2013 Gold Award: 30th Annual IALD International Lighting Design Awards commemorative brochure

Commemoration/Tribute
30th Annual IALD International Lighting Design Awards commemorative brochure

Judge’s Comments: Simply captivating. The careful choice of font and paper makes the pages of this finely printed piece come to life. Many times I found myself running my fingers over the section titles thinking there was texture on the pages. The exquisite layout is thoughtful and engaging. Text to image balance was right on. The manner in which the brochure is delivered is also quite impressive, earning a perfect ten in the Effectiveness category

Entrant Details
International Association of Lighting Designers
30th Annual IALD International Lighting Design Awards commemorative brochure
Contact: Ms. Jennifer Jones

2013 Silver Award: The History of NACE International, The Corrosion Society 1943-2013, 70 Years of Progress

Commemoration/Tribute
The History of NACE International, The Corrosion Society 1943-2013, 70 Years of Progress

Judge’s Comments: Cover to cover, this book from NACE International is an impressive, historical account of an association’s achievements. Earning the highest points in Content, this book is designed to pull you in at every spread with its multiple points of entry. The extensive compilation of historical facts and photos, and the display of historical documents make this piece a true commemorative piece—one that NACE International can be quite proud of.

Entrant Details
NACE International
The History of NACE International, The Corrosion Society 1943-2013, 70 Years of Progress
Contact: Ms. Gretchen Jacobsen

2013 Bronze Award: 1950-53 60th Anniversary Korean War

Commemoration/Tribute
1950-53 60th Anniversary Korean War

Judge’s Comments: The VFW Magazine group never disappoints. This content-rich tribute of the Korean War is a must-have for the veteran of this war or an avid history buff. Each feature is told like a short story, making each section of the book a must-read. The material is appropriately designed and presented for this audience, and the changing rubrics (or page headers) provoke reader engagement and curiosity.

Entrant Details
VFW Magazine
1950-53 60th Anniversary Korean War
Contact: Ms. Janie Blankenship

2012 Gold Award: 29th Annual IALD International Lighting Design Awards Publication

Commemoration/Tribute

29th Annual IALD International Lighting Design Awards Publication
Judge’s Comments: Shimmering pages that almost cast a light off the pages. A wonderfully designed book. Beautiful use of yellow type face and yellow boxes to emphasize light.

Entrant Details
International Association of Lighting Designers
29th Annual IALD International Lighting Design Awards Publication
Contact: Ms. Jennifer Jones

2012 Silver Award: Lake Borgne Surge Barrier EEA Award Winner

Commemoration/Tribute

Lake Borgne Surge Barrier EEA Award Winner

Judge’s Comments: An interesting, thought-provoking visual story of a truly brilliant engineering undertaking. 

Entrant Details
American Council of Engineering Companies
Lake Borgne Surge Barrier EEA Award Winner
Contact: Ms. Daisy Nappier

Credited Vendors & Partners
f11 MEDIA LLC, Communications Firm
Wendy Barber, f11media@me.com

2012 Bronze Award: Cleaning & Restoration – November/December 2011

Commemoration/Tribute

Cleaning & Restoration - November/December 2011

Judge’s Comments: As associations, we are indebted to our long-time contributors who have dedicated their lives mastering the industry in which they work and educating colleagues and up-and-comers along the way. Ms. Patti Harman, Editor-in-Chief of Cleaning & Restoration, wrote in her Commentary for this special tribute to Martin King, that she had hoped “this tribute expresses our heartfelt thanks and admiration for the impact he [King] has had on so many.” With touching imagery, and pages of personal messages throughout, we would say, Ms. Harman, you’ve nailed it.

Entrant Details
Restoration Industry Association
Cleaning & Restoration – November/December 2011
Contact: Ms. Patricia Harman

Credited Vendors & Partners
The YGS Group, Communications Firm
Lori Racey, lori.racey@theygsgroup.com

2011 Gold Award: 10 Year Remembrance

Commemoration/Tribute

 

Judge’s Comments: The International Association of Fire Fighters commemorative piece is a stand out. Its use of transparent papers, quotes, and haunting black and white imagery reflects the tragedy of 9/11 and celebrates the souls who perished in this world-changing event. The piece is purposeful and unique, and achieves its goal in that it is an informative, effective, and commemorative keepsake.

Entrant Details
International Association of Fire Fighters
10 Year Remembrance
Contact: Jane Blume

Credited Vendors & Partners
Evans Design, Graphic Designer
Bill Evans, bill@evansdesign.com

2011 Silver Award: Afghanistan War: 10th Anniversary

Commemoration/Tribute

Afghanistan War: 10th Anniversary

Judge’s Comments: Organized in a compelling, packed to the gills, must-read way, the 10th Anniversary Commemorative is revealing, informative, and can serve as a historical reference for generations to come.

Entrant Details
VFW Magazine
Afghanistan War: 10th Anniversary
Contact: Janie Blankenship

2011 Bronze Award: 2011 ACMG Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award: Dr. Charles J. Epstein Tribute

Commemoration/Tribute

2011 ACMG Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award: Dr. Charles J. Epstein Tribute

Judge’s Comments: The rich and compelling life of Dr. Epstein is truly captured in this well-formatted, perfect-length video commemorating his contributions and his outstanding character, and acts of kindness and philanthropy. Clear graphics, moving images, effective voiceover, and art direction make this piece a winner in every way.

Entrant Details
American College of Medical Genetics Foundation
2011 ACMG Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award: Dr. Charles J. Epstein Tribute
Contact: Ms. Melissa Forburger

Credited Vendors & Partners
DMB Pictures, Film Producer
Debbie Brodsky,  debbie@dmbpictures.com

2010 Bronze Award: American Mosquito Control Association – The 75 Year History

Commemoration / tribute

American Mosquito Control Association - The 75 Year History

Judge’s Comments: This is a very detailed collection of events commemorating the association’s 75 years of existence and its growth. With organizational chronology, past presidents, awards, annual meetings, and public outreach example—mosquito control is captured for posterity. It has the feel of a yearbook. The unique treatment of the paper stock was a nice touch as were the archived photos.

Entrant Details
American Mosquito Control Association/Association Headquarters
American Mosquito Control Association – The 75 Year History
Contact: Mark Denato

Credited Vendors & Partners
Association Headquarters, Management Firm
Mark Denato, Art Director
Mount Laurel, New Jersey
mdenato@ahint.com
856-439-0500