For Platinum Award winners, see the cover. Gold winners include Emerson, Wajdowicz Studios, emerystudio, Brand Union, Costello Communications, Design Ranch, Gensler, Gottschalk+Ash Int’l, h george design, inc., Nesandy + Schwartz, and Squires & Company, among many others. Thousands of Annual Report designs are available in our online archive.
This year, Graphis awarded nearly 300 winners. Platinum and Gold winners each receive full-page presentations of their work, Silver winners are also presented, and Merits are listed. Also featured are Q&As with each of the Platinum Winners. All winners were chosen by a panel of judges, all successful Annual Report Designers. Also presented is the brilliant work of three Masters of Annual Reports: Richard Hess, Stephen Frykholm, and Kit Hinrichs.
This section gives the audience insight into the process behind the work: the assignment, the approach, and the results. The book is an indispensable resource for Designers who seek information on the demanding process of producing an Annual Report.
B. Martin Pedersen, CEO, Publisher, Designer, and Editorial Director at Graphis, is distinguished within the design industry for his sophisticated and enduring design sensibilities.
Under his leadership, Graphis organizes highly reputable international juried award competitions spanning the areas of Design, Advertising, Photography, Illustration, and New Talent. These competitions serve to discover, acknowledge and promote exceptional talent globally. Moreover, Mr. Pedersen is renowned for producing some of the highest-quality books in the design industry.
His contributions to the field have been recognized extensively with high-profile honors and awards. Among these are numerous commendations from the AIGA, Art Directors Club, and Type Directors Club. He has been conferred the inaugural Herb Lubalin Award for Excellence in Editorial Design by the Society of Publication Designers, the National Magazine Award for the Best Designed Magazine of the Year by Columbia University, and the AIGA Gold Medal for Lifetime Achievement in Design.
Furthermore, Mr. Pedersen has had the distinction of being inducted into the Art Directors Club Hall of Fame. He also holds the status of a member in the prestigious Alliance Graphique International (AGI). B. Martin Pedersen's portfolio and work represent a remarkable testament to his profound impact on the design industry.