From the SPD Archives: Publication Design 21, 1987

From the SPD Archives: Publication Design 21, 1987 SPD50m.jpgThe SPD Publication Design annual has been the state of the art representation of magazine design since the first book was published in the mid-1970s. This edition of Publication Design 21, published in 1987, featured the best editorial design, illustration, and photography from 1985, selected by a stellar group of judges.

The book and jacket design was by Walter Bernard, Milton Glaser, and Colleen McCudden of WBMG. Cover photograph by Matthew Klein. The typographer was True to Type.

The competition chairpersons for Publication Design 21 were Michael Grossman, design director, The Village Voice and Amy Bogert, art director, American Bookseller.

Judges for Publication Design 21:

Robert Priest: art director, Us
Nancy Butkus: art director, Manhattan, inc.
Anthony Russell: principal, Anthony Russell Inc.
Tibor Kalman: principal, M & Co.
Mary Zisk: art director, PC
Mary K. Baumann: art director, Time-Life Development
Thomas P. Ruis: art director, New York Daily News / graphics

Be sure to enter your magazine work into this year's SPD 50 Publication Design competition.

The very final (late) deadline is January 23.

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Call for Entries Poster, 1972
Call for Entries 20, 1984
25th Anniversary Call for Entries, 1989
The First Issue of Grids, 1982
Society of Publication Designers News, 1966
Publication Design News, 1975
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Publication Design Annual #2, 1976
Publication Design 12, 1978
Publication Design 13, 14 & 15 Annual, 1982
Publication Design 16 & 17, 1983
Publication Design 20, 1986
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