1,200 pages of inspiration: International Yearbook Communication Design 2017/2018 was published

The yearbooks of the Red Dot Award rank among the international standards for excellent design. Companies, journalists, planners and designers from all over the world use them for their daily work and keep them as collector’s items. As of now, the archive of excellent design is expanded by the International Yearbook Communication Design 2017/2018. It was published in the Red Dot Edition on 14 November 2017. Two volumes, which run to 1,260 pages, document the different facets of contemporary communication design and present the recent Red Dot awarded creative achievements.

Broad range of creative works

All works which readers can discover in the latest Red Dot yearbook were granted a prize by an international jury in the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017. The broad range comprises, among others, works from fields such as posters, typography, online, packaging design, annual reports and apps. Every single work is introduced in words and pictures, thus giving the reader an extensive overview of the state of the art of worldwide communication design. The makers behind the inspiring projects, which received the Red Dot: Best of the Best, are introduced, too. Moreover, the designer portraits contain short interviews.

Interviews with the agency and brand of the year

In-depth insights into their work are also granted by the Red Dot: Brand of the Year and the Red Dot: Agency of the Year. In a multi-page article, including an interview with Giovanni Perosino, Vice President Marketing Communication, Audi is being introduced as the most successful brand. Likewise victorious in the competition was thjnk: Another article in the yearbook is dedicated to the Red Dot: Agency of the Year 2017, with the agency founders Karen Heumann and Armin Jochum talking about their design achievements. Readers can also look forward to the presentation of the best work from an up-and-coming designer, the book “See Acoustics – Rhapsody in Blue” (“Akustik sehen – Rhapsody in Blue”) by Sarah Müller. The International Yearbook Communication Design 2017/2018 is completed by portraits of the jurors.