustration work

This once-ever event presents a panel of many of the most influential and versatile designer/illustrators working today. 

Moderated by Len Small, AD of Nautilus magazine, the panel includes:

Stephen Doyle 
(illustrator, visual influencer, former AD of Spy magazine)

Matt Dorfman

(illustrator, AD, New York Times Book Review)

Martin Gee
(illustrator, Senior AD, Time magazine)

Melinda Beck
(illustrator, designer)

Carlos Zamora

(illustrator, designer: Cuba, Equador, St. Louis)

Deanna Donegan

(illustrator, designer, The New Yorker)

The Society of Illustrators is at 128 East 63rd Street, New York, NY 10065
 

GO TO www.societyillustrators.org TO BUY TICKETS!
$20 Non-members | $10 Members (Society of Illustrators + SPD) 

art by Martin Gee

SPD

SPD "Last Thursday" Happy Hour!

Join us for our first... monthly "Last Thursday" Happy Hour!

January 28th will be hosted by Tim Leong, President of SPD and Design Director of Entertainment Weekly.

There will not be a cover charge. So enter PUB51 and then come be happy for an hour or so...

The Folly
7-9pm
92 West Houston Street

Cover of the Day: Variety, January 2016
Cover of the Day: Variety, January 2016
Welcome to SPD's Cover of the Day, a portfolio of brilliant magazine and newspaper covers from around the world.Variety, January 2016Creative Director: Chris Mihal Illustrator: Daniel... ...More
Cover of the Day: New York Observer, January 25, 2016
Cover of the Day: New York Observer, January 25, 2016
Welcome to SPD's Cover of the Day, a portfolio of brilliant magazine and newspaper covers from around the world.New York Observer, January... ...More
SPD 51: Show Us What You Got!
SPD 51: Show Us What You Got!
SPD 51: The BEST Editorial Design CompetitionTick. Tock. The Late (and final) deadline is approaching.  More categories for you to enter, means... ...More
Cover of the Day: The Pitchfork Review, Issue 8
Cover of the Day: The Pitchfork Review, Issue 8
Welcome to SPD's Cover of the Day, a portfolio of brilliant magazine and newspaper covers from around the world.The Pitchfork Review,... ...More
Play with SPD 51: Round 3
Play with SPD 51: Round 3
Test your industry knowledge! For the next eight weeks, we will be posting three publication-design-related questions each week. Be the first... ...More
Our 2016 Student Design Competition Official Rules
Our 2016 Student Design Competition Official Rules
Every year we hold a Student Design Competition, and if you're a follower of this blog, you'll see many of... ...More