American Society of Magazine Editors

7 Design

This category honors overall excellence in print magazine design. It recognizes the effectiveness of the art direction, including typography, and the use of illustration and photography. Judges will evaluate entries based on the ambition and originality of the creative direction and its success in fulfilling the editorial mission of the magazine. An entry consists of three print issues of the magazine.

Rules and Eligibility for Categories 7–10: Any eligible magazine published in print may submit one entry in Design and Photography and two entries in Single-Topic Issue and Magazine Section. Entries in Design and Photography may include one issue dated December 2014/January 2015. Content entered in Design and Photography can also be submitted in other categories. Entries in Single-Topic Issue may be dated December 2014/January 2015; entries in Magazine Section may include one article dated January 2015. Content entered in Single-Topic Issue and Magazine Section cannot be submitted in other categories except as part of an entry in the categories listed in section 7 on page 3. WHAT TO SUBMIT: (1) four copies of each print issue that is part of or contains a part of the entry and (2) a CD or DVD containing PDFs of each issue (advertisements need not be included).