FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR 365: AIGA ANNUAL DESIGN EXHIBITIONS 29 AND 50 BOOKS / 50 COVERS

02 July 2008
New York (United States) - After careful and considered review, the jurors of “365: AIGA Annual Design Competitions 29” and “AIGA 50 Books/50 Covers of 2007” have chosen the final entries to represent examples of the best work produced in 2007.
New York (United States) - After careful and considered review, the jurors of "365: AIGA Annual Design Competitions 29" and "AIGA 50 Books/50 Covers of 2007" have chosen the final entries to represent examples of the best work produced in 2007 for exhibition, publication and inclusion in the AIGA Design Archives, both online and at the Denver Art Museum.

From more than 4,700 entries, the jury's final selections of 255 examples in AIGA's annual juried competition, 365: AIGA Annual Design Competitions 29, represents the best work across all disciplines of communication design and strategy created in 2007.

The time-honored competition, 50 Books/50 Covers of 2007, aims to identify the 50 best-designed books and book covers of 2007. After careful and considered review of more than 900 entries, the jury of "AIGA 50 books/50 Covers of 2007" competition selected a group of 100 examples of outstanding book and book cover design produced in 2007.

The jury's selections will be mounted as a public exhibition scheduled to open at the AIGA National Design Center in New York on December 10. The exhibit will travel across the country to AIGA chapters and student groups during 2009. In addition, selections become part of the AIGA Design Archives, a searchable visual database of exemplary design, are documented in 365: AIGA Year In Design 29, an annual print publication and the physical artifacts join the AIGA Design Archives at the Denver Art Museum.

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